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Jul 12, 2009 11:12 PM

Blue fish

Got some freshly caught blue fish from a friend last night. Cleaned and fileted for me. Now what?

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  1. How big was the fish? Under 5lbs, grill the fillet simply with olive oil, sea salt and cracked pepper. Let the strong fish flavor sing.


    1. I drizzle fillets with a little white wine and let them sit for at least a half hour. Then I make a mixture of bread crumbs, minced shallot, capers, dijon mustard and a little olive oil (season this with S&P). Spread the mixture on the fillets so it's under 1/2" thick. Bake at 350 just until the fish is done (should be about 25 minutes).

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      1. re: shaogo

        I also bake it, topped with shredded/julienned vegetables that have been mixed with teriyaki marinade. Spmetimes as is, sometimes baking it on a bed of cooked rice or store-bought seafood stuffing.

      2. I like it best marinaded in citrus and grilled. Actually I love it smoked too, but don't do that myself. Just make sure to remove the dark parts, they have a strong fishy flavor.

        1. i just slather it with dijon and cracked pepper and broil it. cook it right away though, it doesn't hold at all.

          1. If you have a smoker or a friend with one, I'd brine and smoke some - Smoking really goes well with Bluefish due to the oil content. Then eat with cream cheese or make a smoked bluefish dip. Yum.