Zhoushan Dried Salted Yellow Croaker, Zhoushan
The territorial waters of Zhoushan island complex is the main place of origin for large yellow croakers. Fresh yellow croakers, which are salted and dried after being cleared inside, are called dried yellow croaker, also called “dried fish”.
The processing of Zhoushan dried fish have gone through the working procedures of rinsing, cleaving, cutting, viscera removing, salting, rinsing, tedding and reshaping. Fish glue is the main non-staple products during the course of processing. Every one hundred kilograms of fresh fishes can produce one kilogram of solid elastomer, most of which are made into sheet rubber and a few of which are into long rubber.
Zhoushan dried fish, which are finely processed, is white in color, round in shape, fresh in taste and moderately salted. It contains rich protein and a right amount of fat with the effect of stimulating the appetite, clearing away the fire, promoting the production of body fluid and promoting blood circulation. The dried fish plainly stewed with ginger can be taken by post partum women to restore qi. Roast pork with dried fish is the most characteristic local fish which guests are entertained with in the fishing area of Zhoushan.
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