- I lb
cleaned whole fish.
one or more according to size (500 grams)
- 1 medium
onion, sliced lengthways
- 4 cloves
garlic, sliced lengthways
teaspoon finely shredded fresh ginger
- 5 whole
teaspoon salt, or to taste
- 1 fresh
and remove scaled and head, fins and tail
put in a casserole dish with a lid and
scatter the onion, garlic. ginger.
peppercorns and salt over the fish.
Put the V
chili on top and add vinegar to just cover
the fish. Cover the casserole with lid and
seal with a thick dough of flour and water
to prevent moisture escaping.
Put in a
very slow oven 112°C (225°F) and cook for
six hours. This method of cooking helps to
soften the bones.