Yellowtail Snapper Recipe – Three Ways

One of the perks of living by the sea is being able to get fresh fish even when you yourself are not a fisherman.  The best place for the freshest fish in Key West right now is Three Hands Fish.  I love that if you like they will text you the daily catch.  While on … Continue reading Yellowtail Snapper Recipe – Three Ways

Blackened Yellowtail Snapper with Mango Salsa & Coleslaw

-I love blackened fish and chicken. Here is a great recipe for blackening the delicious Florida Keys fish called Yellowtail Snapper. The recipe is adapted from a recipe from Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge and Coastal Living Magazine. Thank you again, Cindy, for passing along this great recipe! Makes 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup cubed … Continue reading Blackened Yellowtail Snapper with Mango Salsa & Coleslaw

Island-Style Jerked Shrimp Rolls

Ingredients: for the jerk marinade 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 TBSP lemon juice 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp Jamaican Jerk seasoning  (Grace is a very good brand) 1 lb Key West Pinks or medium to large shrimp, peeled and deveined for the flavored mayo: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup English cucumber/seedless cucumber 4 … Continue reading Island-Style Jerked Shrimp Rolls

Conch Fritters with Two Dipping Sauces

-One of the first local foods you absolutely must try when visiting The Florida Keys even though they are very much a love 'em or hate 'em type of food.  Go to a well-known for quality seafood restaurant for the best ones.  FISH at mile marker 15 on the Overseas Highway (Route 1) in the … Continue reading Conch Fritters with Two Dipping Sauces

Panko-Coconut Shrimp with Mango Jerk Sauce

-I know I'm on a mango kick of late but, they are just so darn delicious coming fresh off the trees, I could eat them every day; and in these recipes so many of my favorite ingredients come together for an awesome meal I had to share. Breaded Shrimp Ingredients: 1 lb Key West "Pinks" … Continue reading Panko-Coconut Shrimp with Mango Jerk Sauce

Florida’s Spiny Lobster

-Today I am thinking about one of my favorite crustaceans with the upcoming Florida mini lobster season which begins at 12:01am on July 27th. Followed by the ever popular and fun, Key West 4-day Lobsterfest in August. While Maine lobster will always be my favorite, there are a couple of recipes suitable for Maine's not … Continue reading Florida’s Spiny Lobster

Florida Snapper

Ingredients: -2 pounds Red Snapper fillets -1 TBSP butter -2 TBSP orange juice -2 tsp orange zest -1 tsp salt -pinch of nutmeg -1/4 tsp cracked or coarse ground black pepper Directions: Place fillets in a single layer in a lightly-oiled baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over fish. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees … Continue reading Florida Snapper