How long to cook asp?



Boil the asp for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size.

How to cook asp in white sauce



Asp – 600 grams

Fish broth – 500-700 milliliters

Bechamel sauce – 80 milliliters

Lemon – half

Celery root – 60 grams


Leeks – 100 grams

Butter – 50 grams

Salt – half a teaspoon


Pepper to taste

How to cook asp in white sauce

1. Wash the ash, peel off the scales.


2. Remove the head, tail, fins from the asp.

3. Make an incision in the abdomen, gut the asp.

4. Wash the peeled asp again outside and inside, dry with a napkin.


5. Cut the asp into medium-sized portions.

6. Wash the leeks and celery, cut into half rings.

7. Put chopped leeks and celery on the bottom of a deep stewpan, and on top – pieces of asp.


8. Pour the asp with fish broth, cover the saucepan with a lid.

9. Place the stewpan with asp over medium heat, let the broth boil, cook for 10-15 minutes.

10. Remove the saucepan from heat, strain the broth into a bowl.

11. Transfer the fish to a dish.

12. Pour the broth back into the saucepan, cook for another 10-15 minutes without a lid, so that its volume is halved.

13. Pour the bechamel sauce into the broth, warm up, but do not bring to a boil.

14. Pour the resulting sauce into a bowl.

15. Melt the butter in the microwave or in a skillet over low heat.

16. Squeeze the juice from half a lemon with your hands.

17. Pour lemon juice, butter into a bowl with sauce, mix.

18. Serve the white sauce to the boiled asp.


Delicious facts

– Aspen fillet greasyso it is recommended to fry or bake it for the best taste. There are enough heads to cook the fish soup.

The peak of the season catching asp – from May to September.

Calorie value asp – 100 grams.

– On an industrial scale, fish are not bred, since the asp lives alone. In this regard, finding fish in supermarkets is problematic. To taste the aspIt is recommended to contact fishermen who fish in the fish habitat.

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