Take a Bite Out of Waste: Reducing Food Waste Through Stream Easting
If you’re a fan of stream fishing, you know there’s nothing quite like the thrill of the catch. But what do you do with all those fish once you’ve reeled them in? Sure, you could simply fry them up, but why not get a little more creative? With a few simple ingredients, you can turn your catch into delicious meals the whole family will love. Here are some of our favorite recipes for stream east.
- Lemon-Garlic Trout with Asparagus: This recipe is simple yet elegant, perfect for a dinner party or special occasion. First, season four trout fillets with salt and pepper before dredging them in flour. In a pan, heat up two tablespoons of butter and two tablespoons of olive oil, then cook the trout over medium-high heat until golden brown, about three minutes per side. Remove the trout from the pan and add a bunch of asparagus, one minced garlic clove, and the juice of one lemon. Cook the asparagus until tender, then serve with the trout.
- Blackened Catfish Tacos: If you have a taste for something with a little spice, you’ll love these blackened catfish tacos. Start by seasoning catfish fillets with a blend of cumin, coriander, paprika, salt, and pepper. Heat up a cast-iron skillet until it’s screaming hot, then cook the fish for about two minutes per side. While the fish is cooking, warm up some tortillas and prepare your toppings – we suggest sliced avocado, shredded cabbage, and a spicy mayo sauce. Assemble the tacos with the fish and toppings, then dig in!
- Salmon Piccata with Angel Hair Pasta: If you’re looking for a dish that’s both flavorful and healthy, give this salmon piccata a try. First, cook some angel hair pasta according to the package instructions. While the pasta is cooking, season four salmon fillets with salt and pepper, then coat them in flour. In a skillet, heat up two tablespoons of butter and two tablespoons of olive oil, then cook the salmon over medium heat until golden brown, about three minutes per side. Remove the salmon from the pan and add in a mixture of capers, white wine, lemon juice, and chicken broth. Let the sauce simmer for a few minutes, then pour it over the salmon and pasta.
- Crispy Fried Trout Po’ Boys: This recipe is a Southern classic, and it’s guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for something fried and flavorful. Start by seasoning trout fillets with a blend of Cajun spices – you can buy a pre-made blend or make your own with paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, and salt. Dredge the trout in a mixture of flour and cornmeal, then fry in hot oil until crispy and golden brown. Serve the fish on a hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato, and a spicy remoulade sauce.
- Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Pineapple Salsa: If you’re in the mood for something light and summery, these grilled shrimp skewers are perfect. Peel and devein one pound of shrimp, then thread them onto skewers. Brush the shrimp with a mixture of olive oil, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes, then grill over high heat for just a few minutes per side. While the shrimp are cooking, make a fresh pineapple salsa by mixing diced pineapple, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, and lime juice. Serve the shrimp skewers with the pineapple salsa on the side.
There you have it – five delicious recipes for stream eating that are sure to please. From elegant trout with asparagus to crispy fried po’ boys, there’s something for everyone on this list. Whether you’re planning a dinner party or just want to jazz up your weeknight meals, these recipes will have you feeling like a gourmet chef in no time. So next time you reel in a big catch, don’t settle for bland and boring – get creative and let your taste buds run wild!