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Is Ouzo good to cook with?

I have heard some people use it to cool with. Sometimes for sauces and sometimes with fish.

asked by rjjmartin over 3 years ago
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Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added over 3 years ago

I suspect it would be fine. I often use a bit of pastis when I make salmon or some other sort of fish. If fennel or anise are in a dish, then a bit of ouzo should boost the flavor.

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Monita is a Recipe Tester for Food52

added over 3 years ago

Here's a simple meatball recipe that uses ouzo

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pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added over 3 years ago

Ouzo is great with sauteed crustaceans. Tilt the pan to ignite---don't burn the house down. Use judiciously.

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added over 3 years ago

I *hic* enjoy it!

(Sorry - couldn't help it!)