Fish in sour soup

Home Food 2018-11-05

Sour soup fish is a traditional dish of Miao nationality in Guizhou. According to textual research, this dish originated from the Yashuang area of Leidong Town, Liping County. The main ingredients are fish, sour soup, Yama Kurako and other spices. After cooking, it has a slightly sour taste, delicate fragrance and refreshing appetite. It is one of the representative works of Guizhou cuisine. This dish is usually made with homemade sour soup. After that, the live fish is removed from the viscera and boiled in sour soup.

Southeastern Guizhou is located in a mountainous area. Due to the influence of transportation conditions and inconvenience of foreign exchange, the trade exchange of commodities is seriously restricted. The shortage of daily necessities, especially salt, urges people to constantly overcome, create and enrich their dietary culture. Over time, people here created a method of "sour and salt" diet. "Replacing salt with acid" not only alleviates the dilemma of salt shortage to a certain extent, but also enriches the variety of diet. Special geographical conditions and traditional national dietary habits have brewed a series of acid dietary culture in southeastern Guizhou. 

The sour soup was originally made from the tail after brewing, and then naturally fermented with hot rice soup or the sour taste of the food itself. Cooking fish dishes with sour soup is the favorite of Guizhou people. With the boom of sour soup fish shop business, sour soup dog meat, sour soup Pork feet, sour soup ribs, sour soup cattle miscellaneous and so on also came into being, greatly booming the catering market.

There are many kinds of sour soup in Guizhou, if the quality and clarity of soup are divided into: sour soup, sour soup, sour soup, sour soup, strong sour soup, etc. According to the taste of soup, there are salty soup, sour soup, spicy sour soup, fresh sour soup, sour soup and astringent soup, etc. The raw materials of soup are: sour sour chicken soup, sour fish sour soup, Sour Shrimp soup, sour soup, etc. Broth sour soup, egg sour soup, bean curd soup, Mao Hou Jiao (tomato) sour soup, vegetable sour soup and so on; for example, there are Dong acid, Miao acid, Aquatic acid, Buyi acid and so on. Among them, fish acid soup of Miao nationality, spicy sour soup, vegetable sour soup and spicy sour soup are most common. 

Traditional white acid is made by fermenting clear rice soup slowly in sour soup barrel. Quick and simple white acid is to knead 300 grams of old noodles used as hairdressing and put them into a basin, add 5 kilograms of water, dissolve them fully, pour them into the pot and put them on a fire, stir them while heating, and then use 100 grams of glutinous rice flour (also corn noodles and soybean noodles) as clear as possible. Pour the water into the pan. After boiling the soup in the pot, start the pot, pour it into the jar, seal the mouth, and place it at a slightly higher temperature for a day or two. The color is white and sour. Sour soup is the same as pickle water and bittern.

Red acid, namely, spicy acid (tomato acid), sour and mellow, light red and fragrant. Usually, it is washed with 5 kilograms of fresh wild Capsicum (i.e. wild tomatoes, which can be replaced by planted tomatoes when there is no wild) and put into the net pickle jar. Then add 500 grams of Zingiber, 250 grams of garlic, 1 kilogram of red pepper, 500 grams of refined salt, 100 grams of glutinous rice powder and 250 grams of liquor. Fill the jar with water and put it under the cover for 15 days, then take it. When used, the solid material in the altar is chopped or the mixer is turned into paste.

Red oleic acid, also known as capsicum, is prepared by frying hot pepper (lees) with oil until red oil is visible, then adding fresh wild hot pepper to fry with excellent soup and boiling to remove residue. The flavor is thick, sour, hot, mellow, and bright red.

Grass carp is rich in protein, which can maintain the balance of potassium and sodium, eliminate edema, and reduce blood pressure, which is conducive to growth and development. Rich in phosphorus, it can form bones and teeth, promote growth and repair of body tissues and organs, supply energy and vitality, and participate in the regulation of acid-base balance. Rich in copper, copper is an indispensable micronutrient for human health. It has an important impact on the development and function of blood, central nervous system and immune system, hair, skin and skeletal tissue, brain, liver, heart and other viscera. Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which is beneficial to blood circulation, is a good food for cardiovascular patients.

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