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Pan Fried Speckled Trout


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1. Mix half flour and half bread crumbs and seasonings in a bowl.

2. Put fish in separate bowl and soak in milk for 15 minutes.

3. Remove fish from milk and roll in flour/crumb mix covering the fish entirely.

4. Put a half-stick of real butter in a skillet and bring to high heat. Add a small amount of olive oil to prevent butter from burning.

5. Cook trout fillets on both sides until golden brown.

6. Remove fish from skillet. Add butter, chopped green onions, 1 table spoon worcestershire sauce, a few dashes of louisiana hot sauce and the juice from a half lemon to the skillet. Cook this mix until golden brown but do not overcook.

7. Pour over fish fillets and enjoy!!!

Batter Fried Speckled Trout


Fish Recipes
1/4 cup yellow corn meal
1/2 cup regular flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon salt pepper (Optional)
1 cup of ice cold water
Peanut oil

Cut trout fillets (12-15) into small pieces or strips.

Mix corn meal, flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, water, and egg. Blend well. Combine fish with batter; let soak if possible. Cook in about 1 inch of peanut oil until golden brown.

YIELD: 4 servings

This batter is delicious on shrimp also!!!


Redfish Sauce Piquante


Fish Recipes
5 lbs. redfish, cut into pieces
1 cup cooking oil
4 (6 oz.) cans tomato paste
6 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce
3 bell peppers, chopped
4 small jars sliced mushrooms
6 large cloves garlic, minced
3 medium onions
1/2 bunch shallots, chopped
1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
Juice of 2 lemons
1 tablespoon tabasco
1 qt. water
salt & pepper

Brown fish in oil, remove and set aside.

Brown onions in oil, add tomato paste and tomato sauce.

Smother for about 1 hour over low heat. Add bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic, shallots, parsley, lemon juice, tabasco, salt and pepper to taste, and water. Cook for 1/2 hour. Add fish and cook for 15 minutes.

YIELD: 8 servings

Baked Redfish


Baked Fish Recipes
6 to 8 large redfish fillets 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
1 (16 oz.) Italian Dressing 1 cup butter
Salt & Pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion tops
3 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium onions
Butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place redfish and dressing in shallow pan. Salt and pepper to taste. Place onions and tomatoes on top of redfish; sprinkle with onion tops and garlic. Dot with butter. Bake approximately 1 hour. Watch carefully to avoid burning onions and tomatoes; baste if necessary to prevent dryness.

YIELD: 8 servings

DID YOU KNOW?

Try thawing frozen fish in milk. The milk draws out the frozen taste and provides a fresh-caught flavor.

When freezing fresh fish in water, add a small amount of lemon juice to preserve the flavor.


Baked Stuffed Flounder


Baked Fish Recipes
1/2 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped green onions with tops
1/2 lb. shrimp, boiled and chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 egg, slightly beaten
3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups moistened unseasoned croutons
1/2 crabmeat
Salt, pepper and cayenne pepper
4 medium sized flounder, washed,scaled, with heads removed.


Saute celery, onions, and garlic in 1/4 cup butter over low heat. Add bread cubes, shrimp, crabmeat, parsley, and egg.

Mix well. Season to taste with salt, black and cayenne pepper. Set aside.

Split thick side of flounder lengthwise and crosswise forming a cross; loosen meat from bone to form a pocket for stuffing.

Melt 1/4 cup butter. Brush fish well with melted butter, salt and pepper.


Fill pockets with seafood stuffing mixture. Melt remaining 1/4 cup butter in shallow baking pan. Place fish in pan, making sure not to overlap. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes, until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove foil and bake another 5 minutes. Enjoy!

YIELD: 4 servings

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