Whole Fish Recipes

The Best Way to Store Fresh Fish

An effective & simple way to store fresh fish is to wrap it in plastic & store in the coldest part of your refrigerator (often the back of the bottom level). However, if you’ve got crushed ice available and want
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How to Break Down a Whole Fish

Here’s the method seafood professionals use for quickly removing the heads, skin-on fillets, and bones from pre-gutted whole fish. 1. Remove the Head & Collar Grab hold of one of the fish’s fins by the head and pull up, using
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How to Roast a Whole Fish

Pictured: Pan Roasted Whole rockfish (aka red snapper) Roasting is a easy way to prepare small or medium whole fish in a provocative and tasty manner suitable for platter presentation. Ingredients: One small whole fish (rainbow trout, bass, red snapper,
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How to Grill a Whole Fish

It’s a beautiful day outside, and you’re grilling for guests.  Looking for something to add to the Kobe Burgers and specialty sausage on the grill?  Why not grill a whole fish?  How to Grill a Whole Fish 1.  Wash the
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Whole Roasted Fish in a Salt Coffin

Ingredients 1 4-5 lb. fresh whole fish, cleaned and scaled, such as rainbow trout, striped bass or small salmon. 4 lbs. Kosher salt 2 egg whites 2 large sprigs fresh lemon thyme or regular thyme 1 lemon Technique: • preheat oven
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How to Make Fish Stock

Making traditional fish stock is almost exactly the same as making chicken stock from scratch. Fish stock can be used as a base for soups, chowders, stews and gumbos.  It’s great flavorful poaching liquid for poaching fish.  It can also be
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Pan Roasted Trout

Pan Roasted Trout with Herb Salad and Persillade In this simple, yet incredibly delicious dish, buttery trout is paired with a zesty persillade sauce and a fresh herb salad. Drink Pairings: New York State Riesling or Sake Ingredients: (Makes 2
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Grilled Sardines with Charred Ramp Vinaigrette

Grilled Sardines with Charred Ramp Vinaigrette Fresh sardines are high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids and (because their bones are edible) calcium. Unfortunately, despite their health benefits and popularity elsewhere in the world, most Americans are afraid of their fishiness.
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Quick Fish Fumet

We’ve also published a slower, more traditional fish fumet recipe that can be fortified (how to fortify fish fumet). What is Fish Fumet? Fish fumet is variation on fish stock that is more strongly flavored, and traditionally used as a poaching
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Traditional Fish Fumet

This traditional fish fumet recipe takes considerably more time than our quick fish fumet recipe.  However, it uses different ingredients for a more prounounced flavor without the citrus elements found in the quick recipe, is more versatile, and is a better
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