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Try this Delicious Oysters on the Half Shell With Parmesan and Garlic Butter Recipe Oysters, parmesan and butter…oh my! Who does not love to order raw oysters in seaside restaurants? But, have you ever considered bringing the half shell experience back home? It’s really very easy, affordable, and fun! Savor the last few weeks of the […]
Miso Maple-Glazed Salmon: As good for you as it tastes. Salmon is good for your body and mind. It’s packed full of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to improve brain function, regulate blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and protect against the UV rays from the sun. Salmon also contains vitamin D, which we need […]
Chargrilled Oyster Pasta Oyster lovers know that chargrilled oysters are a special treat. Even folks that do not like roaster oysters admit to liking them chargrilled. It is a lot less time consuming than setting up an oyster roast and the clean up is quick and easy. Savor the last few weeks of the oyster […]
About Gumbo Of all the dishes in the realm of Louisiana style cuisine, “gumbo” has remained the most well known and well loved. Gumbo crosses all class barriers, appearing on the tables of the poor as well as the wealthy. Although ingredients might vary greatly from one cook to the next, and from one part […]
The Weight Watcher’s website offers fish, shrimp and other seafood recipes that are high in protein, and naturally low in fat and calories. Here’s a recipe for Baked Salmon Puttanesca we think you’ll love! For those of you who are looking to shed a few pounds this year, one of our awesome customers pointed out to us that many fresh Motts […]
Seafood Frittata for Breakfast? Seafood dishes, like this crab and arugula frittata, are becoming increasingly popular for breakfast and brunch. Try it today! Here at Motts Channel Seafood, the whole point of catching fish is to entice people to buy and eat it at home and at restaurants. We thought we would start out 2018 […]
Dill, parsley and lemon combine to add amazing layers of flavor to this easy, delicious dish. According to Doris Lum, a Chinese cuisine expert, the Chinese word for “fish” sounds like the word for “abundance,” one of the many reasons fish has become a go-to good luck food. Also, Rosemary Gong writes in Good Luck Life, […]
Try Shrimp Cocktail with Singapore Hot Sauce …because who doesn’t love shrimp cocktail at a holiday party or any time of the year for that matter? Food and Wine Magazine contributor Susan Feniger likes to quickly simmer raw shrimp in broth or sauté them with garlic and ginger, but you can certainly use precooked shrimp to save time. This sweet-and-spicy […]
Speckled Trout in Capers and White Wine Speckled trout is very plentiful right now here on the Atlantic Coast. Contrary to its name, the speckled seatrout is not a member of the trout family (Salmonidae), but of the drum family (Sciaenidae). This Speckled Trout in Capers and White Wine recipe will work with trout, grouper, […]
Live on the wild side and try this Broiled Oysters with a Sriracha Lime Butter recipe. Although many love oysters raw, sometimes a grilled oyster is a nice change. These oysters are topped with a yummy spicy citrus butter that still allows the flavor of the oysters to come through. According to Melissa V, who […]
Grilled oysters….YUM! This delicious grilled oysters recipe is courtesy of Southern Living. Every oyster season we await the “green light” that tells our fishermen it’s time to harvest. That time is now. We will do our best to keep local, fresh oysters in stock for your dinner and/or oyster roast plans. During October on the […]
Try this Butternut Squash and Crab Bisque Recipe! As summer turns to fall, and our meals change to include heartier fare, seafood soups make it a seamless, savory transition. They’re light yet satisfying, deeply flavorful, and fresh. Seafood soups and stews are so versatile. You can incorporate a variety of fish and shellfish in one recipe to […]
This Shrimp and Zucchini Skewers recipe is a simple, fresh recipe perfect for September grill outs. Give it a try and let us know what you think! Who doesn’t love the taste of smoky, seared skewers hot off the grill? A barbecue favorite, skewers are fun and mess-free eats for adult and kids. Although shrimp […]
Scallop Pasta is a delicious recipe that is actually rather simple to make. Why are fresh scallops one of our top sellers here at Motts Channel Seafood? The soft fleshy texture and delicately mild sweet flavor of scallops are enjoyed by even those who are not particularly fond of fish or other shellfish. As […]
Cantaloupe with seafood? Yes, please! With many of us only getting as far as squeezing some fresh lemon juice on our fried calamari or a freshly grilled fillet, the prospect of a fish-and-fruit combination recipe can seem a bit out of your culinary comfort zone. We think cantaloupe and crab are a perfect combination. The […]
Tacos de pescado (“fish tacos“) originated in Baja California in Mexico, where they consist of grilled or fried fish, lettuce or cabbage, pico de gallo, and a sour cream or citrus/mayonnaise sauce, all placed on top of a corn or flour tortilla. If you’ve never tried a fish taco, you’re in for a real treat. […]
Go ahead…give Lionfish a try! Many seafood lovers may not be aware how delicious the meat of the lionfish is. There are currently no regulations on how many of these fish can be caught. In fact, it is encouraged to catch and consume as many of these invasive fish as possible. This species of saltwater […]
An Appetizer With Firecracker Power! Google “Firecracker Shrimp” and you will be busy scrolling through hundreds of different incarnations of this dish. It all depends on exactly how “spicy” you want it and how fresh the seafood purchase. The reason we love this fun, fresh, spicy and very delicious recipe is because the ingredients are […]
Local flounder is amazing this time of year. Here’s a simple yet mouth watering recipe that your family will devour! Enjoy this Baked Lemon Butter Flounder recipe courtesy of theblondcook.com. For more great recipes visit Alison’s Recipe Box – http://mottschannelseafood.com/alisons-recipe-box/.
This recipe is bursting with flavor and combines both sweet and sour taste sensations. This is a simply and delicious recipe with only a 30-minute prep time that includes 20 minutes to marinate. Serves four. Recipe and photo credit: Allrecipes.com.
This Oak-Planked Peppercorn Tuna Steaks with Orange Mayonnaise recipe imparts a delicate smokiness, stays moist and tastes delicious. May is Barbecue – or barbeque – or BBQ month! This weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. Summer offers the best selection of fresh, local fish and seafood. Need some flavor inspirations? One thing you might […]
Enjoy these Puff Pastry Shells. Just about anything in puff pastry shells looks delicious. In Europe these are called these vol-au-vents (French for “blown in the wind” because of their lightness). Here in North Carolina we call them the perfect Mother’s Day meal addition. They are elegant yet very easy to put together. With a […]
Gene Long, the owner of Motts Channel Seafood, has been enjoying this recipe for Caribbean Grilled Fish Marinade Recipe for many years. It is great for locally caught grouper or swordfish (which of course you can purchase here at Motts Channel Seafood). He recommends marinating the fish steaks at least one hour before grilling. Serves six.
Ok. So this is a little more tie consuming than our usual recipe shares. But it’s a holiday weekend and the perfect time to stretch your culinary muscles. This decadent recipe offers an exotic twist on a brunch staple. Serves six. Recipe courtesy of Julia Dowling Rutland as featured on CoastalLiving.com. Photo credit: Howard L. Puckett.
Irish Scallop Bisque Here is a wonderful recipe for Irish Scallop Bisque. According to beyondmeresustenance.com, a bisque is traditionally a cream and shellfish based soup of French origin. The mirepoix base in this one really bumps up the flavor, and the use of prepared shellfish stock makes this quick and easy. The author strongly recommends using an immersion blender to purée […]
Drago’s Style Charbroiled Oysters The world celebrated Mardi Gras on Tuesday and with the Winter oyster season nearing its end we thought we’d share a New Orleans inspired recipe we think you’ll love that involves charbroiled oysters…yum! Drago’s Seafood Restaurant officially opened in February 1969 in Metairie, Louisiana. Owners Drago and Klara Cvitanovich are part […]
Shrimp Ratatouille with Boursin Cheese Grits Chef Tim Thomas of Georgia won first place in the 2007 Great American Seafood Cook-Off for this wheat beer-laced shrimp ratatouille served over Boursin cheese grits.For more great recipes visit Alison’s Recipe Box at mottschannelseafood.com/alisons-recipe-box/. Shrimp Ratatouille with Boursin Cheese Grits Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineFrench Shrimp Ratatouille with […]
New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Enjoy this delicious dish inspired by New Orleans cooking. Recipe courtesy of Southern Living Magazine. Choose fresh, local shrimp to ensure the best flavor. For more great recipes visit Alison’s Recipe Box at mottschannelseafood.com/alisons-recipe-box/. New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp Print Recipe Enjoy this delicious dish inspired by New Orleans cooking. Recipe courtesy of Southern […]
This shrimp chowder offers a fast, easy and delicious meal idea that can refuel all you tired shoppers.
Roasted Oysters with Pancetta and Breadcrumbs For easy prep this Roasted Oysters with Pancetta and Breadcrumb recipe, slice the lemon and make the bread mixture in the morning before things get hectic. Store in the refrigerator. Just before guests arrive, assemble the oysters then pop them in the oven. Be sure to set a timer. […]
Pan Seared Scallops with Cilantro-Celery Mayonnaise Pan Seared Scallops with cilantro-celery mayonnaise is a fast, easy and delicious meal idea. Scallops cook quickly. When done, they should feel soft and resilient to the touch. They should also flake easily when tested with a fork and appear moist inside. Clean, sweet and tasting of the ocean, […]
Hobo packs are an easy way to neatly portion and cook foods on the grill or right in the campfire embers. Try this seafood version of a family favorite.
Local NC watermelon is ripe and ready in July and Motts Channel Seafood’s fresh grouper is perfect to pair with this delicious fruit.
Try this twist: For a sandwich option, serve fish and salsa in pita pockets.
Recipe published by Southern Living. Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke
Grilled whole fish for dinner? This delicious and simple recipe is perfect for a summer night’s dinner out on the deck or porch with friends and family. Recipe by Charlie Hollowed as published by Bon Appétit. Photograph credit: Chris Gentile
Enjoy this pan seared grouper with roasted red pepper recipe shared by Lambert Long of Motts Channel Seafood. Serves two. Lambert’s Pan Seared Grouper with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Print Recipe Enjoy this pan seared grouper with roasted red pepper recipe shared by Lambert Long of Motts Channel Seafood. CourseMain Dish CuisineAmerican Servings 2 people […]
Try this delicious, simple spicy crusted salmon recipe. This simple recipe for Panko Crusted Salmon with Spicy Sriracha Sauce is a delicious entree idea. Recipe courtesy of Chef Scott, Samuels Seafood Company. Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumb traditionally used as a coating for deep-fried food. The biggest difference between panko and standard breadcrumbs is that panko […]
This Mexican Shrimp Cocktail recipe is for those that want to add some bold flavors to their traditional cocktail sauce. Recipe and photo courtesy of AllRecipes.com
Super easy. Extra delicious. Great for parties both indoor and out. Recipe adaptation and photo credit: Natasha’s Kitchen via yummily.com Makes 21 sandwiches. Cheesy Shrimp Tea Sandwiches Print Recipe CourseAppetizer, Main Dish Servings 21 sandwiches Servings 21 sandwiches Cheesy Shrimp Tea Sandwiches Print Recipe CourseAppetizer, Main Dish Servings 21 sandwiches Servings 21 sandwiches Ingredients 1/2 pounds […]
Once you’ve mastered a basic hollandaise sauce you can create endless versions of this breakfast favorite. This dish is perfect for Easter brunch or any weekend where full flavor is on the menu.
This is a new, ultra flavorful take on an old favorite – shrimp instead of wings. This dish cooks up even faster than wings for a fast appetizer or dinner option. Enjoy!
Recipe credit: Food.com as adapted from Redbook Magazine
Image credit: Chef #1323213
We think this elegant scallop and shrimp dish, drizzled with a sweet, strawberry-flavored balsamic glaze, tastes amazing and is a delicious choice for a romantic dinner for two. Recipe credit: Doug DuCap of fishcooking.about.com Image credit: Kim Carson/Photodisc/Getty Images Seared Scallops & Shrimp with Balsamic Strawberries Recipe Print Recipe CuisineAmerican Servings Prep Time 2 people 15 minutes […]
Cioppino is San Francisco’s signature dish, but seafood lovers everywhere will keep this recipe close to their hearts. Recipe Credit: Recipe courtesy of Coastal Living Photo Credits: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Ginny Branch Cioppino Print Recipe CourseMain Dish Servings Prep Time 10 people 24 minutes Cook Time 42 minutes Servings Prep Time 10 people 24 minutes […]
The local weather forecast is calling for a wintry mix next week. Mix up your own culinary creation with this flavorful recipe sure to warm your heart.
Recipe Credit: Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis, FoodNetwork.com.