Fish Stock

Fond de Poisson

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Quarts Stock or 2 cups Glaze
    • Difficulty


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By Paula Wolfert

Published 1987

  • About

It’s Still Difficult to find fish bones for stock except in coastal areas, but fish glazes are now available in most supermarket freezers. Still, the motivated cook will manage to make up his or her own fish stock. Bottled clam juice does not make a good substitute, though mussel broth or fresh clam broth will do.

A rather desperate method but one that works is to puree a few shrimp in their shells in a food processor and cook them in chicken stock for 30 minutes, then strain it car