Saber is a fish that is found in distanttropical seas, but today is not uncommon in our fish markets. The length of one individual can reach two or more meters, but, of course, such specimens are bought by the best fish restaurants. In retail, as a rule, smaller carcasses - up to 1 meter.
Culinary people like swordfish for a small amountbones and expressive taste of meat. In addition, it is very useful due to the content of a large number of trace elements and vitamins. What to cook from this fish? There are many ways. Some of them require exotic ingredients, but today we will do without them.
Choosing a Fish
Saber is a fish that belongs to the familyBar-tailed. Pay attention to the smell, after all, before you get on the counter, the fish has come a long way. Clear, not cloudy eyes - a sign of freshness and proper storage during transportation.
Remember that the saber is a fish (photo posted inarticle), which is not similar to other fish. She has a large predatory head with a big mouth. The tip of her body is stretched and really resembles hair. In the market you can easily recognize it because of this feature.
Option for a simple dinner
If you are planning a simple but delicious dinner, the saber (fish fried perfectly with cereals and vegetable garnishes) is great. And it's easy to cook.
There are no secrets to this dish. Remove the head, cut the sharp fins with scissors, cut the carcase into pieces 5-7 cm long. As a breading, you can use flour, croutons, semolina.
Fry the pieces until golden brown.It is better to do this on a small fire. Remember, the heat treatment time for fish should not be less than 20 minutes. If you like a crispy crust, do not cover the frying pan with a lid.
Saber is a fish that fits well for frying in batter.
In Chinese style
Residents of the Far East really appreciate this fish. Chinese recipes have also taken root in our country. Of course, they had to undergo some modernization.
This dish is perfect for a festive table. The recipe is for 1 kg of fish. In addition to the saber, we will need the following products:
- ginger root - 2 cm;
- garlic - 3 teeth;
- onion green - 3 branches;
- red pepper (optional);
- dark soy sauce 3 tbsp. l .;
- vinegar - 1 tbsp. l .;
- water 100 ml;
- flour, rice is better;
- salt, sugar, pepper - a pinch.
We chop the fish, roll in flour, fry until ready. Spread on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
Mix the sauce with the vinegar and water, addspices, we mix. If you want to make the sauce thick, enter 1-2 tbsp. l. starch. In a frying pan roast ginger and garlic, add the chopped onion so that its fragrance also opens. We spread the pieces of fish, pour the sauce, put the stew on a small fire. The dish will be ready in about 25 minutes. Before serving, you can decorate with sesame seeds.
Going on a picnic and thinking over the menu?An excellent solution can be the same saber (fish). How to cook it in nature, it is not difficult to guess, if you ever cooked it at home. This fish is very suitable for baking in a fire.
From it you can make a shish kebab.To do this, pre-dip pieces of fish into a marinade from a sparkling mineral water and add chopped onions. Juice from half a lemon will add a piquant note. From the seasonings, oregano, dried basil and dill, a mixture of peppers, paprika, will suit well. Keep the sword in marinade for at least two hours. Put on skewers or lay on a grill, bake over charcoal, pouring marinade until a golden crust appears.
You can cook this fish in foil.An excellent solution for a summer picnic is a saber with vegetables, baked in a fire. Lay on two layers of foil pieces of fish and eggplants, add halves of Bulgarian pepper and tomatoes, generously sprinkle with chopped onions rings. Densely packed in foil and buried in coals. The dish will be baked in about 30 minutes, although much depends on the temperature and the amount of coals.
Garning, feeding to the table
Saber is a fish that can on a festive tablebe served with a garnish of mashed potatoes, grilled vegetables, brown rice or a good pasta. To her perfectly the most suitable variety of sauces: tartar, paprika, beshamel, salsa, soy.
If the format of the event involves alcohol, serve a saber classic white wine.