Recipes — fish

Oven Roasted Alder Planked Flounder

Oven Roasted Alder Planked Flounder

Flounder has a mild and slightly sweet flavor that pairs beautifully with the gentle cooking process of an Alder Grilling Plank. We love the classic fresh combo of lime and cilantro here.  Serves - 4 Time - 30 minutes Tip - This would be great as a filling for tacos! Ingredients 1 Alder Grilling Plank Flounder Fillets (about 2 lbs) 1 Lime, cut into small wedges ¼ cup Cilantro, leaves picked from stems Sea Salt to taste Neutral tasting oil Directions: Soak Alder grilling plank in warm water for at least 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 400° F.  Arrange flounder onto pre-soaked grilling...

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Matt Curmi

Cedar Planked Tuna with Green Beans

Cedar Planked Tuna with Green Beans

Tuna is a fantastic fish for cooking on a plank. The moisture that escapes the wood during cooking really helps prevent the fish from becoming too dry. Serves: 4 Total Time: 30 minutes Chef’s tip - You can use any kind of fresh Tuna for this recipe, but we particularly recommend Albacore for its firm texture. Ingredients Cedar Grilling Planks 4 5-7 oz pieces of fresh Tuna ¼ Cup Tarragon, chopped ¼ Cup Olive Oil + extra 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced 1 Lemon, sliced 8 oz Fresh Green Beans 8 Fresh Chilis, assorted colors Kosher Salt Method Preheat a grill or oven to 425°F...

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Matt Curmi

Hot Smoked Lake Trout

Hot Smoked Lake Trout

This recipe will work for any number of freshly caught smaller lake fish. The smoked fish can be then used in multiple recipes or just eaten as is.Total smoke time: 4 - 6 hours Tip – The general rule for creating your brine is... ¼ Cup salt and 2 Tbsp sugar to 1 Quart of water. Ingredients Cherry and Apple Smoking Chips Any number of fresh lake trout Kosher Salt Brown Sugar Method Gut, rinse, and remove any scales from your fish. Be sure to remove the blood line that runs along the spine. The fish smokes best when it is brined....

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Matt Curmi

Cherry Planked Honey Butter Lobster Tail

Cherry Planked Honey Butter Lobster Tail

Serves – 2 Total Time – 20 minutes Ingredients Cherry Grilling Planks 4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, softened 1 Tbsp Honey 2 uncooked Lobster Tails 1 Tbsp Szechuan Peppercorns, ground ½ Tbsp Kosher Salt 1 Tbsp Garlic, minced ½ Tbsp flat leaf Parsley, chopped Method Preheat a grill or oven to 425°F and soak the planks in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Prepare the honey butter - mix the butter and honey together until well incorporated, set aside. Butterfly the lobster. Using a pair of kitchen shears, cut in the middle of the shell from end to end, leave...

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