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peacock bass

Post by QTfisher » Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:56 am

has anyone ever eaten a PB here?
how does it taste?

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Re: peacock bass

Post by Streetmonkey » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:36 pm

Never try before ut I doubt it taste gd. Actually not many ppl in sg eat fresh water fish... Muddy smell

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Post by Peace » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:42 pm

Yeah, I've never tried it myself but from what people have told me is of the muddy smell too. Perhaps bleeding the fish will help with the taste as well as some spicy recipes.

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Post by QTfisher » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:29 pm

i was watching a fishing program. maybe its because it was from another country but they were eating the pb and it looked like they enjoyed it.

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Post by patrick2405 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:55 pm

PBs are generally good fishes for eating ive tried them myself by plain steaming without anything else.... quite not bad and i don find any muddy smell from it although ive tried from both longkang and a reservoir :nod:

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Post by Newguy » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:35 am

Ok went to jurong lake on wed morning and caught 1 decent size PB so bring home and deep fry it to crunchy method...

Well this is what i can say... Taste good just eating like dat no muddy smell but if ure scared u can try soaking it in Tamarind water for about half an hour or so... That will kill of any foul smell...

Back to the PB it taste quite nice just eating it like that and i dip it with chilli sauce it would taste better if you dip it with sambal kicap(Slice Red Chilli with Slice Onion and Kicap(not sure in english or chinese name)stir it a bit and walla u have it Sambal Kicap)...

Btw PB is consider a good fight fish on handline... Even a decent size fish is hard to pull if ure not alert enough coz they tend to swim away fast once HOOK ON...
Sorry to confuse u coz I'm still new to this sport...

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Post by weaver » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:29 pm

i never try before also...but i heard two methods..one is deep frying it, if u hate deep frying u can try steaming it with the salted beans

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Post by patrick2405 » Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:06 pm

weaver wrote:i never try before also...but i heard two methods..one is deep frying it, if u hate deep frying u can try steaming it with the salted beans
i steam with tap water no muddy taste as said by many ppl 0.o

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Re: peacock bass

Post by weaver » Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:55 pm

patrick2405 wrote:
weaver wrote:i never try before also...but i heard two methods..one is deep frying it, if u hate deep frying u can try steaming it with the salted beans
i steam with tap water no muddy taste as said by many ppl 0.o
LOL? steam in tap water?
i prefer peacock bass release cause they are the prize sports fish ever! <3 <3 them

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Re: peacock bass

Post by patrick2405 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:09 pm

weaver wrote:
patrick2405 wrote:
weaver wrote:i never try before also...but i heard two methods..one is deep frying it, if u hate deep frying u can try steaming it with the salted beans
i steam with tap water no muddy taste as said by many ppl 0.o
LOL? steam in tap water?
i prefer peacock bass release cause they are the prize sports fish ever! <3 <3 them
haha i do CNR but since alot of ppl were talking about this so i took one from reservoir and one from longkang to compare

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Re: peacock bass

Post by MrTurtle7 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:29 am

Haha my mother tried the fish once and said its disgusting, from then on i always release the fish lol

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