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Recipes for cooking your Florida's Finest Catch!


Simplicity at its FINEST!


baked-filetsFish is baked with the least amount of fuss! Prep Time: 5min Start to Finish: 25min Makes: 4 servings 1 pound mild-flavored fish fillet, about 3/4 inch thick. 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon paprika

1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottom of rectangular pan, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. 2. Cut fish fillets into 4 serving pieces if needed. Place pieces, skin sides down, in the pan, folding thin ends under if necessary for even thickness. 3. Mix remaining ingredients; drizzle over fish.
4. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.





PompanoPan Seared Pompano


Lay filets on a plate meat side up. Pour olive oil on the meat.
Season with salt, pepper, garlic-salt and paprika. Place meat side down in a frying pan with a little butter. When your fork sticks through the meat easily it's done! Melt a little butter on top and squeeze a little lime juice. Complement with a Key-Lime White Sauce if you like. Wah La, your done.





Bubby's Snapper Chowder


One pound fresh fish filets.
2 medium peeled and cubed potatoes. (2 cups)
1 Medium diced carrot. (1/2 cup)
Snapper2 Teaspoons salt
1/4 Teaspoon pepper
4 slices of bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion.
2 Cups Milk.
3 Tablespoons of All-purpose flour
1/4 Teaspoon dried thyme (crushed)

Cut the fish into 2 inch squares. In a large saucepan bring 2 cups of water to boiling. Add the potatoes and carrots. Reduce heat, cover simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the fish, salt and pepper. Simmer covered for 10 minutes. Meanwhile in a skillet cook the bacon till crispy. Drain the bacon reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon and cook the onions in drippings till tender. Blend 1/2 cup of the milk into the flour stir into fish mixture along with crumbled bacon, onion mixture, thyme and remaining 1 1/2 cups of milk. Stir until bubbly. Cook 1 minute more. Serves 6



Spanish Mackerel Sesame


2 lbs Spanish Mackerel filets
1/4 cup catsup
1/4 cup Orange Juice
1/4 cup Sesame seeds
1 tablespoon finely chopped chives or green onion tops
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon butter or margarine melted
1 clove of minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Place the fish on a well greased broiler pan skin side up. Combine remaining ingredients and use the mix to brush the fish. (Save some mix) Broil about 3 inches from the heat for about 4-5 minutes. Now turn carefully and brush with the remaining sesame sauce. Broil 4-5 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Makes 6 servings.


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