Seafood

Inexpensive Fine Dining 

This Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus is the perfect way to cook salmon with just a few simple ingredients! Delicious, healthy dinner that is naturally gluten free!

My family loved this dish! It was practically gone by the end of the day.

Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus

Ingredients

3 – 4 salmon fillets rinsed and pat dry
1 pound asparagus (ends trimmed)
salt and pepper
3 Tbsp olive oil, or more
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 C grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 C fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or foil (make sure the parchment paper packaging says that it’s reliable to use at 400 F). Lightly grease with cooking spray.

1. Using a basting brush coat the salmon with two tablespoons of olive oil from all sides. Season with salt and pepper. Place the salmon, skin-side down, on a parchment paper or foil-lined baking sheet. Coat the asparagus with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and place around salmon on a baking sheet.

2. Spread minced garlic on top of the salmon and the asparagus. Top with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake in your oven at 400 F for fifteen-twenty minutes. Remove from the oven, top with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

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Tuna Fish Tacos 

Canned seafood is ready when you are. It’s a convenient option to fast food, and it’s usually lean, healthful and helpful. Many tins are also interchangeable, so you can change what you have on hand – something you can’t do with fresh seafood. And, the greatest part? You need to look no further than your kitchen cupboard for the beginnings of an excellent dish.

These tuna tacos are a great example! They are delicious and incredibly easy to fix. Oh, guess what? There is no cooking involved except for when you have to warm the tortillas in the oven or in the microwave.

Satisfy your taco cravings while eating healthy by fixing these yummoelicious fish tacos.
Tuna Fish Tacos

Ingredients:

(Dressing)

1/2 C Daisy sour cream
1/2 C Duke’s mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro leaves
1 Tbsp. minced Goya’s chipotle chile pepper in adobo sauce
1/8 tsp. salt

(Salsa)

3 small tomatoes
1/3 C chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia)
1/3 C loosely packed cilantro leaves
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped Optional
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 F degrees

(Tacos)

12 small corn tortillas
1 1/2 C finely shredded green cabbage (I used shredded brussel sprouts)
2 cans Starkist tuna in water, drained, excess moisture removed and broken into flakes

Directions:

1. Dressing: In a medium bowl, mix together sour cream, mayonnaise, cilantro, chipotle pepper and salt to taste. You will have approximately one cup of dressing.

2. Salsa: In another bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Taste and adjust salt if necessary. You will have about two cups of salsa.

3. Tacos: Divide tortillas into two batches and wrap each in foil. Place in preheated oven and heat for ten to twelve minutes, until warm.

4. Place warm tortillas on a clean surface. Spread each tortilla with about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the dressing. Top with about two tablespoons of cabbage. Add approximately two tablespoons of tuna and using a slotted spoon add about two tablespoons of salsa.

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Tuna Patties

Have you ever gone into your grocery store purchased all of the groceries you needed for the week walked out of the market went home unloaded everything then realized that some of the item(s) were missing? Do you hunt through your entire pantry for the lost item(s) and eventually stop to think to yourself “How can something like that just mysteriously disappear?

Well, that same exact scenario happened to me yesterday when I bought three cans of tuna along with some other things. I truly don’t have a clue what happened to my tuna. I sadly never found it. But I did discover some other cans of tuna hidden in the pantry and decided to use them to make tuna patties.

My tuna patties sadly stuck to my non-stick skillet during the cooking process and completely fell apart. But I will have one on this post shortly. However, the preparation overall of these patties was a breeze and they were incredibly flavorful.

Tuna Patties

INGREDIENTS

2-4 6-oz cans tuna
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 C plain breadcrumbs panko
1 tsp lemon zest
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp water (or liquid from the cans of tuna)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives, green onions, or shallots
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
A few drops of tabasco sauce (I used Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Sauce)
one raw egg
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp butter

Directions

Discard the liquid from the tuna cans. If you are using tuna packed in water, reserve a tablespoon of the tuna water, and add a teaspoon of olive oil to the tuna mixture in the next step. In a medium bowl, combine together the tuna, mustard, bread crumbs, lemon zest, lemon juice, water, parsley, chives, and hot sauce. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Taste the mixture before adding the egg to see if it needs more seasoning to your taste. Stir in the egg.

Divide the mixture into four equal parts. With each part, form into a ball and then flatten into a patty. Place onto a wax paper lined tray and chill for an hour in the fridge. (You can skip the chilling if you want, chilling just helps the patties stay together when you cook them.) Heat the olive oil and a little butter (for taste) in a cast iron or a non-stick skillet on medium-high. Gently place the patties in the pan, and cook until nicely browned, three-four minutes on each side.

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Done in a Flash Salmon Cakes

These Salmon Cakes are unbelievably delicious! You almost don’t even need any sauce for these patties because they are just that good. Plus the wasabi is what gives them that extra kick. They are incredibly easy and fun to prepare. Get this! They take less than thirty minutes. Wow! That means you have time to unwind and drink your favorite beverage!

Wasabi Salmon Cakes

INGREDIENTS

2-3 (6 oz) can(s) salmon boneless or skinless
1⁄4 C Duke’s mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup Panko plain breadcrumbs
1 egg, beaten
2 Tbsp wasabi sauce
1 tsp Bragg or soy sauce
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1⁄4 C finely diced red bell pepper
extra breadcrumbs if needed
cooking spray for frying

DIRECTIONS

1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; add extra
breadcrumbs if needed till the texture is workable.
Roll the mixture into balls and squash into patties.

2. Grease a large skillet with cooking spray. Press the patties into the additional breadcrumbs. Spray the tops of each patty with cooking spray, flip and spray the bottoms. Cook the patties over medium-high heat for approximately six minutes on each side or until nice and brown and firm to the touch.

Court’s Cooking notes:

You can use the same method with Tuna.

Source Food.com

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Citrus Salmon & Asparagus

I am certain that some of you have noticed by now that I, unfortunately, have not prepared salmon in a very long time, and no it’s not because I have lost my taste for salmon. I will always have a love for it. As it is not only delicious, but it too is extremely healthy. But the reason why I had to stop buying it for awhile is that it can be real costly. Therefore I don’t buy it as often as I probably should. However, I am going to do my best to buy it at least once a month.

So with that said, I purchased a real nice medium sized salmon fillet through this fantastic service called Instacart. I will give you a full review and more info on instacart later this week, but they are a grocery delivery service that have workers do your grocery shopping for you, and then they’ll deliver it to your home on front doorstep or at your place of work.

Finally, onto the original topic, I cut the fillet into equal portions and cooked a beautifully healthy, simple and delicious salmon recipe! Amazing flavors of oranges, lemon, and lime glaze these salmon fillets, and when roasted with asparagus spears, it quickly becomes a super flavorful one-pan meal. Healthy dinner ideas don’t get much easier or delicious than this!

One Sheet Pan Citrus Salmon Asparagus

Ingredients

4, (4-6 oz.) salmon filets
1, (8-12 oz.) bunch of asparagus spears, rinsed, woody ends removed

Glaze:

Zest and juice of one navel orange
1/4 c. lime juice
1/4 c. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. honey
2 cloves, minced garlic (about 2 tsp.)
2 orange slices, halved
salt and pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray or line with aluminum foil.

  1. Evenly place the asparagus on the previously prepared pan. Put the salmon filets on top of the asparagus. In a small bowl, mix the orange juice and zest, lime and lemon juice, honey and garlic.
  2. Once honey is completely dissolved, pour over the salmon and asparagus. Place an orange slice half on each of the salmon filets. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for twenty minutes. Remove from oven, and serve immediately.

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Coming up this week on cooking with Court

Buffalo Chicken tatquitos 

Side Dish ???

Slow Cooker Pizza-Stuffed peppers

Potato soup

Sweet & Savory Salmon

This week I’m spending time with my Grandma. Lol, whenever we get together we always have a great time! We are like two peas in a pod. Haha! 😀 One of the things that I like to do during my visit is I enjoy cooking for her. Tonight I prepared for her this incredible Honey Dijon Salmon. This recipe is sweet, savory, and is an excellent treat for you and your family’s weeknight dinner.

Honey Dijon Salmon

Ingredients

4 Salmon Fillets, four to six ounces each
3 Tbsp Honey
3 Tbsp Fresh-Squeezed Lemon Juice (about 1/2 of a large lemon
2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
1 Clove Garlic, minced
1 tsp Dried Parsley
1/8 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking dish with foil and spray it with non-stick cooking spray. Place the Salmon into the baking dish.
Combine honey, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, parsley and salt and pepper and stir together in a small bowl. Pour sauce over salmon, being sure to brush the sauce to coat the fish evenly. Bake for twelve to fifteen minutes, or until salmon is cooked through.

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Coming up later this week

Cheeseburger Macaroni 

Chicken Stuffed Parmesan

Peanut Butter Cup Crack Brownies

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Eat fancy without breaking your budget

I want to start off by saying I’m truly grateful and honored to be a food blogger, not just because of the popularity or the exposure it gets, but also because it has given me the opportunities to try new foods. For example, when I began blogging I didn’t like salmon at all, and now eleven posts later salmon recipes are my favorite. Then this past weekend my family and I went to a Mexican and seafood restaurant called Tampico Seafood to celebrate my Grandparent’s 60th wedding anniversary. We ordered red snapper and fried shrimp. And oh my goodness let me just say that they were tasty.

Forget going to a fancy seafood/steakhouse, try this delicious recipe!

Side dish Cauli-tots

Honey Glazed Salmon with Citrus-Avocado Salsa

Ingredients

Salmon

4 (6 oz) skinless salmon fillets, rinsed and pat dry
8 tsp honey, divided
8 tsp flour, divided
2 Tbsp olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Salsa

1 large Hass avocado, peeled, cored and diced1/3 cup chopped red onion 1 tsp orange zest
2 small oranges, peeled, sectioned and diced
*1 tsp lime zest
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 cloves garlic, minced
3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Working with two salmon fillets at a time, sprinkle tops of fillets with salt and pepper, then drizzle tops with one tsp honey and rub over salmon to evenly cover, then sprinkle tops with one tsp flour and spread to cover. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add one Tbsp olive oil, once oil is hot add two salmon fillets to pan and cook until bottom is golden brown, about two minutes. While they cook, sprinkle tops of fillets in the pan with salt and pepper then drizzle and spread the top with one tsp honey and one tsp flour.

Carefully rotate salmon and cook until bottom is golden, about two minutes longer. Repeat process with remaining two fillets. Lightly spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray then transfer salmon to baking sheet. Bake in preheated until cooked through, about seven-ten minutes longer (cook time will vary depending on a thickness of salmon). Serve warm with citrus avocado salsa.

For the salsa: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and gently stir, while seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.*This can be made without the oranges, just omit the oranges and orange zest and use two avocados and up lime zest to two tsp.

Source  Cooking Classy


Coming up this week

Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Zucchini

Slow Cooker Tamale Pie

Baked Pork Chops and Apples with Brown Sugar Glaze and Garlic Parmesan Broccoli and Potatoes