seafood savvy

U.S. Government Takes Measures to Make Seafood Harvesting More Sustainable

There are a number of reasons why we consumers should be concerned about illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and seafood fraud. According to NOAA ninety percent of seafood in the U.S. is imported and about 1 percent of seafood imports are inspected. Americans in 2013, ate 4.6 billion pounds of seafood. A study done by […]

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Crispy-Skin Coho Salmon with Mushroom-Miso Sauce Ingredients (Serves 4) 12 ounces shiitake mushrooms 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 cup chopped shallots or onion 1 tablespoon matchstick-size slivers peeled fresh ginger 3 tablespoons sherry 2 tablespoons red miso 1 tablespoon sherry wine vinegar 3 cups sliced bok choy 4, 6-ounce coho salmon fillets […]

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Seared Scallops with Chorizo and Potatoes Ingredients (Serves 6 to 8 as a soft taco filling or tapa) 1 pound red-skin boiling potatoes (about 4 medium), cut into 1/2-inch pieces Salt 1 pound scallops 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 12 ounces fresh Mexican chorizo sausage (about 1 1/2 cups), casings […]

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Spiced Mahi Mahi Tacos with Salsa Fresca and Chipotle Crema   This sustainable recipe is from our partner, Monterrey Bay Aquarium.   Ingredients (Serves 6) 6 corn tortillas, warmed through 2 avocados, pitted and sliced 1/2 cup shredded green cabbage Mahi Mahi 1 pound mahi mahi, 1-inch thick 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground […]

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Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze This sustainable seafood recipe is from our partner, Monterrey Bay Aquarium. Ingredients (Serves 4 to 6) 1 side of skin-on sockeye salmon, 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, pin bones removed 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

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Ginger-Scented Tilapia with Sugar Snaps This sustainable seafood recipe is from our partner, Monterrey Bay Aquarium. Ingredients • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce • 1 1/2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar • 1 1/4 pound tilapia fillets, cut into 2×1-inch pieces • Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground pepper • […]

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Chapter News

This year the Sanibel-Captiva chapter of START will continue its work to improve local water quality through partnerships with regional authorities to minimize the impacts of runoff and nitrification.  The chapter also has plans to institute a new wastewater awareness and management program, and to resume Seafood Savvy, the program that was founded in 2009 […]

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