This type of fish has a flat body, mushy meat, and a lot of bones, so almost no one ate it before.
The bream is a marine fish in the family Engraulidae, living in brackish or tropical saltwater
This is a soft-bodied fish because the skeleton is not hard, the meat is soft, and there are many bones
Although the fish is fat, when the stock is cooked, the fish meat will quickly come apart with the fat that dissolves in the water, making the broth cloudy
For the people in the coastal areas, the fish is probably not strange, but for the people in the city, this fish is quite strange.
In the past, bream was hardly eaten by anyone, mainly as food for pigs and poultry
Nowadays, people in coastal provinces make dried fish or fish sauce, both delicious and attractive
Dried bream can be eaten all year round, grilled with salt and chili
On the market, dried fish is priced at 140,000 VND/kg
The processing of fish sauce is not too complicated. People catch fish and then clean, then mix salt into the fish, press for a few days to get a delicious Quang Binh fish sauce product.
Quang Binh mam can be found in specialty stores or in markets here. From a fish that no one likes, now bream has become a specialty in Quang Binh
Keyword: The fish that was once criticized, only fed to pigs, is now made into a famous specialty of a region