How to pickle fesikh at home – EgyptToday

SourceEgypt Today
SectorReal Estate
CountryEgypt

CAIRO – 4 May 2020: Fesikh is an ancient traditional celebratory dish, consisting of fermented, salted mullet that lives in both the Mediterranean and the Red Seas.

Fesikhis a form of dried salted fish and is eaten during the Sham el-Nessim festival, a spring celebration that has been established since ancient times in Egypt to mark the start of spring.

Ingredients:

Bury fish “as much as you wish”

Coarse salt, according to the amount of fish

Hot sauce

How to prepare fesikh at home:

 

1- Buy mullet fish and make sure it is edible by ensuring the gills are still making pink, noting the consistency of the fish’s body and its shell.

2- Wash the fish well to allow the water to pass from the gills to the inside so to get rid of all the things stuck in the fish, and bring a large-sized strainer and place the fish lengthwise so that the head is down and the tail is up and leave the fish for...read more...