Seafood Archives

Scallop Ceviche

Mussels and Clams with Lemongrass

Mussels and Clams with Lemongrass (Neung Phat Hawy Maleng Phuu Ta-Khrai)
2 lbs clams
2 lbs mussels
1-1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
3 lemongrass stalks, white part only finely sliced
1″ piece of galangal, sliced (if you can’t find this, use ginger)
2 long green chilles (or red), seeded and finely chopped
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp organic [...]

North African Spiced Shrimp

North African Spiced Shrimp
1 tbsp and a pinch of Ancho Chili pepper
2 dried red chili peppers crushed
1 tbsp ground coriander
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 lbs shrimp (31-42 size), peeled
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (plus more if needed)
2 tbsp organic lime juice
sea salt to [...]

Shabu Shabu

Shabu Shabu
2  4″ square sheets of kombu seaweed, wiped clean of excess salt and soaked in water for 30 minutes
7 cups of water
The Food:
1 lb flank steak, thinly sliced against the grain
1 lb tiger shrimps, peeled & deveined
1 box silken extra-firm tofu, cut into 3/4″ cubes
5 baby bok choy, cut lengthwise in quarters
8 gai lan [...]

Smoked Salmon Mousse

Smoked Salmon Mousse
350 g (12 oz) smoked salmon, thawed and roughly chopped
475 mL (about 2 cups) ricotta cheese
2 tsp organic lemon juice
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 red onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp capers, drained and rinsed
1-1/2 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped
extra virgin olive oil for for drizzling
1 baguette cut into bite size [...]

Grilled Koh Samui Tilapia

ilapia is such a pleasant fish to eat. It takes on the flavours of a marinade really well and and can stand on its own as well.
This is a Thai recipe that went with a Vegetable Stir-Fry and Pineapple Fried Rice. It’s very simple to make, with lots of wonderful flavour.
Unfortunately, I only took a [...]

Grilled Shark and Bakes

Fish and Marinade
shark steak(s)
1/2 bunch scallions trimmed and coarsely chopped
1 tbsp chives cut in half
2 shallots coarsely chopped
4 cloves of garlic coarsely chopped
1 rib of celery coarsely chopped
1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley leaves
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves
1 jalapeño chilli, seeded and coarsely chopped
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup fresh organic lime juice
2-1/2 tsp sea salt
1 [...]

Slow-Cooked Salmon with White Beans, Leeks and Shiitake Mushrooms

Slow-cooked Salmon
I usually place the salmon on a bed of sautéed shredded snow peas but this time we used the white beans, leeks and shiitake.
2 salmon fillets, skinned and boned
1.5 tbsp sake
1.5 tbsp light soy sauce
1.5 tbsp dashi*
1  tbsp freshly grated ginger
2.5 tbsp butter
2  cloves garlic sliced
pea sprouts
1. Combine all the ingredients in a [...]

Poached Shrimp with Spicy Mayo and Garlic Breadcrumbs

Ward and I are planning on entertaining more regularly, so we’ve been having fun trying out more appetizers and other party-type recipes. We came across a recipe for Poached Shrimp with Spicy Mayo and Garlic Breadcrumbs in the Aug/Sept 2009 issue of Fine Cooking; it was part of a party menu, and we thought we’d [...]

Appetizer Delight: Honey, Lime and Rum Glazed Shrimp

Honey, Lime and Rum Glazed Shrimp
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 cup dark rum
1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
2 tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tbsp lime juice
3/4 cup honey
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
zest of 2 limes
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
20 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tbsp oil
salt and pepper to taste
1. The glaze: Combine [...]