Dish the Fish for Chinese New Year

Only during festive Chinese New Year, rabbit fish sold locally at the market are full of creamy roe or milt.

During normal days the stomach area taste bitter.

Our Chinese believe eating Rabbit Fish filled with roe or milt is a sign of prosperity especially the Teochews. Ensuring Good Luck for the coming year.

How to differentiate Roe from Milt?

Roe are generally yellowish in color whereas the milt are much paler.

How about Sambal Chilli Rabbit Fish?

Panfried Sambal White Spotted Rabbitfish

The following links are the various methods I have prepared Rabbit Fish during last few Chinese New Years.

Steamed White Spotted Rabbitfish

Bountiful Harvest – White Spotted Rabbitfish

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