All posts tagged: fish

Crispy Skinned Fish

Fish with skin. Who knew that you could cook skin on the fish, eat it AND it be delicious? Like really, amazingly delicious. Seems so wrong, yet it tastes so right. I got this easy as pie recipe from Bon Appetit and was very proud of myself for having followed through on a Bon Appetit recipe. I used a Spanish mackerel for this recipe. BA says you can also use salmon, red snapper or pompano if you can’t find mackerel. I used a grill pan to make crispy grill marks but you can use a regular pan as well. NOTE: You need a non-stick pan. However, if you follow the link to Bon Appetite, you will find how to create a faux non stick surface with oil. Recipe adapted from: Bon Appetit Ingredients: 2 6 ounce fillets of fish 2 TBS of olive oil Sea Salt Squeeze of lemon Pepper Directions: To prep the fish, place it uncovered on a plate, skin side up. Put in the refrigerator for one hour. Salt both sides of your fish. Heat …

Salmon Steak + Balsamic Sauce

I bought the salmon steak because I wanted some fish with real heft. Little did I know that salmon steak has a whole lotta little pin bones that are impossible to take out. If you can get around this issue, and by that I mean not eat them like I kept doing, this is one TASTY recipe. Ingredients: 2 salmon steaks olive oil salt + pepper to taste For the balsamic sauce: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoons maple syrup 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 cloves of chopped garlic Directions: Preheat oven broiler. Brush olive oil and salt + pepper on the top and sides of the fish and place on nonstick baking sheet. Place the fish 4 inches from the broiler and broil until cooked. About 12-15 minutes depending on thickness and baste at least once. Meanwhile, place all ingredients for balamic sauce in a pan and heat over the oven. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer and simmer for about 15 minutes until its thickened. Let the fish sit for …