Seafood

Smoked Fish Omelets

Smoked Fish Omelets Ingredients12 large eggs1 tsp salt½ tsp black pepperButter6 oz smoked fish chopped4 tbsp chopped red onion8 tbsp whipped cream cheese InstructionsWhisk eggs, salt and pepper in a large bowl to blend. Melt two teaspoons butter in a nonstick skillet over med...

Smoked Blue Catfish Cakes

Smoked Blue Catfish Cakes Ingredients12 oz smoked fish¼ cup sweet pickle relish½ cup unseasoned bread crumbs1 red bell pepper minced1 tsp soy sauce⅓ cup mayonnaise2 eggs slightly beaten1 tsp dried Italian seasoning2 tbsp minced fresh dill1 tsp fresh ground black pepperButt...

Smoked Blue Catfish Dip

Smoked Blue Catfish Dip Ingredients1½ cups crumbled smoked fish½ cup milk8 oz cream cheese softened¼ cup finely minced onion1 stalk celery finely chopped1 tbsp minced fresh parsley3 tsp sweet pickle relish½ tsp lemon juice1 tsp Worcestershire sauceCayenne, salt and pepper ...

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew Ingredients1 pint oysters4 slices bacon2 cups half and half or milk scaldedCelery dicedOnion dicedPaprikaseafood seasoningWorcestershire1-2 tbsp flour InstructionsCook oysters in their own liquor until edges curl. Strain oysters and combine liquor with milk on stov...

Smoked Chesapeake Wild Blue Catfish

Smoked Chesapeake Wild Blue Catfish Ingredients4-8 Chesapeake Wild Blue catfish filletsWater1 cup Salt1 cup Hot sauce Todd’s Dirt Salty Sailor seasoning* Salt and black pepper Cherry or apple wood chips Instructions Use a brine to help the fish fillets absorb water and sal...

Baked Italian Oysters

Baked Italian Oysters This hot appetizer is served on the half shell for an elegant presentation. The ground red pepper lends a subtle heat to the breadcrumb topping. Servings: 8 Ingredients1½ slices white bread Cooking spray⅓ cup sliced green onions¼ cup chopped fresh pars...

Three-Cheese Baked Oysters Recipe

Three-Cheese Baked Oysters Recipe Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins Ingredients14 fresh oysters if small, buy 16-205 oz cream cheese softened⅔ cup shredded white cheddar⅓ cup cooked crumbled bacon (or bacon bits)¼ cup frozen chopped spinach thawed and sque...

Oyster Casserole

Oyster Casserole Ingredients5 tbsp salted butter divided  ¼ cup chopped yellow onion ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper¼ cup chopped celery2 scallions thinly sliced1 tsp minced garlic2 16 oz containers fresh oysters, drained well4 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced about 1 1/2 cu...

Hoopers Island Oyster Stew

Hoopers Island Oyster Stew Servings: 4 Author: Johnny Shockley Ingredients1 pint Chesapeake Gold Oysters¼ stick butter1 medium onion chopped3 medium potatoes diced1 tbsp Worchester sauce1 tsp salt1 tsp black pepper1 pint half-and-half3 cups water InstructionsIn medium saucepan ...

Skipjack Oyster Dressing

Skipjack Oyster Dressing Prep Time30 mins Ingredients1 pint shucked Chesapeake Gold oysters with liquor2 large stalks celery1 medium onion1 stick butter1 tsp salt½ tsp lemon pepper seasoning⅛ tsp tarragon⅛ tsp thyme⅛ tsp poultry seasoning½ tsp lemon juice4 cups day-old ...

Blue Catfish Tacos

Blue Catfish Tacos Author: Chef Kevin Cauthorne Ingredients1/2 Tbsp fresh diced garlic1 Tbsp white vinegar8 oz. fillet of blue catfish1 Tbsp vegetable oil1 large Beefsteak tomato diced1 Tbsp cumin1/2 Tbsp salt1/2 Tbsp soy sauce6 corn tortilla shells InstructionsMix fresh garlic...

Blackened Snakehead

Blackened Snakehead A tasty invasive species! Author: Chef Kevin of Myth & Moonshine Ingredients1 lb. snakehead, cut into two half pound fillets 2 Tbsp. blackening seasoning 2 Tbsp. 90/10, high temp, blended vegetable oilKosher salt InstructionsPreheat oven to 500 degrees. Pat...

Gazpacho with Crab Meat

Gazpacho with Crab Meat A Spanish-style soup with a Maryland twist! Author: Chef Kevin of Myth & Moonshine Ingredients2 slices crustless, day-old bread (cubed)1/2 Tbsp minced fresh garlic1 Tbsp salt2 Beefsteak tomatoes1/4 green pepper, diced4" section of seeded, peeled cucu...

Grilled Rockfish

Grilled Rockfish Prep Time10 mins Ingredients4-6 lbs Rockfish fillets make sure blood line is removed3-4 tbsp Old BayLemon  cut into wedges to be served1-2 tsp Black Pepper1 bundle  Spring Onions dice to add to top off when serving2 tbsp Kosher Salt InstructionsTake a stick o...

Potato Wrapped Rockfish

Potato Wrapped Rockfish Author: https://www.chesapeakebaymagazine.com/features/2018/6/13/cooking-rockfish-right Ingredients2 4 oz Rockfish filets1 medium russet potato1 tbsp lemon juice3 tbsp butter3 tbsp olive oil not extra-virgin8 oz kale8 to 10 grape tomatoes sliced Salt ...

Fried Soft Shell Crabs

Fried Soft Shell Crabs Servings: 6 Ingredients12 medium Maryland soft shell crabs cleaned1 cup pancake flour1 tsp seafood seasoningoil for frying InstructionsMix together pancake flour and seafood seasoning.  Dredge crabs in flour mixture to coat well. In large frying pan, hea...

Delmarva Oysters

Delmarva Oysters Author: Peter Roskovich, Black Diamond Catering Ingredients12-16 Chincoteague Maryland Salt Shakers oysters on the half shell2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil2 garlic cloves minced1 medium red pepper diced1 lb jumbo lump crabmeat1 ½ lbs organic fresh baby spinach...

Stuffed Soft Shell Crabs

Stuffed Soft Shell Crabs Servings: 6 Ingredients12 medium Maryland soft shell crabs cleaned1 lb Maryland backfin crabmeat1 stick butter InstructionsDry soft shell crabs with paper towels.  Remove all cartilage from crabmeat.  Place soft shell crabs in shallow baking pan.  ...

Grilled or Fried Eel

Grilled or Fried Eel Author: https://www.thespruceeats.com IngredientsFor Grilled Eel:2 1/2 lbs eel3 cloves garlicdash of fine sea salt, to tastedash of ​freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tbsp olive oil (plus more for basting) 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1/2 bay leaf (per...

Rockfish Imperial

Rockfish Imperial Servings: 6 people Author: John Shields’ recipe adapted from Chesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields Ingredients6 6-7 oz rockfish fillets skin removedSalt and pepperOlive oil for searingOne batch Crab Imperial (recipe follows)Imperial Topping (recipe follows...

Classic Crab Imperial

Classic Crab Imperial Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 mins Servings: 4 People Author: www.phillipsfoods.com IngredientsCrab Imperial:1 lb 1 lb. Phillips Jumbo Lump Crab Meat1 tsp parsley1 tsp fresh lemon juice1 egg1 tsp Phillips Seafood Seasoning1 tsp Worcestershire sauce3 oz Hellma...

Fried Blue Catfish

Fried Blue Catfish This blue catfish recipe uses Cajun spices and is fried to perfection. I love a thin, spicy coating and dipping in tartar sauce. Author: Raschell Rule, MissHomemade.com Ingredients1 lb catfish fillets1/4 cup flour1/2 cup milkoil for frying1 cup ground yellow c...

Whole Roasted Eel

Whole Roasted Eel Cook Time30 mins Servings: 2 Ingredients1 whole eel gutted and cleaned1 tsp salt1 tbsp oil for basting InstructionsPreheat the oven to 375 F. Once eel has been cleaned of residual blood, pat the eel dry on the inside and out. Rub salt all over the eel. Place th...

Blackened Snakehead with Piña Colada Salsa

Blackened Snakehead with Piña Colada Salsa Author: Adapted via Maryland DNR IngredientsFish Ingredients1 snakehead filleted1 1/2 tbsp paprika3/4 tbsp granulated garlic (or 1 tablespoon garlic powder)1 tbsp onion powder1 tbsp dried thyme1 tsp black pepper1 tsp cayenne pepper1 t...

Steamed Snakehead Fillet with Oyster Sauce

Steamed Snakehead Fillet with Oyster Sauce Servings: 3 Author: Adapted via rainbowdiary Ingredients3 snakehead fillets5 cloves garlic finely chopped2 slices ginger1 sprig spring onion cut into 1 inch lengths2 small chilies sliced1 tsp oyster sauce1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp oil Instr...

Potato-Parmesan Crusted Blue Channel Catfish

Potato-Parmesan Crusted Blue Channel Catfish Servings: 4 Author: Chef Gwyn Ingredients4 Chesapeake Blue Channel Catfish filletsKosher salt & freshly cracked black pepper2 Russet potatoes1 Stick butter1/2 C. Dry white wine2 Cloves garlic3 Thyme branches1/3 C. Freshly grated P...

Crab Mac & Cheese

Crab Mac & Cheese Featured on Maryland Farm & Harvest, “The Local Buy” Recipe, Episode 608. Recipe adapted from delish.com  Servings: 6 Ingredients1 lb elbow pasta1/4 cup butter1 shallot finely diced3 cloves garlic minced1/4 cup all-purpose flour2 cup milkkosher sal...

Chesapeake Crab Dip

  Chesapeake Crab Dip Many of the Maryland Green School students work to improve the health of our local treasure, the Chesapeake Bay. Crab stars in this creamy dip that highlights the importance of their efforts. —Carol Brzezinski, Marriottsville, Maryland Prep Time20 minsCook Ti...

Blue Catfish Escabeche

Blue Catfish Escabeche Author: Congressional Seafood Ingredients1 lb sea blue catfish fillets cut into 2” wide pieces¼ cup corn flourVegetable oil for frying1 small red bell pepper sliced thin1 sweet onion peeled, halved and thinly slicedZest of 1 Meyer lemonPat the blue cat...

Blue Catfish Ceviche

Blue Catfish Ceviche An invasive species that is downright tasty!! Author: Chef Kevin @ Myth & Moonshine Tavern Ingredients1 ½ Grapefruit juicedZest of ½ Grapefruit3 limes juicedZest of 1 lime1 Tbsp granulated sugar1 Tbsp Chopped cilantro1 lb of the freshest Blue Catfish a...

Wild Rice & Oyster Gratin

Wild Rice & Oyster Gratin Cook Time40 minsTotal Time40 mins Servings: 6 servings Author: No Thyme to Cook Ingredients6 oz. wild rice cooked10 oz. spinach cooked, drained & chopped¼ C. butter melted1 qt. oysters drainedSalt and pepper to taste2 Tbsp. butter8 oz. mushrooms...

Crab Pizza

Crab Pizza Recipe courtesy of Mama Vida http://www.mamavida.com/ Ingredients1 pre-made 12-inch thin pizza crust6 oz 1/2 jar Toto's Blue Crab Salsa6 oz shredded mozzarella cheese4 oz fresh crab meat1 oz diced red pepper1/4 teaspoon oregano flakescrushed red pepper flakes to tast...