Fishing adventures that are sure to end with an Off the Hook recipe!

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!

Another Off the Hook on the Plate recipe!

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
Serves: 6
1 1/2 pound jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
2 eggs
1 tablespoon water
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup instant potato flakes
1 cup crushed Ritz Crackers reduced Fat
Canola oil
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.

Fishing Adventures that are sure to end with an Off the Hook recipe!

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!

Fishing Adventures that are sure to end with an Off the Hook recipe!

Fish Florentine
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!