Gefilte Fish

Gefilte Fish
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  • "Beet Horseradish":/recipes/10901, for serving (optional)
  • "Dill-Horseradish Mayonnaise":/recipes/29534, for serving (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as needed
  • 4 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon packed finely grated lemon zest (from about 1 medium lemon)
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • + 6 more ingredients
    • 1/3 cup matzo meal
    • 2 ½ pounds skinned, mixed, white mild-flavored fish fillets (such as cod, halibut, pike, or grouper), "pin bones removed":
    • ½ medium parsnip, peeled and large dice (about 1/3 cup)
    • ½ medium carrot, peeled and large dice (about 1/3 cup)
    • 1 medium yellow onion, large dice
    • 2 quarts fish stock

Place the fish stock in a large, wide stockpot with a tightfitting lid and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce the heat to medium low and maintain a low simmer. Place the onion, carrot, and parsnip in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Process until the vegetabl...

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    • 6 eggs
    • Red horseradish
    • 6 pounds buffalo fish
    • 2 stalks celery, sliced
    • 1 large onion, sliced
    • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)
    • +8 other ingredients
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