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Suddenly felt like eating fish

  1. Jun 24, 2006 #1
    I suddenly felt like eating fish and a couple of hours ago, I went buy some fish, as big as my palm size.
    But I don't know how to cook a fish, I washed and put one into boiling water, but it smelt terrible, fishy even if itwas completely welldone.
    I don't knowthe fish's name and I already threw the plastic pack/cover away.
    There are still some in my fridge,

    Thanks
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  3. Jun 24, 2006 #2

    arildno

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    Your Mom knows how, ask her..:wink:
     
  4. Jun 24, 2006 #3
    When I buy salmon I spread out some tinfoil and smother it in butter and add some onions and lemon, put the fish on top, wrap the tinfoil around the fish and bake it in the oven. It tastes great.
     
  5. Jun 24, 2006 #4
    is it a white or pink colour?
     
  6. Jun 24, 2006 #5
    thanks anyway
    my fish is not salmon, but i'll omit its head, its tail, wash with lemon, add peper, chilisource next time
     
  7. Jun 24, 2006 #6

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  8. Jun 24, 2006 #7

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    This sounds like a great Salmon recipe.

    Ingredients:
    • 3 lb Salmon
    • 1 ts Salt
    • 1 ts Pepper, black
    • 1/2 ts Thyme
    • 3 tb Butter
    • 1 1/2 c Cream, light
    • 3 Onions, sliced
    • 3 Parsley sprigs
    • 1 Garlic clove; quartered
    • 1 Bay leaf
    • 2 Cucumbers; peeled and cut into strips
    Method:
    • Combine salt and pepper, and thyme then rub all over the salmon.
    • Melt butter in baking dish then add salmon and coat it with the butter.
    • Add light cream, onion slices, parsley, garlic, and bay leaf. Arrange cucumber strips around the salmon.
    • Bake it covered for 40 minutes or until centre bone can be removed easily.
    • Remove and discard bay leaf, onion, parsley and garlic before you serve.
     
  9. Jun 24, 2006 #8

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    :tongue2:

    I always like eating the centre bones. :tongue:
     
  10. Jun 24, 2006 #9

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    I love salmon bones. :!!)
     
  11. Jun 24, 2006 #10
    Ewwww, bonessss.:rofl:

    Anyway, if you turn the meat the right way the ribs easily fall off.
     
  12. Jun 24, 2006 #11

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    What do jelly fish taste like?
     
  13. Jun 24, 2006 #12

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    Depends upon the colour. You can get grape, mango, lemon-lime, or cherry.
    Somba, if it's a 'fishy-tasting' fish, as opposed to salmon, tuna, haddock, etc., just pan fry the sucker with gobs of butter, some lemon juice, and salt/pepper to taste.
     
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  14. Jun 24, 2006 #13

    Math Is Hard

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    Some of them taste like fried eggs

    Fried-egg-jelly.jpg
     
  15. Jun 24, 2006 #14

    Danger

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    I've seen your member photo, Woolie; you have nothing to worry about. :tongue:
     
  16. Jun 24, 2006 #15

    wolram

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    How did winnie the poos great great grandad get on this forum ?
     
  17. Jun 24, 2006 #16

    Astronuc

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    Leave it to you to lead a thread astray. Got any fish recipes? Or even a fish story?
     
  18. Jun 24, 2006 #17

    Danger

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    Not me. I only eat hunny.





    Do not, under any circumstances, let on that I called her that.
     
  19. Jun 24, 2006 #18
    A simple method that typically applies to seafood in general, is to bake it in the oven inside a pouch. Just lay some parchment paper down on a baking pan, place the seafood in the center, add some koscher salt, ground pepper, and depending on what you are cooking, chose some appropriate herbs, vegetables (usually onions), typically some garlic, some white wine maybe, then add some butter. Staple the whole thing shut and cook it in the oven. The temp and time depend on what you are cooking.
    Definitely a lazy way to prepare something nice.
     
  20. Jun 24, 2006 #19

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    I only read quickly, so might have missed something. But, generally, the two easiest ways to cook fish are baking or pan frying. Actually, broiling is better than baking, but either will work. For strong fish (ones that have a lot of their own flavor), a little lemon and butter will make it very tasty. For very mild fish (like flounder or cod), all sorts of seasonings can be used to help add some flavor. Dill is a nice seasoning on fish. Garlic is good too. Astronuc (I think it was Astronuc) posted a recipe sometime last year that had a very tasty cucumber and dill sauce to put over fish. The sauce is wonderful, and very versatile (I've made it a few times since then).

    Boiling...well, people do eat poached fish, but I'm not so sure about that myself.

    FrogPad's suggestion of cooking en papier (not sure if I spelled it right...it's the fancy French name for cooking it in parchment paper) is a well-established method of cooking fish (though, you're supposed to know how to tuck all the edges in so you don't have to staple it shut :biggrin:...I've never managed to do that right either).
     
  21. Jun 24, 2006 #20
    I usually buy trout, and i season and stuff its belly with mushrooms, spring onions or challottes, butter, little garlic, mixed herbs and then i add a little white wine over the top. Wrap it all in foil and bake it. Then i sometimes reduce the juice at the end and make a cream sauce out of it. Al served with chips! mmmmm
     
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