Posts from the ‘Fish’ Category

Shrimp Tortellini Skillet

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2  12 ounce packages of precooked shrimp (thawed)

1  14 ounce bag of tortellini (thawed)

1 1/2 cups cooked broccoli (or thawed from frozen)

1 4 ounce can of mushroom pieces

2 – 2 1/2 marinara or spaghetti sauce

salt and pepper

Extra virgin olive oil

3/4 cups shredded mozzarella

Parmesan cheese

~ Set broiler on high.

Cook the tortellini according to package directions and set aside, drain, and set aside.

Toss shrimp, broccoli, mushrooms with a few tablespoons of olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Place in a large oven safe skillet.

Cook until heated through. Remove from heat.

Toss tortellini with marinara sauce and add to the skillet. Mix all well.

Sprinkle a few tablespoons of Parmesan over the top, followed by the shredded mozzarella.

Place in oven and broil until cheese is bubbly and golden brown.

Asian Salmon

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1 lb salmon, thawed
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Lemon Pepper to taste
salt to taste
Garlic powder to taste

~Preheat oven to 400°.
Mix all ingredients except salmon.
Place salmon in a small baking dish. Pour sauce over.
Bake 20 minutes, until salmon flakes.

Lo Mein

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3/4 lb spaghetti noodles
1 tsp dry minced garlic
4 Tbsp EVOO
3 tsp sesame oil + extra
1/2 Tbsp dry chives
3/4 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp peanut butter ( use soy nut butter in place, if you have a peanut allergy)
2-3 chicken breasts cut into small strips or pieces
1 cup broccoli
1 cup matchstick carrots

~ Brown chicken in extra sesame oil, remove chicken and set aside. In same skillet, add a little more sesame oil and vegetables. Cook through and set aside.

Start water for pasta.

In a small saucepan heat the EVOO and 3 tsp of sesame oil. Add garlic. Mix in soy sauce, peanut butter, and chives. Simmer on low.

Cook pasta to al dente. Drain and return to pot.

Add chicken and vegetables. Pour sauce over and stir to coat.

*This can be done with beef, shrimp, pork, or as a vegetable lo mein as well.

Baked Lemon Butter Salmon

salmon filets

lemon circle slices

butter

salt and pepper

tin foil

~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lay tin foil sheet flat.  Place lemon slices on the sheet and salmon on the lemons.

Butter chunks on top of salmon.

Season with salt and pepper.

Seal up tin foil and place in oven.

Cook 25 minutes.

Sweet and Sour Shrimp

1/2 lb precooked shrimp

1 cup  frozen broccoli

1 cup frozen corn

1 cup frozen peas

sesame oil

1 bottle sweet and sour sauce

boil in bag rice

~Boil rice according to directions.

Heat sesame oil in pan. Add vegetables and cook through. Add shrimp and cook through.

Pour in bottle of sweet and sour sauce and heat through thoroughly.

Serve over rice.

Salmon and Mandarin Salad

1/3 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup EVOO

1/4 cup brown sugar

2 tsp lemon pepper

2 minced garlic cloves

2 salmon fillets

spring lettuce mixture

frozen peas, thawed

mandarin orange slices

~ Mix the soy sauce, EVOO, brown sugar, lemon pepper and garlic cloves well. Place the salmon fillets, skin side up in a shallow dish, and pour the soy mixture all over them. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight as well.

Turn on broiler in oven. Set rack at least 6 inches from heating element.

Place salmon on broiler pan. Set aside remaining marinade.

Broil salmon until fish flakes, about 10 minutes.

Peal skin away from salmon and crumble the fish.

On a dish place the spring lettuce.  Add thawed peas and then the mandarin orange slices.  Then add the crumbled salmon.

Top using the remaining marinade as a dressing.

Crispy Baked Haddock and Cod

3/4 cup milk

2 tsp salt

3/4 cup bread crumbs

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

1/4 tsp thyme

4 haddock or cod fillets

1/4 cup melted butter

lemon juice

~Preheat oven to 500 degrees.

Mix milk and salt.  In a separate bowl mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and thyme.

Soak each fillet in the milk and salt.

Then coat each in the bread crumb mixture.

Place a wire baking rack in a baking dish.

Set each fillet on the wire rack.

Drizzle first with the melted butter, and then with a little lemon juice.

Bake for 20 minutes.