Chargrilled Teriyaki Sturgeon

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Chargrilled Teriyaki Sturgeon. Photo by Vanda Lewis

Chargrilled Teriyaki Sturgeon. Photo by Vanda Lewis

  • 24 ounces sturgeon
  • 4 cups teriyaki glaze
  • 4 wonton crackers
  • wasabi paste as a topping (can buy in store)

Marinate 24 ounces of raw sturgeon in one quart of teriyaki glaze for 24 hours under refrigeration (<40 F).

To chargrill sturgeon, heat skillet on high heat. Sear both sides of a steak for no longer than one minute.

Top each wonton with wasabi, slaw and sturgeon. Serves 4.

Teriyaki glaze

  • 2 cups soy sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pickled ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh, chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil

Mix ingredients together to make the glaze. Makes 4 cups.

Asian slaw

  • 8 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 cups each of julienned red cabbage, carrots and red bell peppers

Heat oil in pan until smoking. Add sesame seeds to toast. Set aside and cool.  Add rice wine vinegar. Mix vegetables and vinegar. Serves 4.

Recipe by Chef Tim Coyne of Bistro by the Sea, Morehead City, NC.

Steamed Sturgeon Salad

north carolina fisheries | sturgeon

Steamed Sturgeon Salad. Photo by Vanda Lewis

Steamed Sturgeon Salad. Photo by Vanda Lewis

  • 8 ounces sturgeon
  • 8 sprigs arugula
  • 12 slices cucumber
  • 8 slices water chestnuts
  • 4 ounces artisan greens
  • 12 leaves Bibb lettuce
  • 4 wooden spears, each with one radish, one black olive and two cherry tomatoes

Place sturgeon on oiled steamer rack over boiling water. Steam until the fillets flake easily with a fork.

For each serving, layer 2 sprigs of arugula, 3 slices of cucumber, 2 slices of water chestnuts and ½ ounce of artisan greens in a Bibb lettuce cup (3 leaves). Garnish with wooden spear and vegetables and 2 ounces of steamed sturgeon. Serves 4.

Recipe by Chef Tim Coyne of Bistro by the Sea, Morehead City, NC.

Seafood Sightings: May 21, 2015

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Read a great article at Coastal Review Online by Bland Simpson about his memories of buying fish at Mister Crank’s fish house.

Recipes this week include crab, tuna, shrimp and flounder. Have a fun and safe holiday weekend!

Seafood Sightings: May 14, 2015

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National Shrimp Day was Sunday, May 10. Select a recipe below and celebrate!

Sturgeon & Bacon Appetizer

north carolina fisheries | sturgeon

Sturgeon appetizer. Photo by Vanda Lewis

Sturgeon & bacon appetizer. Photo by Vanda Lewis

  • 8 ounces sturgeon
  • extra virgin olive oil or butter
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 4 asparagus spears
  • 8 strips red bell pepper, julienned
  • 4 chive leaves

Sauté sturgeon in heated extra virgin olive oil or butter until fillets are opaque and cooked through. Cook bacon at 350 F until browned. Grill asparagus.

For each serving, wrap 2 ounces sautéed fish, one asparagus spear and two julienned red bell pepper strips with ½ strip of cooked bacon. Garnish with one chive leaf. Serves 4.

Recipe by Chef Tim Coyne of Bistro by the Sea, Morehead City, N.C.

 

Seafood Sightings: May 7, 2015

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Here are several wonderful seafood dishes to consider for Mother’s Day. Enjoy!

Seafood Sightings: April 30, 2015

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The News & Observer reports that Cynthia Hill, director of the PBS show “A Chefs Life,” starring Kinston chef Vivian Howard, won a Daytime Emmy Award this past Friday. Congrats!

In honor of National Shrimp Scampi Day, which was yesterday, we are sharing several different recipes found for this delightful entree. Enjoy!