Friday, April 27, 2007

FRIDAY NIGHT FEAST ~ GRILLED LEMON PEPPERED HALIBUT / GREEN BEANS with TOASTED ALMONDS / HERB SAUTEED REDSKINS

TULIPOMANIA

~ Tulip throat
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GRILLED PEPPERED HALIBUT STEAKS
~ enjoy halibut, high in omega-3 fatty acids and low in environmental contaminants.
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4 (6-oz) Alaskan halibut steaks
1 Tbsp. coarsely ground black pepper
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice & zest
1 1/2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 tsp. sea salt
lemon wedges
  • Combine pepper, lemon juice , zest and olive oil and rub over halibut. Allow to come to room temperature before grilling.
  • Sprinkle fish with salt. Grill 4 minutes on each side over medium-high coals or until fish flakes easily.
  • Serve with lemon wedges, Green Beans with Toasted Amonds and Herb Sauteed Redskins.

Wine Note: Pair with an award-winning Michigan Chardonnay.

(www.michiganwines.com)

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GREEN BEANS with TOASTED ALMONDS

1 lb. trimmed fresh green beans

3 Tbsp. melted unsalted butter

zest of 1 lemon

1/2 tsp. onion salt

freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds

  • Bring pot of water to boil. Drop in green beans, reduce heat and cook 20 minutes until done or crisp tender.
  • While beans are cooking, melt butter with salt & pepper.
  • Drain cooked beans. Pour melted butter over and serve topped with toasted almonds. (serves 4)

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HERB SAUTEED REDSKINS

1 lb. scrubbed quartered redskins

2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1/2 cup minced green onions

2 Tbsp. minced fresh chives

1/2 tsp. dried thyme

coarse salt & freshly cracked pepper to taste

  • Plunge potatoes into pot of boiling water. Reduce heat and cook about 10 minutes. Drain.
  • Heat butter & oil in heavy skillet. Saute potatoes about 8-10 minutes. Add green onions, chives and thyme. Season with salt & pepper. Cook an addition 1 to 2 minutes.

2 comments:

Kylee said...

That is one gorgeous tulip throat! LOVE the colors!

joey said...

Thank you Kylee ...

Flower throats are amazing, aren't they? Peeked at your profile ... I am a dental hygienst also, though retired for many years. Perhaps why the fascination with throats?
Will be re-visiting your 'Little Acre' again soon.