Pinterest Follow Button
Redibase
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook
Print

Fish Stock

No recipe image available.Stock forms the basis for many dishes such as soups and sauces.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 to 3 pounds fish bones, heads and tails
6 cups water
2 cups dry white wine
2 medium onions, thinly sliced (or 1 medium onion and 1 leek, thinly sliced)
1 carrot, thinly sliced
6 parsley sprigs
1 bay leaf
4 black peppercorns

Cooking Directions:

  1. Rinse fish parts; remove gills, if necessary. Crack large bones. Place trimmings and bones in a large kettle. Add water and wine. Bring to a boil. Boil gently 5 minutes, skimming foam from surface until surface is clear.
  2. Reduce to a simmer. Add onion, leek (if using),carrot, parsley and bay leaf. Simmer 20 minutes, skimming foam from surface until surface is clear.
  3. Add peppercorns. Simmer 10 minutes longer. Strain stock through a fine colander or sieve lined with several layers of cheesecloth.
  4. Discard bones and vegetables.
  5. Season stock when used in a soup, stew or sauce.

Makes about 7 cups.