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Baked Salmon with Peppered Green Beans

In Fish, For Dinner on March 31, 2012 at 8:58 pm

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Baked Salmon

You’ll need:

  • 1 fillet of salmon
  • lemon juice
  • garlic powder
  • honey
  • cracked black pepper
What to do:
  1. Marinate the salmon in the ingredients in orange in a bowl for at least an hour.
  2. Place salmon on aluminum foil, cover with excess marinade, and seal the foil like a neat little envelope.
  3. Bake on 375 degrees for 35-45 minutes, until easily flaked with a fork.
  4. Enjoy

Peppered Green Beans

You’ll need:

  • green beans
  • onion (sliced)
  • olive oil
  • garlic (or garlic powder/salt)
  • red and black pepper
  • brown sugar
What to do:
  1. Put a little olive oil in a large pan on medium high (6).
  2. Add the green beans and onions and season with all the ingredients in blue.
  3. Stir-fry for ~2 minutes.
  4. Add a a couple teaspoons of water and cover to steam for about 3 more minutes.
  5. Enjoy

Cost: ~$9

Serving size: 1

Special Order Mahi

In Fish on October 12, 2009 at 11:43 pm

Dan’s Uncle was in town and we walked around campus reminiscing with him about this and that. He was a gator 20 years ago.  We stopped by the swamp to put our feet up for a bit and found a nice shady reprieve.

For some reason, I felt compelled to special order 5 fillets of mahi last time I went to publix and I picked them up today.  $40, burn!  I was under the impression more people would want dibs, but it was just Dan and me.  The good ol’ classic pecan crusted mahi.

Ingredients:
  • 2 Mahi fillets
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk

The Dry Rub

In 3 small bowl, combine the above ingredients, dip the mahi in 1, 2, 3 . In a medium pan, on medium heat, cook the mahi for about 5 minutes each side.

Served with green beans and blank stares.

Average Cost per Person:~$8 (no sale this week)

Birthday Mahi Mahi

In Fish on October 4, 2009 at 2:53 am

Went to the dog park with Oscar and Jeeter, Arya’s and Joey’s dog respectively, and another night soccer session leads to another late dinner.
Ingredients:
2 Mahi fillets
1/4 cup pecans, chopped fine
1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp garlic salt
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
Here is what to do:
1) Mix the milk and egg.
2) Mix the flour, paprika, garlic salt in a small bowl.
3) Mix the bread crumbs and pecans.
Put a skillet on the stove on medium heat with some non stick spray.
Dip the mahi fillets in mixture 1, 2, then 3 and put them in the pan. Cook for 5 minutes, flip them, cook for 4-5 more minutes and that’s it.
Served along side garden variety veggies (freezer).

Cost:~$6

Another Salmon Sale

In Fish on October 2, 2009 at 5:50 am

Well, I had my first Microeconomics test tonight and I got an 88. Unfortunately, I can’t blame it on the meal I ate before hand because it was delicious.  This was no surprise though as it is the second time in 4 days that I made this. Clearly, I’m sold on it.

Ingredients:

  • 1.77lb of salmon (on sale 6.99/lb!)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp honey

CHECK THE OTHER POST for more details on this one, it’s a keeper!

Average Cost per Person:~$6

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

In Fish on September 28, 2009 at 1:04 am

First fish dish of the semester and boy was it delicious.
Ingredients:
1.5 lbs fresh cut salmon, skinned
2x 1/4 cup olive oil
2x 1 tsp lemon juice
2x 1 tsp minced garlic
2x 2 tsp honey

The reason these things are listed as 2x is because you make two batches of the glaze. One to marinate the fish in and one to baste it during the grilling process.
Grilled on 300 degrees for about 6-7 minutes on each side, basting liberaly. Pretty simple.
Served along side green beans and a croissant.

Average cost PER PERSON:~$5

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