back to recipes Simple Citrus Vinaigrette Over Grilled Swordfish by Shannon McCarthy Ingredients 2 tbsp pineapple juice 3 tbsp fresh orange juice 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 tbsp sherry vinegar 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 6 tbsp diced bell pepper (red, yellow, or green) 1 tbsp diced jalapeño […]
Celebrating 25 years 1990-2015
Motts Channel Seafood a locally owned, fresh fish and seafood market, has been serving Wrightsville Beach locals and visitors for over 25 years.
How fresh is fresh at Motts Channel Seafood? Look where we’re located! Many summer afternoons you can watch our fisherman unload their catch. You can pick out your fish, we’ll fillet it for you on the spot, and you can prepare it within hours of it being caught! From Flounder to salmon steaks to fresh shrimp sorted by size, Motts Channel Seafood has it all and more.
Need tips on how much to buy or how to store and prepare your seafood? The Motts Channel Seafood team will be happy to share their expertise. And if you need a sauce or other flavor enhancement products, we sell them, too! Complete your visit by purchasing some locally sourced vegetables and speciality items to accompany your seafood and you have all you need for a meal that is sure to please.
Thanks for visiting our website. We hope to see you at Motts Channel Seafood soon!
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back to recipes This versatile recipe is quick and easy, and works for ANY white flaky fish: red or black drum, flounder, grouper, snapper, perch, bass… even catfish! Fish with Potato Chip Crust by Dana Rogers Ingredients Buttermilk Hot sauce 1 cup of your choice of potato chips 1 cup flour 1/4 inch (in skillet) […]
back to recipes This recipe is a great addition to a cocktail party but could easily be served as the main entree at your Airlie Garden concert picnic. Bob Rowe’s Shrimp submitted by Laurie Goldwasser Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (more if you like a real […]
back to recipes The Perfect Way to Boil Any Seafood by Kim Newman Ingredients 1 beer of your choice 2 cups of Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tbs of Old Bay Butter (optional) Garlic Powder (optional) Lemon or lime juice (optional) Instructions Start with a big pot, 1 beer of your choice, 2 cups of Apple […]
back to recipes Seafood Bruschetta 6 servings Ingredients: Olive Oil 2 garlic cloves 12 large shrimp peeled, deveined and diced 6 scallops 4 ripe tomatoes, diced 1 onion, diced 1 avocado, diced 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves kosher salt and ground black pepper 1 loaf crusty french bread sliced into 1 inch thick slices […]
back to recipes Seafood & Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad Ingredients: 1 lb jumbo cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined, chopped 1 medium tomato, diced 1 hass avocado, diced 1 jalapeño, seeds removed,diced fine 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 limes, juice of 1 tsp olive oil 1 tbsp chopped cilantro salt and fresh pepper […]
back to recipes Shrimp Tacos Recipe Credit – Real Simple Magazine – Jane Kirby Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled 1/2 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 large garlic cloves, minced 4 limes, cut into quarters kosher salt 8 6-inch […]
back to recipes Orzo with Grilled Shrimp, Summer Vegetables, and Pesto Vinaigrette Servings: Makes 6 servings BON APPÉTIT | JUNE 2008 BY SARA FOSTER Ingredients 8 ounces orzo (about 1 1/3 cups) 6 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided 2 medium zucchini or summer squash (about 9 ounces […]
back to recipes Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil for brushing shrimp sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 lemons, halved for the Grilled Shrimp Preheat grill. Butterfly shrimp by slicing almost through lengthwise, but leave shell on shrimp (this will keep shrimp tender while […]
back to recipes This is the perfect meal to cook on the grill this 4th of July! Blackened Fish Recipe for July 4th by Diane Boyd serves 4 Ingredients 4 6- 8 oz Grouper filets, or other white fish 4 organic lemons, sliced Cajun Seasoning Mix 4 Tablespoons unsalted Butter, melted Instructions 1. Preheat grill. 2. […]
back to recipes Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds Ingredients (serves 4) For the grilled tuna 4 tuna steaks (4 ounces each, about ¾-inch thick) Olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper for the salad 2 cups mesclun 1 pound asparagus, washed and trimmed 2 hard cooked eggs, halved 2 Tablespoons […]
back to recipes Cranberry & Cilantro Quinoa Salad adapted from the Cranberry Marketing Committee Ingredients (serves 8) 1/14 cups water pinch of salt 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup minced carrots 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper 3 Tablespoons finely chopped red onion 3 Tablespoons […]