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Fish Broth

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  Fish heads and bones/2 pound lean fresh fish 3 Pound
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Carrot 1 Medium, sliced
  Celery stalk with leaves 1 , sliced
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried leaf tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Wash fish heads and bones under running cold water; discard any skin.
Put heads and bones or lean fish in a 4-quart pot.
Add onion, carrot, celery, lemon juice, wine and water.
Add more water, if necessary, to cover ingredients.
Bring to a simmer; do not boil.
Reduce heat to maintain simmer.
Skim foam from surface until surface is clear.
Stir in bay leaf, salt and tarragon.
Partially cover and simmer 30 minutes.
Line a sieve with cheesecloth.
Strain broth through sieve into a glass container.
Discard bones and vegetables.
Use broth immediately in fish soups or chowders or store, tightly covered, in refrigerator up to 24 hours.
For longer storage, freeze in an airtight container, leaving 1-1/2 inches headspace.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1776 Calories from Fat 446

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.3%

Saturated Fat 0.17 g0.86%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2033.4 mg84.7%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g25%

Sugars 14.9 g

Protein 257 g513.6%

Vitamin A 209.8% Vitamin C 43%

Calcium 13% Iron 307%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fish Broth Recipe