Tuesday, July 3, 2007
Fish is very good for you, especially if you can get it fresh. Here is another Greek recipe and this one is from the book THE GREEK COOK BOOK BY SOPHIA SKOURA Translated and adapted from the Greek by Helen Georges. copyright 1974. (NOT SELLING IT, I AM KEEPING MY BOOK). But you can find one by clicking the title link above and search the books title.
PSARI VRASTO ME PATATES
3 lbs fatty fish (1 large or 2-3 small)
1 1/2 lbs small, round potatoes
2-3 onions, thickly sliced
2-3 carrots, sliced
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 cup oil
water as needed
salt & pepper to taste
1-2 lemons, juice only
Clean and peel potatoes; leave them whole. Put the potatoes, onions, carrots, and celery in a wide pot; add the oil and 1 cup water. Simmer over medium heat 30-45 minutes.
Clean the fish. Cut it into 6 portions, season with salt & pepper. When the vegtables are almost tender, add the fish to the pot, laying it on the potatoes. Add the lemon juice. Cover the pot and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed but the oil remains. Serves 6.