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What to do with whelks and huss?

Paula76 Jun 5, 2009 06:36 AM

I picked up a bag of whelks and a huge huss fillet at the Farmers Market this morning and, as I've never tried them before, I have no idea how best to prepare them. Any recipe ideas would be much appreciated.



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  1. ipsedixit RE: Paula76 Jun 5, 2009 09:32 AM

    Lucky you!

    Slice up the whelks and sautee in some butter and white wine and garnish with some pine nuts and lemon zest.

    Or something a bit different, get some scallops, some meaty whitefish (maybe even your huss), and use the whelks to make a ceviche.

    As to the huss, I'm pretty sure that you could make a good fish & chip out of it ...

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      Paula76 RE: ipsedixit Jun 6, 2009 09:12 AM

      Thanks! I'm making them tonight and still pondering over different ideas. I found that there are a lot more recipes for huss in Spanish than in English so I might do a Spanish-style stew or empanada.

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