Preparation info

  • Makes

    10 cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Taste of Australia: The Bathers Pavilion Cookbook

A Taste of Australia

By Victoria Alexander and Genevieve Harris

Published 1995

  • About

To make fish stock you need the bones of a firm-fleshed white fish such as snapper. Never use bones from fish which have a high fat content, such as tuna or salmon.

Ingredients

  • 2 kg (4 lb) fish bones
  • 4 long green shallots (scallions)
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Method

CLEAN THE FISH bones thoroughly. Cut out the gills and remove all blood lines. Soak the bones in water for at least 2 hours, changing the water four times. Put the bones into a large stockpot with all the other ingredients. Heat over the lowest possible heat, leaving to infuse for about 4 hours. Remove from the heat and strain through a fine sieve.