SEAFOOD

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SEAFOOD

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FISH

FIRM flesh, STIFF body, TIGHT scales, RED gills, and BRIGHT UNSUNKEN eyes is what you should look for in a fresh finfish – and it should definitely not smell fishy..

You should get a fresh ocean breeze smell :)

Fish can be found in different forms when purchasing or ordering…

Forms Explanation
Whole Completely intact
Drawn Whole with guts removed
Dressed Guts, scales, head, tale and fins removed
Steaks Cross-section slices each containing a section of backbone
Fillets Boneless sides of the fish with or without the skin
Ways to cook your fish…
Type of Fish Species of fish Usual form Cooking methods
Lean saltwater fish Bluefish Whole and drawn Broil, Bake, Fry
Cod Steaks and fillets Broil, Bake, Fry, Steam
Flounder Whole, dressed and fillets Broil, Bake, Fry
Haddock Drawn and fillets Broil, Bake, Steam
Hake Whole, dressed and fillets Broil, Bake, Fry
Halibaut Steaks Broil, Bake, Steam
Rosefish Fillets Bake
Red snapper Drawn, steaks and fillets Bake, Steam
Whiting Whole, dressed and fillets Bake, Fry
Fat saltwater fish Butterfish Whole and dressed Broil, Bake, Fry
Herring Whole Bake, Fry
Mackerel Whole, dressed and fillets Broil, Bake
Salmon Drawn, dressed, steaks and fillets Broil, Bake, Steam
Shad Whole and fillets Bake
Lean freshwater fish Brook trout Whole Broil, Bake, Fry
Yellow pike Whole, dressed and fillets Broil, Bake, Fry
Fat freshwater fish Catfish Whole, dressed and skinned Bake, Fry
Lake trout Drawn, dressed and fillets Bake, Fry
Whitefish Whole, dressed and fillets Broil, Bake

SHELLFISH

Clams, Crab, Lobster, Oysters, Scallops, Prawns and Shrimp are all SHELLFISH…

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Megan Potgieter
megan@mykitchendirt.com

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