Lenten Special: “From Head To Tale” For Kindle For Only 99 Cents!

Lent has traditionally been tied to the consumption of seafood and was once part of a series of fasts in the Catholic calendar that forbade meat (with exceptions) for up to 200 days a year. Salt cod and herring were eaten by all ranks, along with any other protein that was allowed in these "lean" … Continue reading Lenten Special: “From Head To Tale” For Kindle For Only 99 Cents!

New Seafood Cookbook: From Head To Tale, Available On Amazon

Before I started this blog, I had a larger project that had consumed me for over a year. Finally, my historic seafood cookbook is finished and available on Amazon! It is called From Head To Tale: Historic Seafood Recipes Through The Ages and at over 300 pages, is by far, the biggest work in my … Continue reading New Seafood Cookbook: From Head To Tale, Available On Amazon

Blackened Yellowtail Snapper with Mango Salsa & Coleslaw

Fellow blogger munchkinontheroad says this is her favorite fish. I’ve had other types of snapper, but yellow snapper is said to the best. This recipe looks like a nice way to try it, but I bet it would go well with striped bass too!

On the Road Cooking

-I love blackened fish and chicken. Here is a great recipe for blackening the delicious Florida Keys fish called Yellowtail Snapper. The recipe is adapted from a recipe from Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge and Coastal Living Magazine.
Thank you again, Cindy, for passing along this great recipe!

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:
1 cup cubed ripe mango

1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1/4 cup chopped red onion

1 jalapeño pepper, minced

2 TBSP fresh lime juice

2 (6-ounce) skinless yellowtail snapper fillets

1 TBSP melted butter

2 tablespoons of the prepared blackened seasoning below:
3 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
pinch of dried thyme
pinch of dried oregano 
(Blend seasonings together in a bowl)

Directions for Mango Salsa:
Combine mango, cilantro, onion, jalapeño and lime juice in a bowl. Cover and chill…

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