Chopped Pepper Fish

“Fish” and “Yu” are homophonic, so fish symbolizes wealth. “Like a fish getting water” is used to describe the harmony, happiness and ease of work and life. Fish is loved by people, not only for its edible value, but also because it is a beautiful cultural symbol. For example, the ancients often sent letters in the shape of carps. In this regard, Tang Dynasty poet Li Shangyins “Sending Ling Fox Lang” chants: “Songyun Qinshu has lived away for a long time, two carps are far away from a paper book.” Legend has it that earlier, people wrote letters on silk and packed it in the abdomen of real carp to each other, because it was called “Fish Paper”. In the Han Dynasty, Cai Yong wrote a Yuefu poem describing such a letter: “Guests come from afar and leave me carp. Huer cooks carp, there is a ruler book. Because it also has the nickname of “fish element”, and forms the literary allusion of “fish-passing-ruler element”. In traditional Chinese New Years Eve customs, many places pay attention to the dinner table must have a dish is fish, and this dish is not eaten, symbolizing more than a year, have a good life in the coming year.

Food Material List

  • 1 Perch One (weighing about 600 g)
  • 2 Chopped pepper 50g

Operational steps

  • 1 Wash and drain the bass. Cut a few knives on the back of the fish. Cut them on the back of the spine and cut them open. The belly must not be cut off. Place the treated bass in a bowl, add proper salt, pepper and a little cooking wine, wipe well and marinate for 20 minutes; < br /> place the marinated bass in a plate < br /> and then marinate for 20 minutes.
    Chopped Pepper Fish
  • 2 Put a little oil in the pan, heat the oil into chopped pepper and stir-fry slightly until fragrant. Stir-fry ginger, garlic and shallot.
    Chopped Pepper Fish
  • 3 Add the corn and green beans, and then add the sauce and a little soup to season.
    Chopped Pepper Fish
  • 4 Pour the fried chopped pepper on the marinated bass and put it in the steaming pot with boiling water. Cover the pot and steam it for about 8 minutes under high heat.
    Chopped Pepper Fish


1. Because both chopped pepper and raw sauce contain salt, salt should be put in the appropriate amount when salting bass; < br > 2. When steaming, water should be boiled first and then put into the fish, so as to prevent fishy smell and ensure the freshness and tenderness of the fish.
3. Dont steam the fish too long to avoid the fish being too old and tender.

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