Szechuan Fish

1
barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Great flavorful fish dish

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    fish your choice i used lake trout
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    shaoxing wine
  • 6 clove
    garlic
  • 2
    green onions chopped white and green parts separated
  • 8 oz
    shiitake mushrooms stemmed and sliced
  • ·
    1 inch piece of ginger grated
  • 3
    star anise
  • 1 large
    cinnamon stick broke in pieces
  • 1 tsp
    ground szechuan pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    broad bean paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    chinese fermented beans

How to Make Szechuan Fish

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix the cornstarch, salt and wine and add the fish and marinate for 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. Add the oil to a large skillet. Toast the cinnamon stick and star anise for about 2 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon and discard. Add the ginger, garlic, white parts of the green onion, mushrooms, and half of the szechuan pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook 1 minute
  3. Add the broad bean paste and fermented black beans and stir fry 1 minute. Add 2 1/2 cups of water and bring to a boil reduce the heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Add the fish and simmer 5 more minutes.
    In a separate pan add 2 tsp oil and the other half of szechuan pepper and red pepper flakes cook for 1 minute.
    Pour the szechuan oil over the fish in the other pan
    Stir in the green parts of the green onion and serve

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About Szechuan Fish

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Chinese




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