Baked Grass Carp

Guk Wan Yue

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Appears in
Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

  • About

The grass carp is the most highly prized fish in Canton. Some carp are golden, some nearly orange, some silvery gray. The grass carp is blackish gray and comes in many sizes, from 5 to 10 pounds. The Cantonese say that it is a pure fish, for it lives in freshwater, eats only plant life, and is more fleshy, with fewer bones, because it is large. The best is from