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Fish & Seafood Cooking: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Before You Buy Fish, Check This List
A listing of fish and seafood that are high and low in mercury levels -- fish for pregnant women and children to avoid and those to eat more of.
5 Fish That Are Real Omega-3 Champs
Five fish with the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which health experts say are important to our overall health. Here is a list of five fish to eat if you want to maximize your intake of omega-3 fatty acids: Salmon, sardines, smelt, anchovies and shad.
The Best Way to Cook Swordfish
Tips and information about how to cook swordfish well. Cooking swordfish is easy if you don't overcook it.
8 Things You Didn't Know about Freezing Fish
Instructions on how to freeze fish to prevent freezer burn or spoilage. Freezing fish or seafood properly is critical to keep your catch in top shape for months.
How to Smoke Salmon
A step by step tutorial on how to smoke salmon, or any other fatty fish. These instructions work for other fish such as shad, mackerel, wahoo, bonito, whitefish, sablefish, bluefish -- even trout.
5 Quick Deep-Frying Tips for Seafood
Why are some deep fried foods light and crisp while others are greasy and limp? These simple tips will make all the difference in your results!
An Easy Method to Cook Spaghetti Squash
Is there a better way to microwave spaghetti squash? You bet! Cook it in half the space with no plastic wrap (which can melt) and no dangerous steaming. Easier than you could imagine!
How to Choose the Right Oil for Cooking Fish
You will get different results depending on which oil you use to cook fish or seafood. Olive oil will do one thing, butter another and peanut oil something else. Here's how to choose.
All You Wanted to Know about Pacific Rockfish...
What you need to know about Pacific rockfish, also known as rock cod. Included is information about how to cook rockfish as well as whether rockfish are sustainable seafood.
Classic Tuna Salad
A traditional, classic recipe for a simple tunafish sandwich. American tuna salad recipes are all over the map, but here is a high-quality classic tuna sandwich recipe.
How to Choose Fish and Seafood for Raw Dishes...
A description of which fish and seafood to choose for sushi, sashimi or other raw dishes. Eating raw fish has its risks, and this list helps you when choosing fish for sushi.
Smelt: Finger Food Extraordinaire
How to cook smelt. Smelt are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, totally sustainable and so delicious you can eat them whole.
Crispy Beer Batter for Fish and Seafood
A quick and easy recipe for a beer batter that goes great with fish and seafood. This fish-and-chips recipe is light and airy, despite the fact that it is deep-fried. It works well with tilapia, cod, haddock, walleye, seabass, snapper, halibut -- really any firm fish. You can even use it for shrimp, calamari or oysters.
How to Cook Salmon on the Grill: A Super-Simple...
An easy and simple recipe for grilled salmon that give you both the cool grill marks on the meat and a crispy skin. These tips on grilling salmon will work with any kind: farmed, kings, sockeye or silver.
How to Boil Crabs
Boiling crabs is a simple process, once you learn a few key points. Here's how to boil crabs. Page 2.
19 Things to Know before Buying Fish or Shellfish
How to tell if a fish is fresh at the market. Unless you caught the fish yourself, you really have no way of knowing exactly how fresh it is. Choosing fresh fish and seafood is easy if you follow these tips on buying fish and seafood.
7 Must-Know Tips for Storing Fresh Fish
How to store fresh fish and seafood at home. Storing fresh fish is different from storing meat, so you will need to know some tips and techniques to properly store fresh fish and seafood.
Make Tempting Tempura for Fish and Seafood
This basic tempura recipe works very well as a batter for tempura-frying shrimp, lobster, fish or any other seafood.
Pairing Wine with Seafood: 8 Great Matches
A quick guide and a list of go-to wines that go great with fish or seafood - this will help you pair wine with fish or other seafood.
Need to Cook a Whole Fish? Try These Recipes
Step by step instructions on how to prepare and cook a whole fish on the grill. Grilling whole fish is a dramatic way to serve your guests, and for many fish, such as striped bass, you need little more than salt, lemon and olive oil to make them shine.
Everything You Didn't Know about Cooking with...
Information about how to cook fresh sardines. They can be rare in markets, but when you find these enormously flavorful little fish, here are some tips about how to cook with fresh sardines.
Grilled Baby Octopus: Marinated and Cooked to...
A simple, delicious Greek grilled octopus recipe.
Polpi in Umido: Italian Octopus Stewed in Wine...
This recipe is for the Southern Italian polpi in umido, or stewed octopus in white wine and tomatoes. Of the many Italian octopus recipes, this is among my favorite.
Learn How to Cook Pacific Cod and Alaskan...
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How to Gut and Scale a Whole Fish
Step by step instructions on how to scale and gut a fish. Scaling and gutting is the best way to treat many fish, especially those where much of the meat would be lost by filleting.
How to Cook Irresistible Sockeye Salmon
Tips and instructions on how to cook with wild sockeye salmon. Cooking with sockeye salmon is a little different from cooking chinook, silver or pink salmon; here are some tips.
Make Elegant Tilapia Piccata: Tilapia with...
An easy and elegant dish of lightly pan-fried tilapia fillets in a vibrant sauce of white wine, fresh lemon juice, and capers. A go-to recipe for holidays, birthdays, or any day!
Why Frozen Fish Is Often Better Than Fresh
When shopping for fish, don't forget the freezer section: Buying frozen fish is often better than buying fresh fish.
Your Quick Guide to Cooking Striped Bass
Cooking striped bass is so versatile, because you can serve stripers so many ways -- fried, baked, grilled, poached, seared, or even steamed.
Check Out These Tasty Squid and Octopus Recipes
How to blanch an octopus to prepare it for eating.
The 10 Steps to Getting the Meat From a Crab
Step by step instructions on how to pick meat from crabs. Here's how to clean and extract all the crabmeat from a whole crab in a step-by-step demonstration. This works with blue crabs, Dungeness crabs, rock and stone crabs, Jonah crabs, calico crabs -- really any crab but an Alaskan king or snow crab.
American Shad
How to cook one of Colonial America's favorite fish: The American, or white shad. Cooking with shad may be bony business, but shad are among the richest-tasting of our river fish.
Mahi Mahi: A Fish So Nice They Named It Twice
Meet Mahi Mahi! How to choose, store, and prepare delicious recipes for mahi mahi - AKA Dorado or Dolphinfish
A Crowd-Pleasing Classic Shrimp Scampi Recipe
A recipe for classic shrimp scampi, a dish popular in the 1970s that is enjoying a revival. Shrimp scampi is excellent with crusty bread or pasta.
Sand Dabs -- The Littlest Flounder
How to cook and prepare sand dabs, or any small flounder. Sanddabs, as they are also known, are best pan-dressed. They are abundant on the Pacific coast and are wonderful fried.
Classic French Steamed Mussels
A recipe for French steamed mussels with garlic, white wine, butter and a little onion or shallot.
King or Chinook Salmon
How to best cook king salmon, also known as chinook salmon. Where to find the best salmon and what to do with it. Cooking king salmon is a joy because it tolerates overcooking and can be prepared in so many ways.
Cooking Sablefish: A Tantalizing Treat
What you need to know to bring out the best in sablefish, also known as black cod or butterfish. Cooking with sablefish is easy because black cod tolerates overcooking.
Crispy Fried Salmon Skin
A recipe for crispy-fried salmon skin done Asian-style. Think of this as a recipe for salmon bacon -- crispy, a little fatty, and pleasingly salty.
6 Endangered Seafoods That You Should Avoid
A list of fish and seafood you should avoid because they have been overfished. Also included are sustainable alternatives to the endangered fish or seafood.
The Basics on Boiling Lobster: A Beginner's Guide
As easy as it is, there are a few things to know about how to boil a lobster. This is not so much a recipe for cooking lobster as it is a preparation.
An Enticing Recipe for Tuna Sashimi with Daikon...
A recipe for Japanese tuna sashimi, or raw tuna with a dipping sauce and a light daikon salad. Always use sashimi or sushi-grade tuna for this recipe.
Pacific White Seabass, or California Sea Bass
How to cook Pacific white seabass, A/K/A corvina or Calfiornia sea bass, one of the finest fish in the West. White seabass is sustainable and delicious.
How to Make Bottarga, or Salt-Cured Fish Roe
How to make salted fish roe, which is called bottarga in Italy. This bottarga recipe will make an excellent condiment to all sorts of seafood dishes, and can be made with shad, mullet, herring or any other edible roe.
Easy Classic Shrimp Salad -- How to Make Shrimp...
Here's an easy recipe for shrimp salad made with small, flavorful shrimp and crisp veggies that produces classic results.
Pacific Red & Rock Crabs: Cheap &...
How to cook and get the most out of Pacific red crabs or Pacific rock crabs, two crab species that are plentiful -- and underfished -- along the Pacific coast. Cooking instructions and key tips.
Cooking with Cuttlefish
How to cook cuttlefish, a relative of the squid and octopus, without it becoming chewier than rubber. Cooking cuttlefish is easy once you learn how.
You Must Try This Classic Shad Roe with Bacon...
A classic recipe for shad roe that dates back to Colonial days. This is the quintessential way to cook shad roe: with bacon, some herbs and lemon wedges.
Peruvian Ceviche: A Citrusy, Summery Meal
A classic Peruvian ceviche recipe that serves as a basis for a range of raw fish recipes.
Pickled Octopus Recipe: How to Make Greek...
Home cooks pickle octopus all over the Mediterranean. This pickled octopus recipe is a classic recipe for a typical octopus appetizer.
Dinner for 2: 14 Romantic Seafood Recipes for...
Get ready to dim the lights, chill the wine, and light the candles -- Valentine's Day is almost here! Here are fourteen recipe ideas for delicious seafood dishes that will help make the most romantic evening of the year even more special.
Classic Spanish Escabeche Recipe
A recipe for escabeche, which is a Spanish seared and pickled fish dish that is great for a hot summer afternoon. This isn't a typical pickle, but vinegar gives the fish a pleasing tartness.
How To Head Fresh Shrimp: A Step By Step Guide...
In one quick movement, bring your forefingers up and your thumbs apart in a snapping motion. Remove the head and pull out the black digestive tract, if visible. Repeat with remaining shrimp. Page 5.
Make a Quick Shrimp Stock: An Easy 6-Step Recipe
A quick and easy method for making a seafood stock using shrimp shells
Cooking with Spiny Lobster
How to cook spiny lobsters, which are different from Maine lobsters. Cooking with spiny lobsters typically means Caribbean or Mexican cuisine.
Tilapia: A Blank Slate for Culinary Creations
How to cook tilapia: What to know and how best to use tilapia, one of the world's most farmed -- and sustainable -- freshwater fish species.
This Lobster Risotto Is Sure to Impress
This is a recipe for lobster risotto from Sardinia, an island off the coast of mainland Italy. This lobster risotto is rich with lobster stock and a pinch of saffron. Either spiny or New England lobsters will work with this risotto recipe.
Easy, Elegant Spanish Braised Octopus in...
A recipe for pulpo a la gallega, a Spanish braised octopus recipe with a garlic-paprika sauce; you could also use calamari for this recipe.
Before You Buy Seafood at a Supermarket
A guide to buying seafood in a supermarket. Tips on what to look for and how to choose quality fish and seafood in a regular supermarket.
Sear the Perfect Fish Fillet in 7 Easy Steps
How to sear a fish fillet properly. Searing fish is easy, but knowing a few tips and tricks to get that crispy skin on a fillet will make you a better seafood cook.
How to Grill Fish And Seafood -- Recipes and...
Grilled fish is a delight, but grilling fish and seafood can seem a bit intimidating. Here are some basic tips, along with a selection of appealing recipes to get you started.
Make Rich, Delicious Basque Seafood Stew
A recipe for a Basque-style seafood stew where fish and shellfish meet chiles, paprika and white wine. This recipe calls for baby octopus, seabass and scallops, but you could use almost any combination of seafood for this stew.
Make Quick and Easy Skate Wing with Brown Butter
A classic French preparation for these odd relatives of the shark, a fish dish as delicate as it is delicious.
Cooking with Pacific Surfperch
Pacific surfperch are mainstays of Pacific anglers who fish piers, jetties and beaches. Although there are several kinds, such as calico, redtail and rubberlips, they are best cooked whole and are often rich with fat.
Broiling Haddock for the First Time? Try This...
A quick and easy recipe for broiled haddock, cod or pollock moistened with butter, topped with bread crumbs and served with lemon.
Don't Miss Out on This Classic Lobster...
Lobster Thermidor is a French dish that is as rich and luxurious as it sounds, making this traditional recipe perfect for a special occasion.
How to Cook Shad or Other Bony Fish: Dealing...
Many bony fish are delicious, such as shad, pike and herring, but how to deal with the bones? Briefly cooking and flaking the meat from a bony fish is the answer. Here are step by step instructions on how to go about it.
Easy Crab and Shrimp Salad Recipe - How to Make...
A delicious and easy seafood salad featuring shrimp and crabmeat
Meet Your Fish: Soft Shell Crabs, Part 1 - How...
Soft shell crabs are a delectable treat whether fried, broiled, or grilled. Learn more about soft shells in this two-part series -- what they are, and how to buy, clean, and cook them using these delicious recipes.
Authentic Spanish Allioli or Aioli
A recipe for an authentic Spanish aioli sauce, also known as allioli. It is a garlicky mayonnaise-like sauce that can be spiked with herbs such as a oregano.
Jacksmelt or Jack Smelt, a Pacific Panfish
What to do with and how to cook Pacific jacksmelt, a common relative of the silversides that lives around piers and jetties. It's also called the horse smelt or jack smelt.
How to Make Your Own 'Tunafish'
Step by step instructions on how to make your own homemade 'canned' tuna, this is a tuna confit recipe where the tuna is preserved in olive oil. This recipe will result in far better tuna than most store-bought tunafish available.
Super-Quick, Super Tasty Moroccan Spicy Shrimp
A recipe for spicy sauteed shrimp cooked in a Moroccan style, with cumin, paprika, coriander and a little ginger. This shrimp recipe is very quick, and easy to cook.
Making Your Own Boquerones, or Marinated White...
Instructions on how to make your own marinated white anchovies at home. These cured anchovies are called boquerones in Spain and gavros in Greece. Here's how to cure your own anchovies.
Cooking with Silver Salmon
How to cook, choose and store silver salmon, also known as coho salmon.
A Quick Guide to Choosing the Best Crab Meat by...
What grade of canned crabmeat should you choose for crab cakes or other dishes? Save money with this quick guide!
Grilled Red Snapper -- Snapper Yucatan Style
A recipe for grilled fillets of red snapper spiced the way they do it in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Red snapper recipes are common in this part of Mexico, but you could substitute most any white fish.
Make Piri Piri Sauce: Famous, Fiery, and...
A recipe for piri piri sauce, a hot and fragrant sauce used in both Portuguese and African cooking; this version of piri piri is from Mozambique.
How to Make Fried Smelt with Garlicky Swiss Chard
A tried and true way to cook smelt is to fry them. This recipe for any type of smelt or whitebait uses seasoned flour and olive oil for a flavorful crust.
Tempura Halibut with Garlic Aioli
A recipe for tempura fish with a garlic aioli. This version uses halibut, but tempura works well with any firm fish.
Traditional Yellowtail or Tuna Teriyaki
A recipe for a traditional teriyaki sauce for fish and seafood, in this case hamachi, or yellowtail. Teriyaki also goes great with tuna, swordfish, seabass, mackerel or catfish.
Five Top Online Fish Markets
For those of us who live far away from our favorite sources of seafood, you can order seafood online - it is expensive, but the quality is generally good from superior markets. Here is a review of five online fish markets.
Try This Delicious Buttery Garlic Crab...
A wonderfully decadent, buttery, garlicky, crabmeat recipe that makes a stunning Italian style appetizer, first course, or snack.
Cooking with Halibut, the King of Flatfish
What to know about buying and cooking all kinds of halibut, whether it's Pacific halibut, California halibut or Atlantic halibut.
How to Split or Butterfly a Fish
Step by step instructions on how to butterfly, or split, a whole fish. Splitting a fish is a great way to prep a whole fish for stuffing because butterflying removes most of the bones.
How to Make Rich, Tasty Lobster Stock
A recipe for lobster stock or lobster broth. This is a great way to use the leftover shells and bodies of either Maine or spiny lobsters.
Cioppino, San Francisco's Signature Seafood Stew
A recipe for cioppino, a traditional San Francisco-style seafood stew. Cioppino recipes are all over the internet, but remember that a real cioppino must have Dungeness crab.
Fried Whitebait with Aioli: Small Fish Packed...
A recipe for fried whitebait, or tiny whole fish such as blue anchovies, served with a garlicky aioli sauce. A delicious appetizer ot simple dinner.
How to Cook Manila Clams
What to know about cooking with manila clams, these little delicacies from Japan. Manila clams are the sweetest of the Pacific coast clams, and are now farmed sustainably in the Pacific Northwest.
Virginia Baked Shad
A classic Southern recipe for slow-baked shad.
How to Fillet a Flatfish (Sole, Flounder, Fluke)
Instructions on how to arrange a flatfish before you begin filleting it. Page 2.
New England Cornmeal-Crusted Cod Cheeks
A traditional New England recipe for fried cod cheeks. This recipe uses an olive oil-based garlic-basil sauce to jazz up an old favorite. Cod cheeks and halibut cheeks are a delicacy that deserves to be better known.
Try This Sichuan Sweet and Sour Crispy Fish...
A Sichuan-style sweet and sour fish recipe where you crispy-fry a whole fish and serve it with a homemade, Chinese sweet-and-sour sauce. This recipe works great with rockfish, largemouth bass, black seabass, porgies, perch, bream or pompano.
Handling Your Catch for the Table
How to best handle the fish you catch to keep them fresh and cold when you bring them home.
Learn How to Prepare Soft Shell Crabs the Right...
Soft shell crabs are a delectable treat whether fried, broiled, or grilled. Learn more about soft shells in this two-part series -- what they are, and how to buy, clean, and cook them using these delicious recipes.
An Easy Recipe for Basic Fish Stock
A simple recipe for fish stock. This is a great way to find a use for the bones and heads from whole fish. You can also substitute shrimp or crab to make shrimp stock or crab stock.
Grilled Madras Salmon
A quick and easy recipe fresh salmon seafood fish Indian cuisine chili pepper ginger cilantro sweet heat mango preserves cook on grill bake in oven
Simple Yet Elegant: White Seabass with Roasted...
A recipe for white seabass, also known as corvina, sauteed and served with chives and fire-roasted red peppers.
Baked Stuffed Cod or Haddock
A recipe for baked, stuffed cod or haddock. This is a traditional New England Thanksgiving recipe where you stuff a fish instead of a turkey.
Have You Tried These Grilled and Stuffed...
Grilled fresh sardines are a fantastic fish to serve in summer. This sardine recipe uses grape leaves to hold in a simple stuffing -- and keep the sardines from sticking to the grill.
How to Clean Fresh Anchovies
Step by step instructions on how to clean anchovies. Cleaning fresh anchovies is easy with a few simple tips.
You Have to Try This Italian Fish Crudo Recipe
Crudo is the Italian version of sashimi: Raw fish at the peak of freshness, dressed simply with olive oil and lemon.
Octopus Salad with Oregano Oil
A Greek-inspired octopus salad recipe made with a fresh oregano and green olives. This can also be done with calamari.
Sweet & Spicy Beer Steamed Rock Crab Recipe...
Got crab legs, crab claws, or whole crabs? Whether they're already cooked or raw, you can give them delicious flavor by steaming them with spiced beer!
Need a Recipe for Scallops, Shrimp, and...
This elegant scallop and shrimp dish, drizzled with a sweet, strawberry-flavored balsamic glaze, tastes like absolute heaven and is perfect for a romantic dinner for two.
Sea Scallops and Weathervane Scallops
The large scallops we love to eat are called sea scallops in the East, and weathervane scallops in the Pacific Northwest. When people ask me how to cook sea scallops, I say it's easy: Cook them less than you think.
How to Choose Sustainable Fish and Seafood
Valuable tips for choosing sustainable fish and seafood in the supermarket or fish market, with links to helpful resources.
Oyster Roast FAQ and Etiquette Guide, Part 1
Oyster roasts are fun and delicious affairs, but if you've never been to one then you need to read this two-part guide to the ins and outs of oyster roasts and oyster festivals.
Gilled Salmon with Herb Butter
A recipe for grilled salmon -- king, sockeye, silver, pink or farmed -- served with an herb butter that has sage, parsley and thyme in it. This recipe also works well when you saute the salmon.
Using Different Flours for Cooking Fish and...
Tips on how different flours can change the flavor and texture of a recipe, especially when cooking fosh and seafood.
The Skinny on Selecting and Cooking a Dungeness...
Dungeness crabs are not only a sustainable seafood choice, they are easy to cook with and their recipes are best kept simple.
Shad Fingers: Boneless Shad
Step by step instructions on how to get boneless meat from a shad fillet. This is a modifed shad boning technique that will give you a 'shad finger' that is boneless, without having to learn the difficult art of filleting a shad.
Grilled Anchovies
A Spanish recipe for grilled small fish, which could be anchovies, smelt, sardines, herrings or even small mackerel.
A recipe for the Argentine sauce chimichurri, which is used on everything from beef to seafood. Chimichurri has garlci, parsley, red pepper and vinegar
Why it's Better to Buy American Seafood
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Mediterranean Crispy Fried Fish
A recipe for crispy frying a whole fish in a Mediterranean style, with chickpea flour. Frying fish in chickpea flour gives the fish a hearty, savory crust without being overwhelming. This crispy fish recipe works well with rockfish, rock cod, bluegills, walleye, bass, porgies or any small fish.
Pan-Dressing a Sand Dab or Any Small Flatfish
Sand dabs, also known without the space as "sanddabs," are small flatfish that are too small to fillet.
Honeyed White Seabass Greek Style
A Greek-style white seabass recipe that uses honey and Asian fish sauce as a sweet and savory glaze. This seabass recipe also can be done with shrimp, lobster, halibut, sturgeon, swordfish, shark or any other firm fish.
19 Mouth-Watering Seafood Appetizer and Tapas...
A hand-picked selection of exciting appetizer and tapas recipes to thrill friends and family during the holidays of for special occasions.
Broiled Salmon with Cilantro Sauce
A simple salmon recipe where you broil the salmon and serve it with a Spanish cilantro-green pepper-garlic sauce.
French Rouille Sauce
A recipe for the French rouille sauce, a kind of a fancy mayo that's great with fish and seafood.
Blooming Barramundi -- Crispy Fried Barramundi...
Barramundi is an Australian favorite, and Blooming Onions are a favorite appetizer at Outback Steakhouse. This recipe combines them into a delightful version of this sweet flavored fish.
Cajun Perch Po Boys Recipe -- How to Make New...
The 'Po-Boy' sandwich is a New Orleans favorite. This version features crunchy fried fish, zesty Cajun mayo, ripe tomatoes, and a sweetly spicy pepper slaw -- all piled on a long, crusty French loaf. Boo-yah!
Tuna Carpaccio
An authentic tuna carpaccio recipe, based off the original beef dish invented in Harry's Bar in Venice during the 1950s. This one uses Harry's homemade mayonnaise and a dash of good mustard, but uses tuna.
Fennel-Cured Salmon
A simple recipe for a delicious salmon cured with salt, sugar and fennel that is fantastic served over crackers or bread.
Southern Fried Catfish
A simple recipe for Southern fried catfish: Fillets rolled in seasoned cornmeal and fried to perfection.
An Old World Twist on Tuna Salad
Italian tuna salad is a quick and easy fish seafood dish using canned tuna that is flavorful and great for parties, brunch, lunch and dinner
Northern Pink Shrimp in Ceviche: Citrus-marinat...
A recipe that uses the sustainably caught Northern pink shrimp, or pandalus borealis, in a light and refreshing ceviche. Marinating shrimp in citrus juice is a great way to make a cooling summer appetizer.
Spicy Deviled Whiting Recipe -- How to Make...
Spicy (but not overly hot) and very flavorful, this whiting dish is a sure-fire cure for BTS: Bored Tastebud Syndrome.
Easy Italian Mussel, Tomato, & Basil Salad...
Plump mussels, ripe tomatoes, and sweet basil -- along with savory olives, red onion, and green pepper -- combine in a light, garlic-laced dressing for a cool and refreshing Italian seafood salad.
Lemongrass Ginger Sauce
A recipe for a fresh, vibrant lemongrass-ginger sauce, with just a touch of celery leaves. This sauce recipe works great with seafood or chicken.
Pan-seared Scallops and Pungent Greens with Hot...
easy recipe scallops hot bacon dressing south southern greens seafood
Sauteed Striped Bass with Spring Onions
A recipe for striped bass (rockfish) dusted in rice flour and sauteed, then served with grilled spring onions. The rice flour gives it a light and crispy crust.
Thai Crab Curry
A recipe for a Thai-style crab curry that is perfect for Dungeness or blue crabs. This recipe can be as hot or mild as you like, but is exotically spicy.
Halibut Tartare with Sungold Tomatoes
A halibut tartare recipe that brings out the mild flavor of the halibut with sungold tomatoes, olive oil and limes. Raw, chopped halibut is a variation on the classic tuna tartare.
5 Supermarket Seafood Secrets
Supermarket seafood counters can be a source of excellent products and first-rate advice. But, as with any purchase, caveat emptor applies. The following tips can help when choosing fresh fish and seafood.
Nick's Salmon Cakes
A recipe for salmon cakes I got from Nick Burnett, a friend of mine. His salmon cake recipe calls for chopped the raw salmon and then frying it, rather than using pre-cooked salmon.
Seared Spanish Sea Scallops with Saffron
A recipe for seared scallops with saffron, onions and ham, a method used in Galicia in northern Spain. This scallop recipe works best with sea scallops, and tastes best with sweet onions and Serrano ham.
Citrus Marinated Halibut Thai-Style
This ceviche recipe for citrus-marinated halibut uses a mix of herbs and spices commonly seen in Thai cooking. Halibut ceviche is a cool way to eat when it's hot out. You could also use snapper, rockfish, flounder or tuna in this recipe.
Holiday Shrimp and Crawfish Jambalaya -- An...
An easy New Orleans, shrimp, sausage, and crawfish jambalaya that will feed a crowd for holidays, special occasions, buffets, and dish-to-pass dinners.
10 Deeply Warming Fish & Seafood Soups,...
Wrap your hands around a steaming mug of one of these delicious, chill-chasing soups and stews and send Old Man Winter packing!
Shrimp and Artichoke Mini Peppers Appetizer...
Last minute rush? Try these easy to make Shrimp and Artichoke Mini Peppers appetizers. Filled with flavor, they are a real crowd pleaser and a healthy alternative to chips and dip.
Sicilian Style Tuna Salad with Capers and Olives
A Sicilian style tuna salad recipe that relies on high quality canned albacore, lemon, capers and green olives.
Southern Fried Oysters
A classic fried oyster recipe that uses a cornmeal crust and bacon. It's not low-fat, but is sure is good. Fried oysters are an American tradition, and nothing's more American than cornmeal.
Japanese Broiled Salmon with Green Onion
A Japanese salmon recipe where you pan-broil the salmon and serve it with a green onion, mirin and rice vinegar sauce. This is a great recipe for sockeye salmon, but you can use king salmon, silver salmon or even Atlantic salmon.
Stir-Fried Sweet Shrimp Vietnam
A Vietnamese shrimp recipe that uses a bit of sugar to caramelize the shrimp once you stir-fry them. Stir-frying the shrimp keeps them tender, and the spicy caramel flavor makes these a hit.
Red Wine Braised Perch with Olives & Sun Dried...
A delicious and easy dish with an Italian flair. Braising flavorful ocean perch in red wine gives it a wonderful flavor and rich color.
Classic Pan Sauce for Fish
A recipe for a classic pan sauce for sauteed or pan-fried fish.
Oven-Fried Sand Dab with Summer Salad
A recipe for oven-fried Pacific sand dab with a fresh summer salad that uses tomatoes, avocado, fresh corn and sweet onions. Sanddabs are delicious little flatfish best cooked simply. This recipe uses less fat than the typical fried version.
Sardinian Pasta with Cured Fish Roe: Bottarga...
A Sardinian recipe for pasta with dried and cured fish roe, called bottarga. Bottarga is used as a condiment in this recipe that uses the traditional Sardinian pasta known as fregola.

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