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Salmon Baked in Foil

Salmon Baked in Foil by John Spottiswood

This is a simple recipe but it is really delicious. What I love about it is that it has enough flavor to make any adult's mouth water, but our kids still say "this is out favorite salmon!" This is flavorful enough to go well with a simple side like brown or white rice, or a simple parmesan and butter pasta. Don't forget to pour…

9 votes
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Fish Batter

Fish Batter by Micheline

This homemade batter is light and fluffy and perfect to coat your favourite fish fillets. Tastes like the crispy fish usually found in good fish and chips restaurants. The secret ingredient in this batter is the vinegar, added just before you are ready to coat the fish fillets.

4 votes
24173 views
Salmon with Indian Spices, poached in oil

Salmon with Indian Spices, poached in oil by John Spottiswood

I love salmon and am always looking for creative ways to make it. This is the first time I've tried it with Indian spices and poached in oil (adapted from a recipe in Fine Cooking). Honestly, I thought it was just fabulous. The spices and the cooking method combined made it one of the best salmon dishes I have had. It is amazingly…

16 votes
11732 views
Killer Shrimp

Killer Shrimp by John Spottiswood

Nancy and I loved eating at this hole in the wall restaurant in Marina Del Ray called Killer Shrimp. It was in a strip mall and didn't have much character, but their "killer" shrimp drew a loyal crowd. I recently heard that it had closed, so I've tried to recreate it with help from a few others who have tried. I think what most the…

9 votes
19701 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa by Nancy Miyasaki

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and cilantro sauce contrasts perfectly. Try shrimp for the snapper or romaine in place of cabbage to change it up if you like.

7 votes
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Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout by John Spottiswood

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super simple and really delicious!

2 votes
15514 views
Mahi Mahi with Pineapple

Mahi Mahi with Pineapple by erin de martini

Simple recipe with lots of flavor!

5 votes
19839 views
Mexican Garlic Broiled Tilapia

Mexican Garlic Broiled Tilapia by John Spottiswood

I love the lime-garlic flavored fish that I get when I'm down in Mexico, especially in Puerto Vallarta. Normally it is grilled down there, but I think the recipe on the broiler does an even better job. The fish stays very moist, but still gets a little crispy on top from the broiler. The lemon-garlic-butter flavor is to die for. My…

5 votes
11923 views
Grilled Whole Salmon Indonesian Style

Grilled Whole Salmon Indonesian Style by John Spottiswood

This is an excellent and flavorful way to cook fish that I adapted from the Barbecue Bible. I had a large, whole salmon (not a smaller snapper or pompano as recommended), and was hoping the flavor would be strong enough to impact the Salmon. Boy was I pleasantly surprised! The fish came out delicious and my guests all asked me to…

5 votes
6414 views
Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a very tasty grilled shrimp recipe. The ingredients don't sound like they would go together that well, but the result is fantastic. Try this summer on the grill. My kids loved it..with 9 year old Kyle finishing off 2 whole skewers!

7 votes
6460 views
Flavorful Grilled Shrimp

Flavorful Grilled Shrimp by John Spottiswood

This is a classic grilled shrimp recipe originally from Craig Clairborne's NYT cookbook, then adapted by Ina Garten, and then finally perfected by me. :-) Seriously, this is a wonderful staple to have in your pantry of recipes. You can serve this over pasta (which we did the other night), as an appetizer with a variety of dipping…

8 votes
6961 views
Grilled Whole Fish Adobado

Grilled Whole Fish Adobado by John Spottiswood

This is a delicious fish that is one of the most famous dishes of the Jalisco state in Mexico. We've eaten this a few times in restaurants near Puerto Vallarta...and love it! The recipe is adapted from one by Rick Bayless (exec. chef of the Frontera Grill in Chicago), who is one of my favorite chefs.

2 votes
18307 views
Mild Blackened Catfish

Mild Blackened Catfish by Nancy Miyasaki

I made this mild version of blackened catfish for my family. The dish turned out perfect for my kids, and my husband and I added extra cayenne pepper at the table to our liking. I thought it turned out quite well. I hope you'll agree!

3 votes
6267 views
Grilled Catfish with Red Rice and Lemon Butter

Grilled Catfish with Red Rice and Lemon Butter by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a truly delicious meal. Our kids loved it as much as we did. We made a version of the fish with Lemon pepper because we thought the Creole seasonings would be too hot, but they ended up loving the Creole fish. If you're trying to conserve calories, you can leave off the Lemon Butter and just serve with fresh lemon wedges.…

4 votes
6897 views
Simple Himalayan Salt Block Salmon

Simple Himalayan Salt Block Salmon by John Spottiswood

My wife got me a Himalayan Salt Block to try grilling on this summer. We made our first attempt last night with salmon, trying it two ways. This is the first...a very simple effort and very delicious. My instinct with the salt block is that I am going to enjoy simple recipes the best, since they will allow the flavor of the salt…

4 votes
15936 views