Baked Carp

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Celebrity chef’s such as Gordon Ramsay and Heston Blumenthal are big fans of river fish and serve up carp in their London restaurants.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Variable Amount
Prep:
1 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

carp
cold water
vinegar
seasoned crumbs
beaten egg
bread crumbs
butter
2 medium
onions, sliced
1 pinch
sweet herbs
2 Tbsp
sweet wine
2 Tbsp
stock ( your choice )
1 tsp
anchovy paste
all purpose flour
salt and pepper (to taste)
lemon juice
1 pinch
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Clean a carp and cover it with equal amounts of salted cold water and vinegar.

Soak for an hour then drain and dry.
2Stuff with seasoned crumbs, sew up, and put into a deep baking pan

Brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with bread crumbs and dot with butter
3Add two sliced onions and a pinch of sweet herbs, a cupful each of sweet wine and stock, and a teaspoon of anchovy paste
4Bake for an hour, basting as needed.

Take out the fish, strain the liquid, thicken with a tablespoon of butter rolled in flour, season with salt, pepper, lemon juice, and a pinch of sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Polish
Other Tag: Heirloom