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[Hong Kong Recipe] Deep Fried Stuffed Fish | Traditional


Chinese Recipe : Deep Fried Stuffed Fish with Dried Winter Melon



 Dace Fish 2 Whole
 Dried Winter Melon 150g
 Dried Shrimps  30 g
 Spring Onion (Chopped)   2 sprigs
 Water Chestnut (Chopped)   2 pcs
 Salt  1/2 tsp (for fish paste), 1tsp (for stewing dried winter melon)
 White pepper  pinch
 Water  2 tbsp (For minced Fish)
 Chicken Stock 250 ml
 Light Soy Sauce 1 tsp
 Corn starch little
 Oil for deep fry


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1. Rinse and Soak the “Dried Winter Melon (150g)” to soft

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2. Make a cut between Dace Fish skin and meat. Then separate the skin and meat.

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3. De-bone. (Fillet of 2 Dace Fish are required for 1 stuffed Fish)

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9. Apply some corn starch on inner side of skin for sticking the fish paste. Then, stuff up the fish skin.

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10. Heat the oil and deep fry the fish on medium heat. Deep fry until golden brown. Dish it up for next step.

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11. Drain the Soaked “Dried winter melon”. Cook it with chicken stock (250ml), Salt (1 tsp), Light soy sauce (1 tsp) , on slow heat for 30 minutes. 

After 30 minutes, add the deep fried fish and cook for 15 minutes more.


12.  Dish it up and serve it hot!