Poached Fish with Two Sauces

Chiu Chow Sang hum Yue

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

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

  • About

The Chiu Chow, as a coastal people, have historically had continual access to the foods of the sea. Like their Cantonese brothers, they steam, poach, and fry their fish; and like the Cantonese, they devise various sauces for fish. Here is an example of a typical Chiu Chow fish preparation, with two very different sauces that may be served with it, simultaneously. One of the sauces contains some of the intense fish-flavored extract sauce that the Chiu Chow people use as a dip, a taste they s