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!