Armenian Cuisine - Fish

The rivers and lake of Armenia are rich in fish which is also present in the menus. The most used fish is pollan and trout bred and caught in Lake Sevan. Trout is famous for its delicate taste. The Sevan trout is called “ishkhan” – “imperial fish” and the most valuable dish from it is shashlick – “ishkhan khorovats”. Before frying the fish is greased and stuffed with a little lard.