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Appetizers

Baked Oysters Espy

12/25/2006 meps 0

This is nice and spicy, and a great way to fix oysters for folks who don’t usually enjoy them. 12 medium oysters, shucked 1/4 C catsup 1-3 t Tabasco sauce 1 T Worcestershire sauce 2 […]

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Seafood

Balsamic glazed salmon fillets

3/2/2007 meps 0

4 6-oz salmon fillets 1 C balsamic vinegar 2 t olive oil 1 t lemon juice Salt and pepper Place the salmon in an ovenproof baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for […]

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Appetizers

Blood orange shrimp escabeche

5/16/2012 meps 0

This multi-purpose dish can be an appetizer, a salad, or even a summer main dish. Serves 6 1 C freshly-squeezed blood orange juice 1/2 C fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, finely minced (divided) Pinch […]

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Brazilian

Brazilian Fish in Coconut Milk

7/22/2012 meps 0

4 white fish steaks, about 9 oz each Juice of 2 limes 2 garlic cloves, minced Handful of fresh cilantro, chopped Salt 1 onion, diced 2 green bell peppers, seeded and diced 2 tomatoes, diced […]

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Barry's family

Brownsville Shrimp and Rice

3/14/2008 meps 0

Serves 6. 1 lb medium frozen shrimp, peeled, or 3 cans (4-1/2 oz) shrimp, drained 1 C sliced celery 1 C chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 2 T butter or oil 1-lb can diced […]

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Barry's family

Cajun Jambalaya in the slow cooker

1/8/2006 meps 1

This flavorful recipe comes from Julie Miller, Barry’s sister. We had it with Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, but Melinda’s XXX would be even better. Serves 8. The smaller amounts allow it to fit in a […]

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Campfire

Campfire-grilled salmon

7/3/2007 meps 0

This also works with halibut (and probably lots of other kinds of fish). Take a big sheet of foil and place a pound of salmon on it. Place lemon slices, onion slices, crushed garlic, tomato […]

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Brazilian

Caruru (a Brazilian ritual dish)

10/17/2005 meps 0

On the 27th of September, Brazilians celebrate the festa of São Cosme e São Damião by eating carurú, a shrimp and okra stew. When people say they are having a carurú, they mean they’re serving […]

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Appetizers

Ceviche

1/15/2007 meps 0

Pronounced “say-VEECH-ay,” this South American dish refers to raw fish marinated in a mixture of acid juices (lime, lemon, sour orange, or vinegar) and salt. The acid in the marinade causes the fish to become […]

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Appetizers

Chipotle Shrimp

6/24/2013 meps 0

4 T butter, divided 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs uncooked shrimp, large unpeeled 2 t minced canned chipotle chiles (adobo) 1/4 dry white wine 1 T minced parsley Melt 3 T of the butter […]

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Meat

Cioppino

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Pat Ingrassia. I have no idea how many this serves, but it looks like a lot. First, The Base: 1 large onion, cut in 1/2 inch chunks 1 lb. carrots, cut in attractive, bite-sized […]

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Casseroles

Clam Pie

3/16/2014 meps 0

2 pints clams, shucked and minced (save the clam juice) 1 C Stovetop stuffing 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 T oil, butter, or bacon grease 1/2 C dry white wine or chicken stock 1/2 C […]

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Seafood

Coconut-Pecan Shrimp

12/24/2006 meps 0

This can also be made with chicken. Above: The ingredients and the finished product 1-1/2 C plain fat-free yogurt 1 C sweetened coconut flakes 1 C panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 3/4 C finely-chopped pecans 1-1/2 […]

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Seafood

Easy Shrimp Creole

12/5/2006 meps 0

2 strips low-fat bacon or Canadian bacon 1 onion, diced 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 14-oz can diced tomatoes 1 bay leaf 1/2 t pepper […]

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Salads

Fish Ambrosia

2/19/2014 meps 0

1 pound fish fillets, cut in 1-inch cubes 1/2 C mayonnaise 2 T lemon juice 1/2 C shredded coconut 1/2 C diced celery or water chestnuts (optional) 2 t sugar (optional) 1 medium pineapple, cut […]

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Middle Eastern

Fish Baked in Tahini

5/5/2006 meps 0

A recipe from Palestine and Jordan, from the cookbook From the Land of Figs and Olives. 1/2 C cooking oil 2 lbs fish fillets, cut into 2-inch cubes 4 potatoes, peeled and sliced 5 T […]

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Middle Eastern

Fish Salad (Sudan)

5/5/2006 meps 0

4 T butter 2 lbs firm-fleshed fish fillets (such as cod, haddock, salmon, or bass) 1 C shredded cabbage 5 tomatoes 1/2 t cumin Salt, pepper 6 T lemon juice 1/2 C olive oil 1 […]

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Seafood

Fish Stew for Two

7/14/2004 meps 0

This would be good with shrimp or scallops, too 2 T olive oil 1 small green pepper, diced 1 small onion, diced 1 large clove garlic, minced 14-oz stewed tomatoes 1 T tomato paste 1-1/2 […]

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Seafood

Fish stew over couscous

2/28/2009 meps 0

Serves 6 to 8 2 T olive oil 1 large onion, large dice 6 cloves of garlic, minced and divided 2 t cumin 1 t salt Ground black pepper to taste 28-oz can diced tomatoes […]

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Appetizers

GRAVLAX

9/11/2005 meps 0

3 parts sugar 1 part salt 1 part black pepper Fresh salmon fillets (1 lb serves 6 people) Line a 9×13 glass dish with salmon, skin side down. Combine the sugar, salt, and pepper and […]

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Meps original

Greek tuna over zucchini strip “pasta”

11/12/2006 meps 0

This came about because I needed a South Beach-acceptable substitute for pasta, which I was craving. In this recipe, the zucchini takes the place of pasta. The only problem is that unlike pasta, the zucchini […]

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Asian

Ground Pork and Pineapple Salad

7/3/2006 meps 0

1 lb lean ground pork 2 T water 1-1/3 cooked shrimp (tiny bay shrimp are fine) 2 T lemon juice 2 T fish sauce 1/4-1/2 t cayenne 2 T finely sliced onion 2 T green […]

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Seafood

HALIBUT CHEEKS VERMOUTH

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 lb halibut cheeks 2 T butter 2 T dry vermouth 1/2 lemon pinch fresh dill, finely chopped salt pepper Melt butter in pre-heated saute pan. Add vermouth and the juice of the half lemon. […]

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Seafood

HALIBUT TONSINA

9/11/2005 meps 0

This looks like it would serve an army, but the cookbook didn’t indicate how many servings it makes. I figure you could probably cut it by a factor of four and still serve 4 to […]

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Seafood

Lemony Salmon Casserole

12/2/2005 meps 0

When we sailed aboard Indigo this summer, we had lots of cans of salmon aboard. We ate salmon patties a number of times, because that was all we knew to do with canned salmon. Next […]

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Brazilian

Moqueca de Peixe (Brazilian fish stew)

5/7/2006 meps 0

Pronounced “moo-KECK-ah de PESH-ee.” I pronounce it “yummy.” When we traveled to Brazil, our friends insisted that we acclimate our digestive systems for a few days before eating this very rich dish. Once they let […]

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Meat

Mrs. Wilkes Savannah Red Rice

12/2/2005 meps 0

Serves 4 as a main course 4 strips bacon 2 green bell peppers, chopped 2 medium onions, chopped 2 C cooked rice 1 16-oz can stewed tomatoes 1 C tomato sauce 1 t Tabasco sauce […]

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Seafood

NEWPORT FISH TACOS

7/20/2004 meps 0

1/4 C nonfat sour cream 1/4 C nonfat mayonnaise 2 T chopped cilantro 1 t chili powder Olive oil spray 1 T lime juice 1 t extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 lb fish fillets (cod, mahi-mahi, […]

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Appetizers

Oyster Pie

11/17/2007 meps 0

This is a Southern recipe, so timing and quantities are a bit approximate. Also, that second word is pronounced “pah.” It works well as a light supper entree, or you can cut it into smaller […]

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Meps original

Pan-seared tuna

6/22/2007 meps 0

Years ago, I bought a 12-oz bottle of Floribbean Key Lime Oil at an airport on my way home from Florida. Once I got it home, I wasn’t sure what to do with it. I […]

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Seafood

POACHING A FISH

9/11/2005 meps 0

For a good chunk of salmon: Place skin side down in cold liquid. Bring to a simmer (not a boil) and simmer very low for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit — it […]

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Seafood

QUICK AND EASY FISH DINNER

9/11/2005 meps 0

Whenever I get fresh fish, I always struggle with what to do with it. Poach, pan-fry, bake? This solution sounds wonderful and easy. ———– Heat a can of coconut milk with some Asian sweet chili […]

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Seafood

QUICK AND SPICY SCALLOPS AND PEPPERS

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the author of the Rotation Diet 2t olive oil 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 jalapeno, seeded and sliced 1 chopped scallion 2T dry white wine 2T lemon juice […]

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Pressure cooker

Quick risotto with tuna and tomatoes

9/29/2005 meps 0

Here’s an admission: I am always looking for a way to get Barry to eat canned tuna. It’s cheap and high protein, but he usually turns his nose up at tuna casserole or tuna salad […]

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Italian

Salmon Risotto

7/14/2004 meps 0

1T olive oil 1C chopped onions 1-1/2C Arborio rice 3-1/2C chicken broth 1/4C Italian parsley 1/2lb salmon fillet, cut in 1 inch pieces 1/3C grated Parmesan Salt & pepper Heat oil over medium heat, saute […]

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Non-refrigerated

Scalloped Salmon Casserole

11/17/2007 meps 0

2 C canned salmon 1/4 C butter 1/4 C flour 1-1/2 C milk 1 bay leaf 1/4 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1 T minced parsley 1 T onion flakes 2 beef bouillon cubes 1/2 […]

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Meat

SEA SCALLOPS WITH BACON AND HAM

9/29/2005 meps 0

1/4 cup chopped bacon, about 4 slices 1/4 cup minced ham 1 onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/4 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce 12 ounces fresh or frozen scallops, thawed 3 […]

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Casseroles

Seafood Pie With Tomatoes

3/16/2014 meps 0

2 pints clams, steamed and chopped (you can substitute canned clams, oysters, or mussels) 5 slices bread 2 T butter 1 C milk 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 t Worcestershire 3 eggs, beaten 1 large […]

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Salads

Serenata de bacalao

2/4/2006 meps 0

You’ll find the original for this recipe at www.stephencooks.com, a wonderful amateur-cooking site with commentary and photographs for each recipe. 1 lb salt cod 2 yellow onions, sliced in crescents 2 sweet peppers, red or […]

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Salads

SHRIMP AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD

7/14/2004 meps 0

3/4 lb raw shrimp in shell, or less if shelled 4 T mayo 1/2 t Hungarian paprika Salt and white pepper 1/2 C slivered radishes 2 oz crumbled goat cheese Lettuce Boil shrimp 5 minutes, […]

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Favorites

Shrimp Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Meps’ Dad, Henry Schulte, who got it from his mother, Freda. 1 lb medium shrimp, cooked and peeled (if you use large shrimp, cut them in half) 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 1/2 sweet (Vidalia) […]

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Asian

Simple Thai Coconut Curry

1/26/2016 meps 0

This is a pattern recipe, which means you can make it a bunch of different ways, and it will always be yummy. But it also means that the instructions are a little bit vague, similar […]

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Seafood

Spicy halibut with capers

5/8/2006 meps 0

2 t olive oil 1 onion, sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 28-ounce can diced tomatoes 2 T capers 1/4 t salt 1/4 C parsley, chopped 1 t oregano 1-1/4 […]

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Seafood

Successful Crab Casserole

12/2/2005 meps 0

This is typical of my mother’s recipes, which rarely included even this much detail. I wonder at the title — if this one was successful, were there others that were not? 1 onion 1 green […]

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Salads

Tuna and snow pea salad

3/2/2007 meps 0

This is similar to the Fresh Tuna Salad with Simple Lemon Dijon found in the South Beach Diet Quick and Easy Cookbook, but I’ve substituted snow peas for the green peas. 2 T lemon juice […]

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Seafood

Tuna Barbecue

2/19/2014 meps 0

You can serve this on a bun with coleslaw or baked beans, just like beef or pork barbecue. 1 can tuna, drained 1 T Worcestershire sauce 1 T wine vinegar 1 t chili powder 1 […]

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Casseroles

Tuna Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection, probably typed by Mom: 2 C uncooked egg noodles 1 small chopped onion 2 T oil 1/2 C chopped parsley 1 C white cabbage, shredded 1 C fresh or frozen peas 1 […]

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Casseroles

Tuna Fish Cheese Pie

12/31/2013 meps 0

A handwritten recipe card from the collection of Esther Schulte, my mother. I have typed it exactly as she wrote it, flaws and all. 2 tlbs. oleo 4 tlbs. flour 2 C hot milk & […]

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Non-refrigerated

Tuna risotto

1/31/2006 meps 0

1 large ripe tomato 1 large clove of garlic 6-oz can tuna in olive oil 2 T olive oil 1 C arborio rice 2 C bottled clam juice (you can substitute white wine for up […]