You will need
- fresh mirror carp;
- black pepper;
- cream margarine;
- vegetable oil;
Take fresh mirror carp weighing about 1.5-2 pounds. Clean it from scales, remove the gills and gut, rinse under cold water. Mix 1 tablespoon salt and 1/3 teaspoon of black pepper. The resulting mixture RUB the carp inside and out.
Clean 5-7 cloves of garlic. Make the tail and the back mirror carp nasechek some vertical depth of 1-1,5 cm, and paste the garlic. Peel a large onion and cut it into half rings. Pour 4-5 tablespoons into the pan, turn the fire and a little heat. Put the chopped onion and sauté it until soft. Abdomen mirror carp complete the fried onions.
Turn the oven and preheat it to 200 degrees. Melt 1/2 packs of butter of margarine in a baking dish and put in it carp. Every 5-10 minutes open the oven and pour baked fish margarine from the pan. If this is not done, mirror carp to turn out dry and not juicy. The willingness of the fish to check after 20-30 minutes, stabbing her in the thickest place with a toothpick. If the extracted juice is clear – the fish is ready, if not – you need to bake further. Serve baked carp from the best side dishes in the form of fresh or boiled vegetables, boiled potatoes or mashed potatoes. Cooking time 45-50 minutes.
To bow not burnt, use a nonstick pan.
The freshness of the purchased fish can be easily identified by the color of its gills, if the gills are red the fish is not fresh. If it is pink the fish is fresh. It is best for baking to take a live carp.