Boiled Salt Turbot
Makes 4 servings
- 2 lbs salt turbot (trimmed and cleaned)
- 8 med potatoes (half-jackets)
- 1 sm rutabaga (sliced)
- 1 med onion (sliced)
Soak salt turbot in cold water overnight (approx 6-8 hours). Drain and replace with cold water.
In a med-size pot, bring turbot to a slow boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain, replace with cold water and bring to a boil. Add turnip and simmer for 10 minutes. Add potatoes and cook until tender (approx 20-30 minutes). Drain and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Serve as main dish with sliced raw onion and a good cup of steeped tea with a fresh slice of homemade bread and molasses.
- Ensure water is two inches above fish prior to boiling
- If fish is still too salty change water prior to adding vegetables
dose of salts– a laxative