Sichuan water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, after the top layer of chillies has been spooned off, at Longrenju Three Gorges Water-boiled Fish in Beijing, China. Photo: Elaine Yau Sichuan water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, after the top layer of chillies has been spooned off, at Longrenju Three Gorges Water-boiled Fish in Beijing, China. Photo: Elaine Yau
Sichuan water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, after the top layer of chillies has been spooned off, at Longrenju Three Gorges Water-boiled Fish in Beijing, China. Photo: Elaine Yau

Fish boiled in water, a Chinese way to let freshness and tender texture of the flesh shine

  • From spicy Sichuan and sour Yunnan styles to cooked in steel pots, Chinese water-boiled fish dishes come in many forms, most of which can be found in Beijing
  • These three restaurants are all popular for their water-boiled fish dishes, though one was a major disappointment

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Sichuan water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, after the top layer of chillies has been spooned off, at Longrenju Three Gorges Water-boiled Fish in Beijing, China. Photo: Elaine Yau Sichuan water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, after the top layer of chillies has been spooned off, at Longrenju Three Gorges Water-boiled Fish in Beijing, China. Photo: Elaine Yau
Sichuan water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, after the top layer of chillies has been spooned off, at Longrenju Three Gorges Water-boiled Fish in Beijing, China. Photo: Elaine Yau
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