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Basic Fish Or Shrimp Stock

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  Extra light olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Dash
  Onion 1 , peeled and coarsely chopped
  Celery tops 118 Milliliter, coarsely chopped (1/2 Cup)
  Thyme sprig 2
  Bay leaf 1
  Fish bones/Shrimp shells 1 Pound (No Heads, 454 Grams)
  Black peppercorns 6
  Whole cloves 2

1) In a large saucepan, heat oil and sauté onion, celery tops, thyme and bay leaf in it for about 5 minutes until the onion is translucent. Be careful not to brown to ensure a light-colored stock.
2) Stir in fish bones or shrimp shells, peppercorns and cloves and bring it to a boil after covering with 5 cups (1.2 1) water.
3) Lower heat and simmer for 25 minutes.
4) Allow it to strain through a fine-mesh sieve and cheesecloth.

5) Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 209 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.6%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 4.5 mg1.5%

Sodium 811.9 mg33.8%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A 16.2% Vitamin C 36%

Calcium 11.9% Iron 9.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Fish Or Shrimp Stock Recipe