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What's a grilled salmon recipe?

Grilled Salmon with Mint Sauce

The recipe mentioned here is just one of the delicious seafood recipes that you can prepare in your own kitchen. It is quick, healthy, and nutritious.

Grilled Salmon with Mint Sauce (serves 4)
1/2 c plain yogurt
1 T cilantro, freshly chopped
2 t mint, freshly chopped
salt and pepper to taste
4 7-ounce salmon steaks, 1" thick
2 t vegetable oil

Combine the yogurt and spices in a small bowl. This is the mint sauce.
Lightly spray grill (indoor or outdoor) with oil.
Preheat the grill.
Brush the fish with the oil and season with pepper to taste.
Place salmon onto grill.
Cook until golden, about 5-6 minutes. Flip salmon steak over and cook until done – about 4 minutes. It will be opaque in color, but still juicy.
Remove steaks from grill and place onto serving plate.
Drizzle mint sauce over steak prior to serving.
Make this grilled seafood recipe into a complete meal by serving it with a baked potato. Top the baked potato with a mixture of plain yogurt and freshly chopped basil. Sprinkle some garlic powder on this, if desired. Have your side dish be a roasted, or grilled, veggie mixture. Suggestion: broccoli, carrots, red pepper, and onions. Enjoy a salad of fresh greens with a vinaigrette. Dessert: a fresh fruit medley.

Your beverage of choice, if you prefer wine, might be a refreshing Pinot Grigio.

   
Can you recommend a sauce for seafood?

Halibut with Lemon Tarragon Cream Sauce

If you are looking for a new recipe for baked halibut, try the following recipe, which combines the flavors of lemon and tarragon. This halibut dish goes great with pasta.

4 halibut filets
1 cup of half-and-half cream
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons of ground tarragon seeds
2 tablespoons of cornstarch
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons of butter
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place fish in baking dish and bake for about 5-7 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

   
What´s a good recipe for a seafood appetizers?

Stuffed Prawns

If you are looking for a delicious seafood appetizer, try my recipe for stuffed prawns.

12 large prawns, peeled, cleaned, tails on and butterflied
4 ounces dill havarti cheese, cut into thin 1 inch pieces
3 sheets of phyllo dough
2 ounces prosciutto ham, cut into 1 inch pieces
olive oil
shrimp cocktail sauce or seafood sauce (your choice)
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degress. Season prawns with salt and pepper. Stuff each prawn with cheese and prosciutto. Close prawns. Roll up dough and cut into 1/2 inch pieces. Unfold and wrap prawns. Transfer to baking dish. Drizzle with oil. Bake until crispy. Place cocktail sauce on plates and top with prawns. Serve immediately.

   
How do I make crab bisque?

Easy Crab Bisque

Preparing a delicious and creamy crab bisque can be very time consuming. For a quick and delicious recipe, follow the steps below substituting with the seafood of your choice.

1/5 cups cooked jumbo lump crab meat
1 1/2 cups of milk
8 ounces of cubed cream cheese
2 tablespoons of butter
1/4 chooped scallion
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
2 tablespoons sherry
salt to taste

Sautee onion in butter until softened. Add milk and cream cheese, stirring until melted. Add remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.

   
What is an Italian seafood recipe?

Italian Seafood Recipe

This Italian Seafood Recipe is bound to
please anyone looking for a tasty, filling, and nutritious meal.
Plus, it extends your food budget by using less seafood than the
traditional main dish (such as seafood steak or fillets) would take.
A combination of great taste, nutrition, and a happy pocketbook – how
tempting is that?

Italian Seafood Skewers
¼ c canola oil
¼ c lemon juice, freshly
squeezed or bottled
1 garlic clove, minced
1 t oregano, dried or 1 T freshly
chopped
1 t chicken bouillon granules
1 T basil, freshly chopped
salt and pepper to taste
¾ pound uncooked fresh shrimp,
peeled and deveined
½ pound sea scallops
1 large each red and green pepper, cut
into chunks
1 small zucchini, cut into 1/4"
slices
1 small yellow squash, cut into 1/4"
slices

In a bowl, combine the first seven
ingredients. This will be your marinade. Divide marinade into two large
resealable plastic bags. Add shrimp and scallops to one bag. Add veggies to other bag. Place bags into fridge for about 3-4
hours. After marinading, drain seafood and
discard marinade. Drain veggies and keep marinade from veggies for
basting. Alternate the shrimp, scallops, peppers
and squash while putting onto skewers – does not matter whether
they are wooden or metal. Place skewers onto preheated grill
(indoor or outdoor). Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for
about 6 minutes.
When done, shrimp will be pink. Baste occasionally and turn once. Serve over a bed of cooked rice, if
desired.

   
What is an Indian seafood recipe?

Indian Seafood Recipe

Spicy Curried Fish and Veggies
(serves 4)
2 T veggie broth
1 large fish fillet, cooked and flaked
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 T ginger, freshly minced
¼ t hot pepper flakes
2 t curry powder
½ t ground cumin
1-1/2 c veggie broth, low sodium
variety
1 small cauliflower, cut into florets
2 small red potatoes, cubed
1/3 pound fresh green beans, halved
½ c crushed tomatoes, canned or
fresh
½ cup plain yogurt

Heat 2T veggie broth in large skillet
over medium heat.
Stir in flaked fish, onion, garlic,
ginger, and pepper flakes.
Cook until onions are clear (about 2-3
minutes), stirring occasionally.
Add curry powder and cumin. Stir.
Add one cup veggie broth and veggies.
Cover and cook over medium heat until
veggies are tender.
Add more broth, if needed.
Cook for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in yogurt.

If you want to prepare an entire
seafood meal, simply serve the Spicy Curried Fish and Veggies over a
cooked bed of brown rice. You can make it prettier by placing a few
sprigs of fresh parsley bordering the dish. (As a side note, parsley is great for the digestive system.) For dessert, have some
Mango Mousse and you are set. The wine of choice, if you are so
interested, could be a Merlot.

This is a heart healthy recipe that is
low in carbohydrates, calories, and fat. And, it is high in protein.

   
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