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Russian Boiled Fish


  • 1 whole fish
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1/2 cup of vinegar
  • lemon
  • 2 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 tablespoonful of butter
  • 1 tablespoonful of brown sugar
  • pinch of ginger
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • juice of a lemon
  • yolks of 2 beaten eggs


Clean and season a whole fish and let boil with onion, vinegar, a few slices of lemon and parsley.

Add butter and let cook until tender.

Remove the fish to a platter.

Mix the sauce with brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg and the juice of a lemon.

Let boil well; then thicken with the egg yolks and pour over the fish.

Serve cold. Garnish with lemon-slices and olives.


365 Foreign Dishes (1908).


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