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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Very Easy & Tasty Fish

I found fresh Alaskan halibut on sale, one of our favorite fish.  I'm not crazy about cooking fish indoors.  But I had come across this recipe which looked and sounded interesting from this site.  It turned out to be very tasty.  I loved the sauce and want to find more things to put it on.  We used the left overs (since I didn't cook 2 pounds of fish) on slices of sourdough and put it under the broiler. Yum!

   3/4 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
   1/3 c. butter, softened, plus more for greasing dish
   1/4 c. mayonnaise
   3 tbsp lemon juice
   1/4 c chopped red or green onion
   2 cloves garlic, minced
   1/4 tsp. salt
   1/4 tsp. pepper (try Aleppo)
   2 tbsp chopped parsley
   2 dashes tabasco sauce

   2 pounds skinless fish* such as halibut, salmon, or cod

1.      Pre-heat the oven broiler.  Line with heavy foil and grease 9×13″ baking pan with thin coat of butter.
2.     Trim fish of skin and dark areas. (The dark area next to the skin is where the fish collects undesirable minerals, so it is best to trim it away.)  Arrange fish in a single layer in the baking pan.
3.     Broil fish for 8 minutes or until it flakes with a fork.
4.     Meanwhile, mix together parmesan cheese, butter, mayo, lemon juice, red onion, garlic, salt, pepper, parsley, & tabasco in small bowl until well blended.
5.     Remove fish from oven and carefully spread parmesan mixture over top. Broil 2-3 additional minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Number of servings (yield): 6

* Check Seafood Watch site to see recommended seafood for your area of the country.

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