Taujeon Lime Sauce Song Fish Head 松鱼头 on 23Aug2017

taujeon lime sauce song fish head 松鱼头

this taujeong lime sauce style of preparation for song fish head 松鱼头 was my own new creation. i tested it on tilapia fish on 21.8.2017. 

the sauce was very good.

basically i was trying to replicate the excellent dish of taujeon sharks cartilage at zai shun where my OPS friend bought 4pax lunch recently on 17.8.2017.

i chose  song fish head 松鱼头 because it has the most gelatinous texture, if it is possible to approximate the texture of gelatinous sharks cartilage. quite different i guess, haha!

larpok crispy lard

larpok crispy lard

i had some leftover pig fat in the freezer so i made some larpok crispy lard as topping for the song fish head 松鱼头. very easy to make & very nice too!

taujeon lime sauce song fish head 松鱼头

fish head was nice, all my OPS friend liked it.

one friend said maybe it was a bit sour. for myself i ok with this level of sourness.

how did it compare with my spicy black bean sauce song fish head 松鱼头? one friend thought it was equally good but a different style & so quite a nice variation.

for myself & another friend, we both thought the spicy black bean sauce song fish head 松鱼头 still best! 🙂

so black bean sauce song fish head 松鱼头 is what i will do the next time for this group. 🙂

c.h.e.f andy

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 song fish head 松鱼头
  • 5tbsp tau jeon
  • 1/2 a large lime juice
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 stalk chopped spring onions
  • 1-2 cut chili padi
  • 2cm juliened ginger
  • 3 tsp chopped garlic

Directions:

  1. clean fish head with salt & wash thoroughly, put on colander to dry
  2. put 5tbsp tau jeon in large bowl, add 1/2 large lime juic, 1tbsp mirin & pound. add 3tbsp olive oil & mix. spread on fish head.
  3. add chili padi, juliened ginger, chopped spring onions & chopped garlic on top of fish head.
  4. steam fish head for 13 mins in steamer or steam oven.
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