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Braised salmon head 三文魚頭煲 So the opposite day my mother dropped off a bag of salmon …

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🐟 Braised salmon head 三文魚頭煲

So the opposite day my mother dropped off a bag of salmon head & bones

I wasn’t certain what I wished to do with it however I used to be impressed to attempt shallow frying with the leftover tapioca flour from the pao de queijo recipe! Chinese language recipes typically name for dusting in corn starch however this labored fantastically!

With no plan or a recipe in thoughts.. My intent was to stay to my elimination food plan however as issues progressed, I gave into my insatiable want to throw in some oyster sauce (incorporates wheat, corn, and gluten… oops 😅).

Anyway, unsure what number of of you take pleasure in salmon head however here is the recipe! You possibly can substitute the pinnacle/bones with a agency fish filet.

What you will want:
Head & bones of 1 salmon
half of cup tapioca flour
2 shallots, quartered
Four cloves garlic, peeled
2 chilies, halved
1 inexperienced onion, 3″ items
Three dried shitake, soaked & sliced
1 knob ginger sliced
2 tbsp soy free sauce
half of cup water
1 tbsp oyster sauce lkkusa
1 tsp brown sugar

1. Minimize up your fish into desired measurement and pat dry.
2. In a deep plate, combine 1 tsp of salt and 1 tsp of white pepper with the tapioca flour.
3. Dredge your fish items within the combination and set forward.
4. Fill a deep pot with ~1/4″ of impartial oil and warmth to medium-high warmth.
5. Fry your fish items till golden brown 1-2 minutes / aspect (longer if utilizing filet / thicker items) and put aside.
6. Take away all however 1 tbsp of oil and add in ginger, garlic, shallot, chili, shitake, inexperienced onion and fry for two minutes.
7. Add in soy sauce, water, oyster sauce, and brown sugar. (you may deglaze with shaoxing wine earlier than this if you happen to’re not avoiding alcohol)
8. Return your fish items to the combination, stir, and canopy for five minutes on medium-low warmth.

The oil is sizzling sufficient for frying if you happen to put your picket chopstick in and it sizzles. Be sure you do not overcrowd the pan too – fry in batches.