Minced pepper fish head is a famous dish in Xiangtan. With fish head “delicious” and chopped pepper “spicy” as one, unique flavor. This dish is bright red in color, strong in taste and tender in meat. The fish head is waxy and soft, fat but not greasy, salty, fresh and slightly spicy. Fish head has high nutrition and good taste, which helps to enhance male sexual function, reduce blood lipid, strengthen brain and delay aging.


1 silver carp head
200g tofu
1 teaspoon salt
5g scallion
5g ginger
5 Chinese prickly ash
1 tbsp cooking wine
50g chopped pepper
2 shallots
5 white peppers
2 tbsp vegetable oil


Step 1
Prepare the ingredients

Step 2
Wash the fish head first

Step 3
Cut tofu into small pieces and place on a plate. Sprinkle 1 / 2 tsp salt on tofu and marinate for 10 minutes

Step 4
Prepare shallots and ginger

Step 5
Split the fish head from the middle, add cooking wine, scallion, Chinese prickly ash, white pepper, 1 / 2 teaspoon salt and ginger, marinate for 20 minutes

Step 6
Put shredded green onion and ginger in the middle of tofu

Step 7
Stack the salted fish heads on the plate

Step 8
Put a layer of chopped pepper on the fish head

Step 9
Bring the water to a boil in the steamer, add the fish head, steam over high heat for 10 minutes, turn off the heat and simmer for 5 minutes

Step 10
Take out the fish head and sprinkle with chives

Step 11
Add frying oil to another pan and heat

Step 12
Pour hot oil on the fish head