Hunan Cuisine

lotus fish mouth
  • June 22,2023

lotus fish mouth


Main ingredients: 100 g of oily fish maw.

Ingredients: 150 grams of fresh shrimp, 50 grams of fatty meat, 25 grams of water-fat mushrooms, 50 grams of boiled lean ham,

30 green beans, 10 cabbages.

Seasonings: 25 grams of boiled lard, 50 grams of cooking wine, 2.5 grams of refined salt, 1 gram of monosodium glutamate, 15 grams of green onions, ginger.

10 g, 0.5 g pepper, 2 egg whites, 25 g flour, 25 g wet starch, 5 g chicken oil,

450 grams of various bone broth and 500 grams of chicken broth.


1. Cut mouth of fish into 30 square pieces with a side of 4 cm and a thickness of 0.7 cm.

Circle. Pour bone broth, table wine and refined salt into a pan, bring to a boil, add fish mouth and boil again to remove fishy smell.

Air, remove and dry. Cut ham and mushrooms into small diamond-shaped slices 0.8 cm long and 0.7 cm wide. Fresh

Wash shrimps and fatty meat and grind into a fine puree.

2. Place egg whites in a bowl and mix, squeeze onion and ginger juice, add refined salt, wet starch and boiled lard to adjust

Mix well, then add shrimp paste and meat paste and mix well to make shrimp paste. 3. Place fish mouth piece by piece on a large china plate

In middle, spread shrimp material evenly over each piece of fish mouth, flatten it with your hands, and then place it diagonally on top

2 slices of ham and 2 mushrooms each, plus 1 green bean in middle to form a lotus shape. Then place plate in steamer,

Boil over high heat for 10 minutes.

4. Stir bone soup in a pan and boil, bring cabbage bracts to readiness, transfer them to a large bowl, and then steam them

The lotus-shaped fish mouth is placed on cabbage one after other so that shape of flower is facing up. Take another pot, pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil,

Add monosodium glutamate and refined salt, pour into a large bowl with fish mouth, pour in chicken oil, sprinkle with pepper and serve.


Fish mouth is a food that is high in protein and low in fat. Dry product contains 78.2-84.4 g of protein and fat per 100 g

Fat contains only 0.2-0.5 grams. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that fish mouth is sweet in taste and flat in nature, which nourishes kidneys and essence, nourishes tendons and arteries.

Stop bleeding, dispel blood stasis, reduce swelling and improve lungs, etc. It can be used as a supplementary food to fight cancer.

Lotus Fish Mouth is a soup dish. The womb of a white fish is studded with small slices of ham and flower-shaped mushrooms

A lotus flower floats halfway on surface of soup, tenderlyny and charming. The finished product is refreshing and soft, and the soup is crisp and tender.