milk and Thai curry paste, along with sautéed veggies like zucchini, eggplant, and mushrooms, for an easy weeknight dinner. 13/14 Tilapia Veracruz-style Tangy tomato sauce spiked with olives, garlic, and peppers is perfect for this mild fish. Marinate and pan fry it, or cover it with sauce and bake in a 350 degree oven 15-20 [...]
Mussels With Stout Beer Steam fresh mussels with shallots, a hearty beer, cayenne, honey, and horseradish for a rich yet frugal feast. Shellfish, especially mussels and clams, are a cheap form of protein.
Pan-Seared Scallops Scallops cook up super-fast when pan seared for a golden, crispy crust. Serve them immediately with the sauce of your choice -- or just a tiny drizzle of butter -- for the best taste and texture. Fresh scallops should smell sweet, not fishy.
Salmon Salad Whip up a quick next-day meal with your extra grilled salmon. Toss it with flavorful low-calorie ingredients like lemon, red onion, and dill. Serve it on a bed of lettuce and fresh veggies, or sandwich-style with tomato or cucumber slices on bread. It stands in nicely for tuna -- and canned salmon can [...]
Grilled Salmon This hearty fish is good for grilling or broiling. And a simple marinade -- like soy sauce, honey, and ginger -- punches up the flavor. Be sure to take salmon off the heat while the center still looks slightly see-through. It'll keep cooking for a few minutes on its own. Less is more [...]
6/14 Fish Tacos Take a break from meat with a helping of heart-healthy fish. Any firm-fleshed white fish will do for fish tacos. Pick your favorite cooking method: Marinate your fillets and broil or grill them, or give them a quick milk bath and dredge in flour to fry in a little oil, or even [...]
Fish Tacos Take a break from meat with a helping of heart-healthy fish. Any firm-fleshed white fish will do for fish tacos. Pick your favorite cooking method: Marinate your fillets and broil or grill them, or give them a quick milk bath and dredge in flour to fry in a little oil, or even microwave. [...]
Spicy Fish Curry Leaner fish like cod and sole will shrivel if cooked with dry heat, but they are good for poaching and other moist heat cooking. Gently simmer chunks of lean fish in low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock with a touch of coconut milk and Thai curry paste, along with sautéed veggies like zucchini, [...]
Cutting and Preparing Whole Squid 1 Know that whole squid are cheaper and tastier than pre-cut calamari. There are a lot of parts to a squid that are thrown out when a squid is pre-prepared. It may seem gross at first, but prepping a whole squid requires nothing but a sharp knife and a willingness [...]