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06-05-2007, 04:22 AM
one of my favorite fish to catch and eat...so here are a few recipes for them :D enjoy.

Fish Fillet Sauté
A simple-to-prepare fish dish for any occasion.

1 1/2 tablespoons sweet butter
1/2 pound sheephead fillets, cut in 2 pieces
1 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves,
crushed Dash paprika
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons diagonally sliced green onion (garnish)
Lemon wedges (garnish)

In medium skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add
fish and lightly brown, about 3 to 5 minutes each side or until
fish just begins to flake. Sprinkle with Seasoned Salt, tarragon
and paprika. Remove fish to serving platter and keep warm.
In same skillet, add lemon juice; blend well with drippings. To
serve, pour lemon sauce over fish; garnish with green onion
and lemon wedges.

Makes 2 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Fish Cakes
Similar to crab cakes, but a lot less expensive.

2 eggs
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
1 pound sheephead, cooked and flaked
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
3 tablespoons crushed saltine crackers
2 tablespoons sautéed diced onion
(4 tablespoons uncooked)
1 tablespoon sautéed diced celery
(3 tablespoons uncooked)
Vegetable oil for frying
1/2 cup crushed saltine crackers
1/2 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
1/4 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Pepper
3 eggs, beaten
Tartar Sauce

In large bowl, beat 2 eggs. Add mayonnaise, mustard,
Seasoned Pepper, cayenne pepper and Seasoned Salt;
blend well. Add fish, parsley and 3 tablespoons saltine
cracker; blend well. Divide mixture into 8 equal patties
about 2 inches in diameter. Chill 30 minutes. In deep
skillet, heat oil to 365¡F. In shallow dish, combine 1/2
cup saltine crackers, Seasoned Salt and Seasoned Pepper;
blend well. In small bowl, beat 3 eggs for coating. Dip
patties into egg, then dredge in crumb mixture. Fry 4 patties
at a time until golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes on each
side. Drain cooked patties on paper towels. Serve hot with
Tartar Sauce.

Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 50 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes

A quick, complete meal.

1 Italian 12-inch pizza shell
3 tablespoons Lawry's Classic San Francisco
Dressing with Romano Cheese
1 medium tomato, sliced
1 medium yellow bell pepper, sliced
1 1/2 teaspoons Lawry's Garlic Salt
1/2 cup sheephead, cooked and boned
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Brush each side of pizza shell with 1 tablespoon
Classic San Francisco Dressing with Romano Cheese.
Place on baking sheet; broil 1 minute on each side
or until lightly browned. In medium bowl, combine
tomato, yellow bell pepper, remaining Classic San
Francisco Dressing with Romano Cheese and Garlic
Salt; toss. Top pizza shell with vegetables, fish and
cheeses. Broil 8 to 10 minutes.

Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes

Sheephead with Dill-Mustard Sauce
A lower-fat version of a classic sauce.

3 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon chives OR green onion, minced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Lawry's Lemon Pepper
1/2 pound sheephead fillet, cut in 2 pieces

In small bowl, combine all ingredients except fish.
Let stand 15 minutes or longer to blend flavors. Grill
fish fillets over medium-high heat, 5 minutes each
side, or until fish just begins to flake. To serve, spoon
sauce over or along-side grilled fish.

Makes 2 servings

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes