Wednesday, February 19, 2020

English Lemon Stewed Fish | Passover Dish | Kosher Diet Food Recipe

English Lemon Stewed Fish | Passover Dish | Kosher Diet Food Recipe

English Lemon Stewed Fish | Passover Dish | Kosher Diet Food Recipe

English Lemon Stewed Fish

Have washed and scraped clean the nape or head and shoulders of halibut, a shad, or any good firm fish; 

Cut it up small and lay it in a stew-pan with one pint of water and three or four good sized onions, fried in oil a light brown; 

Put them on top of the fish with a pinch of cayenne pepper, and a teaspoon of ground ginger, with two teaspoons of salt; 

Let it all stew gently until it is done; if there should be too much gravy on it before adding the sauce, take some off. 

Prepare two eggs and six good sized lemons, squeezed and strained; 

Then take some of the gravy from the fish while it is boiling, add it to the lemon, with the two eggs well beaten, and a tablespoon of potato flour; 

Mix smoothly with some chopped parsley; 

When all is well mixed, add it to the fish, shake it gently for five minutes while it is boiling, taking care not to let it burn; 

When it is sufficiently cooked let it stand for an hour and serve it. Garnish with slices of lemon and parsley. 

To be eaten cold.


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Excerpt From The International Jewish Cook Book By Florence Kreisler Greenbaum