Photo 1: Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish,Suzhou
Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish is a masterpiece of Jiangsu cuisine, which have been listed as a top-grade delicacy at banquets all over Jiangnan area.
Photo 2:Emperor Qianlong Went on a Fact-finding Nission to the South of the Yangtze River
Photo 3: Songhelou Restaurant, Suzhou
As a traditional famous dish of Songhelou Restaurant,Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish has a history of more than 200 years. According to legend, when Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty went down to the south of the Yangtze River, he went to Suzhou Songhelou Restaurant incognito to have his meal, and was very satisfied after eating it. Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish is a famous dish that you can never resist in Suzhou!
Photo 4: Mandarin Fish
Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish mostly uses mandarin fish as raw materials. After cutting, the mandarin fish are washed and fried,then flavored and colored with fresh tomato juice, the color is red sauce, crisp outside and tender inside. After entering the mouth, salty and fresh flavor is strong at first and then sweet-and-sour.
Photo 5: Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish, a Top-grade Delicacy in Jiangnan
Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish, the fish body is golden , the flesh is erect in pieces, the fish head is open and held high and the tail is curved upward slightly, just like a squirrel.
Photo 6: Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish is Delicious and Mouth-watering, Tastes Moderately Sweet and Sour.
Photo 7: Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish, Both Pleasing to the Eye and to Our Palate
This dish is colored and fragrant, flavored and tangible. It is a perfect combination of beatiful color, fragrant smell,and yummy taste, and the more interesting is that it has sound. When the fried squirrel-like mandarin fish is served, immediately poured with steaming marinade, the “squirrel” squeak.