Fish Recipes

Fish Tacos

During the hot summer months, I probably eat more fish tacos than any other single dish. Firm-fleshed fish such as salmon, swordfish, snapper and striped bass may be easily grilled outdoors. The more delicate and smaller fish may either be pan-seared in a hot skillet with a tablespoon or two of olive oil or broiled…

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High Mountain Trout

So much for the best laid plans. As I write this recipe, my wife and I are winding down a four day “fishing” trip in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, south of Lake Tahoe. The main purpose of the outing was to put our 13-year old son, Jake, and his two buddies on some high…

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Peanut and Sesame Crusted Tuna

Here’s the deal…my wife and I had a few friends over and one of them brought a bag of Trader Joe’s Thai Lime and Chile Peanuts, at least I think that’s what they’re called. I threw the bag away. Anyway, I dumped about a cup of the nut blend into a food processor and then…

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Tuna with Spicy Orange Glaze

Close your eyes and picture a big, thick hunk of really fresh tuna sizzling on a hot grill over a white-hot bed of coals. Flip it over to reveal the checkerboard pattern of grill marks. Just before you take it off the heat, brush on a sweet and spicy sauce. Give it a minute or…

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Southwestern Salmon OR Tuna Burger with Cilantro Lime Mayo

When you’ve trimmed the tuna loins and don’t want to waste what’s left, try this great recipe for tuna burgers with lots of spicy flavor. You can also use salmon. You’ll need a food processor for best results. For a great spicy seasoning, try Hi Mountain Seasonings in Fajita or Cajun. Yum.

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Grilled Tuna with a Spicy Honey Lime Glaze

Grilled tuna is my favorite way to prepare tuna – I mainly love the look of the grill marks on the fish. Keep your eye on the tuna when it’s grilling. The honey will cause it to burn easily. If it starts to flame up, scoot it off to one side where it’s not so…

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Spicy Asian Tuna Burger with Wasabi Mayo

Many folks waste a good portion of their caught tuna. They save the center loins and discard some pretty tasty meat. The trim around the choicest parts can be made into these great tuna burgers. Avoid the very dark flesh and blood lines.

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Grilled Albacore Sandwich

OK, from the title of the recipe, it doesn’t sound like much, but what if I called it, “Grilled Fresh Albacore, Sweet Onion and Pepper Sandwich with Melted Fontina Cheese, Shredded Lettuce and Garlic Mayonnaise”? Sound better? Good! This recipe begs for a really cold beer.

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Grilled Albacore with Peach Salsa

Southerners might be surprised to learn that California, not Georgia, produces more peaches than any other U.S. state. Oh sure, the South is long on peanuts, but whose ever heard of Goober Salsa? This recipe works well with any fruit in season – whatever looks good in market. The salsa is great on any fish,…

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