American Kitchen Classic Gefilte Fish Recipe

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American Kitchen Classic Gefilte Fish
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  1. Place the fish trimmings in a large soup pot along with the vegetables, herbs and 2 qts of water. The water should cover the trimmings. Cover, bring to a boil and then lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Put the fish fillets along with the onion and garlic through a meat grinder. (a food processor or blender may be used provided you to it in small batches).
  3. Put the ground fish mixture in a large bowl. Mix well and then add eggs matzo meal, ice water, salt and pepper. Combine and then refrigerate.
  4. Strain the fish stock and remove the trimmings and vegetables. Place clear stock in a clean soup pot. Add the sugar, additional carrot, salt and pepper. Simmer gently over low heat while you form the dumplings.
  5. With wet hands, shape the fish mixture into egg sized dumplings and gently lower into the simmering stock. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Let the dumplings cool in the stock until they are room temperature. Remove to serving bowl and arrange to your liking. Scoop the carrots out of the stock and arrange over the dumplings. Pour as much fish stock over the dumplings as you wish. Chill overnight and serve with grated horseradish. The fish stock should gell overnight.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 133.63 Kcal (559 kJ)
Calories from fat 35.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.92g 6%
Cholesterol 139.8mg 47%
Sodium 1295.92mg 54%
Potassium 441.35mg 9%
Total Carbs 18.34g 6%
Sugars 7.31g 29%
Dietary Fiber 4.31g 17%
Protein 7.33g 15%
Vitamin C 11.1mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 15%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 138.4mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 18.92 Kcal (79 kJ)
Calories from fat 4.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.55g 6%
Cholesterol 19.79mg 47%
Sodium 183.46mg 54%
Potassium 62.48mg 9%
Total Carbs 2.6g 6%
Sugars 1.03g 29%
Dietary Fiber 0.61g 17%
Protein 1.04g 15%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 15%
Iron 0.1mg 5%
Calcium 19.6mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.2
  • 3

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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