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Ilan Hall's Gefilte Fish

Gefilte Fish is served as part of The

Gefilte Fish is served as part of The Gorbals' "Jewish Lunchbox". Photo Credit: FACEBOOK/TheBKGorbals

Chef Ilan Hall is known for serving some ironically sacreligious foods at his new Williamsburg outpost of The Gorbals-- think bacon-wrapped matzo balls. But his gefilte fish recipe has Jewish bubbe written all over it.  "This interpretation of gefilte fish is prepared more like a French mousseline," he explains "It will convert even the most vehement gefilte fish hater."

GEFILTE FISH

Ingredients

- 720 grams pollock
- 4 egg whites
- 240 grams heavy cream

Method

1. Chop the pollock in a food processor until completely smooth.

2. Drizzle in the egg white, followed by the heavy cream.

3. Pass the mixture through a fine mesh colander. Season with salt.

4. Bring a pot of water to a gentle simmer.

5. Form the mixture into individual portions. Poach until slightly firm and cooked through.

6. Let cool, reserve cooking liquid.

Serve with fresh grated horseradish

 

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