Hoisin Snapper with Orange Rice and Black Beans
2 (6oz) snapper filet with skin
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 orange zest & segments
2 tablespoon parsley chopped fine
2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
½ cup rice
In a small bowl mix hoisin sauce with 1 tablespoon parsley and set aside. On stove top cook rice according to package instructions. Add to rice orange zest, butter and the remaining tablespoon butter mix well cover and keep warm.
Season snapper on both sides with sea salt. In a frying pan on high heat add oil and cook snapper filet skin side down approximately 4 minutes to get a nice crispy skin. Remove any excess oil from the pan and turn on broiler.
Brush hoisin sauce over flesh of fish and broil in oven for 4 minutes.
Plate filet on top of rice and garnish with orange segments.
It’s the time a year where most of us are starting to grill out more as the weather has warmed up. This week I’m sharing with you all a recipe I created for a potato salad recipe contest and let me tell you move over old fashion potato salad this one was a winner in my book! Not only it will become your very favorite potato salad to take to barbecue as a side dish but it’s fantastic with fried fish! Try it out let me know what you think!
Garden Vegetable Potato Salad
7 medium Yukon gold potatoes peeled, cooked, cooled and cube in (1 inch cubes)
1/2 cup chopped celery
½ cup chopped red bell pepper
¼ cup sliced black olives
¼ cup chopped banana pepper rings
5 slices cooked bacon crumbled
½ cup chopped cilantro
1 envelope of Knorr vegetable recipe mix
½ lemon juiced
½ cup light sour cream
½ cup light mayonnaise
Cook potatoes in salted water on stove top until potatoes they are fork tender drain and let them cool enough to where you can handle cutting them into 1 inch cubes.
Place cubed potatoes in a large mixing bowl and add the next seven ingredients and toss gently. Next in a separate mixing bowl mix lemon juice with sour cream and mayonnaise pour on top of potatoes and toss until all of the potatoes are coated well. Refrigerate until time to serve or can be made the day before.
Crab stuffed Grouper
You can use any white think filets of fish for this recipe like haddock or cod!
1 lb grouper filet (cut in 4 pieces)
6 oz can of crab meat (well drained)
2 oz cream cheese softened
2 green onions chopped fine
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon old bay seasoning
A pinch of sea salt and pepper
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
In bowl mix flour, old bay seasoning, salt & pepper mix well set aside.
In a separate bowl add crab meat, cream cheese, onions and lemon juice mix until well incorporated.
Take a sharp knife and slice a pocket in each piece of fish and stuffed with two tablespoons do not over fill. Press pocket shut. Next coat fish with flour on both sides.
In a frying pan on medium high heat melt butter with oil make sure it’s really hot when you add your fish. Cook fish 5 minutes on each side. Serve with your favorite sauté vegetable! Bon Appétit!
Once in a while I come home empty handed from a fishing trip it doesn’t mean I can’t create an Off the Hook recipe! From this…..
To this perfect appetizer” My Fire Cracker Shrimp with Spicy Mango Ramoulade!
Fire Cracker Shrimp with Spicy Mango Ramoulade
1 1/2 pound jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon water
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup instant potato flakes
1 cup crushed Ritz Crackers reduced Fat
1/2 cup mayonnaise
½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon Creole mustard
1 green onion chopped fine
½ mango peeled and chopped small
Pinch Salt & pepper
Preheat oil to 375 degrees F.
In a bowl beat egg, water and cayenne pepper together. Toss shrimp in egg mixture and let sit 15 minutes. In a separate bowl combine potato flakes and Ritz crackers. Next toss shrimp in Ritz cracker crumbs to coat well.
Deep-fry in batches, but do not overload the fryer. Fry for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil with a slotted spoon and drain on the paper towel lined baking tray.
In a small mixing bowl add remaining ingredients and mix well. Serve shrimp with mango roulade while shrimp are still warm.
Orange Rosemary Piquant Broiled Hogfish
2 hogfish filets or snapper
½ teaspoon seas salt
¼ cup marmalade
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped fine
4 lime wedges
Pinch of salt and pepper
Preheat oven on broil.
Season the hogfish with sea salt on both side and set aside.
In a small mixing bowl mix well marmalade, horseradish, rosemary, salt & pepper and juice of two lime wedges. Place fish in an oven proof greased casserole and coat fish on both sides with marmalade mixture. Broil 8 to 12 minutes do not overcook. Bon Appétit!
4 (5oz) pieces of white firm fish (I used grouper)
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 ½ cup red bell pepper chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
1 (9 oz.) bag flat leaf spinach
2 ounces cream cheese
¼ cup half & half
¼ cup parmesan cheese
Sea salt & cracked black pepper
On stove top on medium heat in a large frying pan add 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter, red bell pepper and garlic and cook for about 4 minutes. Add spinach season with a pinch of sea salt and pepper mix until all of the spinach have wilted down add cream cheese, half & half and parmesan cheese mix well until cream cheese is melted and your spinach is now more like a cream spinach.
In a separate frying pan on medium high heat, add remaining oil and butter. Season fish on both side with sea salt and pepper and place in hot pan. Cook 6 minutes on first side and flip fish over and cook other side an additional 5 minutes.
Place spinach mixture on the bottom of a plate and top with piece of fish, drizzle with any remaining sauce. Bon Appetit!