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Elaine Walker, Seafood

Glazed Salmon

2 8-ounce salmon fillets
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 to 1-1/4 teaspoons sriracha sauce

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking dish with aluminum foil. Fold up the sides of the aluminum foil around the salmon.

In a small bowl whisk together the other ingredients. Pour the glaze over the salmon. Top the salmon with aluminum foil and seal.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until salmon is cooked throughout.

Elaine Walker, Seafood

Baked Clams

6 large clams in shells
1/2 c. Panko breadcrumbs, unseasoned
3 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup butter
2 T. Parmesan or Romano cheese, grated
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 dash hot pepper sauce

Step 1
Rinse the clams in cool water then drain. Freeze them for 10 minutes or until the shells open. Remove the empty half of the shell from each one. Place the full halves onto a baking sheet.

Step 2
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the breadcrumbs and garlic mixture, and cook until golden brown, stirring constantly. Spoon onto the clams in the shells. Top with cheese.

Step 3
Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until browned and topping is crispy. Serve with lemon and hot pepper sauce. (Directions are vague – 1 teaspoon lemon juice and hot sauce per clam?)

Dad, Mom, Seafood

Pan Fried Tilapia

1/2 pound Tilapia filets (boneless, skinless)
Cracker Meal
Parmesan cheese, grated
salt, pepper
vegetable oil

Put milk in one large soup bowl or plate with sides.
Put Cracker Meal and Parmesan in another bowl or plate. Sprinkle with salt & pepper. Mix well.

Heat vegetable oil in large skillet on medium high heat.
Coat Tilapia (both sides) first in milk, then in Cracker Meal mixture.

When vegetable oil is hot, add Tilapia fillets. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on one side, then flip and cook on 2 to 3 minutes on other side.

Serves two.

Appetizers, Dad, Seafood

Seafood Dip

2 tablespoons butter
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1 small onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1/2 of a 10 3/4-ounce can cream of shrimp soup
1 cup mayonnaise
6 ounces freshly grated Parmesan
6 ounces crabmeat
6 ounces medium shrimp, deveined

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Remove & discard the tails from the shrimp. Cut the shrimp body into two or three pieces. Chop the crabmeat (if using canned crabmeat, first drain and remove all shell remnants. Imitation crabmeat can be substituted.)

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the bell pepper, onion, and celery and saute for 2 minutes. Stir in the shrimp and crabmeat.

In a bowl, combine the soup, mayonnaise and Parmesan. Add to seafood and mix well.

Spoon the mixture into a lightly greased 8 by 11-inch casserole dish. Bake for 30 minutes.

Serve warm with tortilla chips.

Elaine Walker, Seafood

Dorothy’s Fried Fish

2 lbs. fish fillets
1 t. salt
dash pepper
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 c. water
1/2 t. prepared mustard
2-1/2 c. cracker crumbs
1/2 c. butter, melted

Dry fish thoroughly and cut into serving size portions. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.

Combine eggs, water and mustard. Dip both side of fish into egg mixture and coat with cracker crumbs.

Fry in melted butter over low heat. Drain on paper towels before serving.

Elaine Walker, Seafood

Fried Haddock

1 lb. haddock
1/2 c. flour
1 egg, beaten
olive oil

Pat fish dry with paper towel. Dip in flour and pat flour gently into fish. Dip fish into egg.

Fry in hot olive oil for about 4 minutes on each side.

Elaine Walker, Seafood

Baked Scrod with Topping

1/3 c. butter, melted
2 c. breadcrumbs
1/4 c. onion, finely chopped
1 T. mustard
1 t. Worcestershire
dash Tabasco
3 T. lemon juice
2 T. Parmesan cheese, grated
2 pounds scrod

Bake 2 pounds of scrod at 350*F for 20 to 30 minutes or until fish flakes.

Mix together the other ingredients and layer on top of scrod. Broil for 5 minutes.

Elaine Walker, Seafood

Seafood Lasagna

1 green onion, finely chopped
2 T. vegetable oil
2 T plus 1/2 c. butter, divided
1/2 c. chicken broth
1 bottle (8 ounces) clam juice
1 lb. bay scallops
1 lb. uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 package (8 ounces) imitation crabmeat, chopped
1/4 t. white pepper, divided
1/2 c. flour
1-1/2 c. milk
1/2 t. salt (optional)
1 c. whipping cream
1/2 c. shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
9 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained (do not use the “oven ready” kind)

In a large skillet, saute onion in oil and 2 T. butter until tender. Stir in broth and clam juice; bring to a boil. Add the scallops, shrimp, crab and 1/8 t. pepper; return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, and stir gently for 5 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink and the scallops are firm and opaque. Drain, reserving liquid; set seafood mixture aside.

In a sauce pan, melt the remaining butter. Stir in flour and continue to stir until smooth. Combine the milk and reserved cooking liquid; gradually add to the saucepan. Add salt and remaining pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minues or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cream and 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese. Stir 3/4 c. white sauce into the seafood mixture.

Spread 1/2 c. white sauce in a greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish. Top with 3 noodles. Spread with half of the seafood mixture and 1-1/4 c. sauce. Repeat layers. Top with remaining noodles, sauce and Parmesan cheese.

Bake uncovered at 350*F for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

Dawn Butler, Seafood

Savory Scallops

2 pts. scallops, cut up
1 to 1-1/2 c. light cream
6 c. soft bread crumbs
1 c. butter, melted
2 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
2 T. celery seed

Arrange scallops in greased baking dish. Pour on half the cream. Toss remaining ingredients except cream and paprika; sprinkle on scallops. Pour on remaining cream. Sprinkle with paprika.

Bake at 400*F for about 30 minutes. Serves 8.

Dorothy Lamalie, Seafood

Shrimp Bayou

2 lbs. cooked, peeled shrimp, chilled
2/3 c. finely chopped celery
1/4 c. thinly sliced green onions
2 T. chives
1 c. salad oil
1/2 c. chili sauce
3 T. lemon juice
2 T. horseradish
1 t. mustard
1/2 t. paprika
1/2 t. salt
1-2 dashes hot sauce

Put shrimp in large bowl. Add celery, onion, and chives.

Combine remaining ingredients and pour over shrimp, mixing gently. Cover securely and refrigerate 12 hours before serving, stirring 2-3 times.