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Fried Fish Skin in Bay Area?

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chaseshadows | | Nov 7, 2012 11:43 AM

Crispy fried fish skin is a common snack/accompaniment in Hong Kong. It's often found in wonton noodle or fish ball noodle shops (where the fried fish skins are a way to use up every part of the fish). I didn't think I would like it until I tried it. I wanted to know if anyone has been to a place in the Bay Area that serves or sells it.

I know of two sources and both aren't satisfactory when it comes to quantity or quality. At Koi Palace if you get their hot pot dinner, they give you a couple pieces of fried fish skin but they are TINY and like I said, you only get a couple pieces. I've also seen packaged fried fish skin (in clear plastic tubes, almost like tennis ball tubes but wider) sold in some Asian markets but to me it's kind of like packaged popcorn. All the elements are there, but the lack of freshness leaves a lot to be desired.

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