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Steamed fish in broth


4 thin fish filets (flounder,sole catfish etc)
1 quart chicken broth
1 1/2 inch knob of ginger peeled and cut into matchsticks
1/2 medium white onion sliced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
10 cherry tomatos halved
1 tsp sesame oil
1 kaffir lime leave (optional)

bring the chicken broth to a boil in a wok
add the ginger,lime leaf and onion
cover and reduce to a simmer
simmer 45 minutes
add the tomatoes and sesame oil
place the filets in a steamer basket
steam 8-12 minutes until done
remove the filets and place in a boil
add the cilantro to the broth
spoon the broth over the fish

serves 4


Seared tuna with avocado and ginger sauce


2 Ahi tuna steaks 6-8 oz each
1 avocado cut into slices

1 Tbsp minced garlic
2 Tbsp minced ginger
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup olive oil
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp sesame oil
juice of 4 limes
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
pinch red pepper flakes

mix all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl
puree in a blender
set aside

season the tuna with a little salt and pepper
heatĀ  2 Tbsp or so of oil in a sautee pan until hot
cook the tuna about 2 minutes per side for rare/medium rare

place some of the sauce on a plate,place the tuna on top,spoon a little more sauce on top and top with the avocado

Fish with tomato garlic butter


2 fish steaks 1-1.5lbĀ  total (tuna opah or similar)
1 lb fresh tomatoes peeled
1 lb shallots minced
1 stick butter divided
2 Tbsp minced garlic
1/4 cup white wine
juice of 1 lemon
Parmesan cheese

dice the tomatoes
in a small saucepan melt 2 Tbsp butter
add the shallots and cook over medium heat 3 minutes (dont let them color)
add the tomatoes and cook 4 more minutes
set aside

Season the fish with salt and pepper
Heat a medium saute pan over medium high heat
add oil.
when hot add the fish and saute 5-7 minutes flipping once or until cooked medium rare
remove to a plate and set aside
add the garlic to the pan and saute 30 seconds
add the wine,lemon juice and tomatoes
reduce until most of the liquid is gone
stir in the remaining butter and cook until the butter is melted.
add the fish and cook minute
serve,spooning some of the sauce over the fish
sprinkle with the parmesan cheese

cedar planked salmon


finally a salmon recipe i like

soak a cedar plank about 2 hours before using

1 1/4 lb sockeye or king salmon filet cut into 2 pieces
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup oil
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp minced ginger
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 Tbsp sesame oil

mix everything but the salmon in a small bowl.
marinate the salmon about 30 minutes
preheat the grill to medium hot
place the soaked plank on the grill
when it begins to smoke lay the salmon on the plank
grill 10-12 minutes until it reaches a temperature of 140

serves 2