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Apr 16, 2012 04:12 AM

Shui Zhu Yu (Sichuan Boiled Fish) Recipe?

Does someone have a recipe for this dish that they've tried and found to be authentic and tasty?

A Google search did yield some results but I'd prefer a recipe recommended by someone here who can attest to it's reliability.

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  1. There's a recipe in Fuchsia Dunlop's "Land of Plenty" (I don't have the book in front of me, but I believe the recipe is for water-boiled beef, with a note that you can use fish in place of beef). I've tried the recipe only once and was lacking some important ingredients, but it was still quite good; I imagine that with the called-for ingredients, it would have been great.

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    1. re: nonaggie

      nonaggie your post warmed my heart as I have that book!! I'd searched EYB but of course wasn't looking for water-boiled beef. Thank-you so much for your reply, I can't wait to try it.

    2. Go Fuchsia, you won't be disappointed.

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      1. re: buttertart

        You bet bt, & I'll report back here when I do...tks!!

        1. re: Breadcrumbs

          If you find a good recipe, can you share it? Pretty Please?