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Poached Striped Bass

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The poached striped bass is a lovely recipe for preparing bass with vegetables and fresh herbs. cooked in wine, water and olive oil mixture, flavored with lemon juice, the bass is cooked along with thyme, bay leaves and parsley along with peppercorns, coriander seeds and garlic for flavor all tied in a cheesecloth. served with a prepared dressing, the poaches striped bass is fit for any ocassion and is very elegant.
  Water 1 Quart
  Dry white wine 1 Quart
  Lemons juice 3
  Olive oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, quartered
  Carrot 1 Large, pared and left whole
  Celery stalks with leaves 2
  Leeks 2
  Salt To Taste
  Coriander seeds 10
  Whole peppercorns 8
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Sprig thyme 1
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled and left whole
  Bass 5 Pound

Pour water, wine, lemon juice, and olive oil into a saucepot.
Wrap remaining ingredients, except fish, in cheesecloth and add.
Bring to boiling and simmer covered 15 minutes.
Wrap fish in cheesecloth.
Place in a fish poacher or a deep greased baking dish.
Pour in stock, discarding vegetables; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Let fish remain in the liquid for another 15 minutes.
Lift out of pan and drain; reserve fish stock for other use.
Remove cheesecloth and peel off skin.
Serve fish at room temperature with Vinegar and Oil Dressing with Tomato, Mayonnaise, or Garlic and Potato Sauce

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Poached Striped Bass Recipe