Posts Tagged ‘seafood’

Baked Cod with Roasted Potatoes and Onions

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Description:  A variation on fish and chips

Serves: 2-3

Time: one hour

Ingredients:

4 potatoes
Cooking spray
Cooking oil
¾ teaspoon paprika

large onion
cup plain dry bread crumbs
Black pepper to taste
1 pound cod in one or more pieces

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees
Spray a glass baking pan with nonstick cooking spray
Peel and cut potatoes in half lengthwise, then cut halves into small wedges
Slice and then coarsely chop the onion
Place potato wedges and onion in a bowl and toss with black pepper, ¼ teaspoon paprika, and 1 teaspoon of oil
Place in a single layer in baking pan and cook for 30 minutes or until the potatoes are almost done. Remove baking dish, leave oven on
Combine bread crumbs, pepper and ½ teaspoon paprika in bowl
With a fork, stir in 1 tablespoon of oil, blending until crumbs are evenly moistened.
Press fish into bread crumbs on both sides
Place fish in baking dish after pushing potatoes aside
Bake 12 minutes or until fish and potatoes are done

Notes:

Serve with malt vinegar

Substitute any firm white fish such as halibut or hake.

If you want to add some heat, throw in a dash of cayenne pepper with the paprika and to the bread crumbs

Seafood Salad

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Description: great at a cookout or barbecue

Serves: 2 -4

Time: 20  minutes

Ingredients:

½ pound cooked shrimp, chopped
½ pound crab meat
Mayonnaise to suit
3 stalks of celery chopped fine
2 scallions chopped fine
1 medium carrot shredded
splash of lemon or lime juice
Black pepper to taste
Dash of dried tarragon
Dash of dried oregano
Dash of cayenne pepper

Preparation:

Combine all ingredients and add mayonnaise to the desired degree of creaminess

Notes:

This is also delicious as a sandwich on a crusty roll with lettuce and tomato.

If desired, add a chopped hard-boiled egg to the salad and mix thoroughly.