With overfishing threatening many of the world’s fisheries, START urges you to follow the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Savvy Program by consuming their recommended Best Choices of sustainable seafood.
For your next seafood restaurant experience, try some of these sustainable selections: U.S. Catfish, U.S. Pompano, U.S. Stripped Mullet, U.S. Lionfish, U.S. Mahi Mahi, Oysters (Farmed & Canada).
For your dining pleasure at home, try some of the following delicious sustainable recipes:
Serves 4 Tender, flaky turbot is an ideal fish for this creamy baked gratin, packed with spinach and shallots and seasoned with a hint of nutmeg. Ingredients: 1 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter, divided, plus more for the dish 3/4 pound boneless, skinless turbot fillets, patted dry 1 large shallot, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 2 cloves [...]
Italian Chowder with Cod and Kale Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning 3/4 pound baby red potatoes, quartered 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1 tablespoon no-salt-added tomato paste 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes 1/2 cup sliced celery 1 [...]
Serves 4 as a main course, 6 as a starter This easy clam dish packed with onions, garlic and tomatoes smells as heavenly as it tastes. Serve with crusty bread or over whole grain pasta to sop up all the wonderful juices. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red onions, thinly sliced 5 [...]
Serves 4 Topped with a refreshing lemony olive-herb salsa, this tender grilled monkfish comes together in a snap. Serve with garlic bread and a green salad. To butterfly monkfish, slice through the center of the fillet, cutting almost, but not completely through, then open up like a book. Ingredients: 3/4 pound boneless, skinless monkfish fillets, [...]
Grilled Swordfish Tacos Serves 4 Swordfish is rich and firm, making it a perfect choice for grilling. Tossing shredded cabbage with the same savory dressing used to baste the fish keeps preparation to a minimum. Feel free to add your favorite garnishes to the tacos; try diced avocado, a squeeze of lime, sliced radishes and [...]
Recipe by: Nathan Lyon Cookbook author, chef and Emmy Award-nominated culinary host for television show “Good Food America.” Ingredients (Serves 4) Vinaigrette 1 medium shallot, peeled and diced finely (3 tablespoons) 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (juice of half a lemon) 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt, [...]
Recipe by: Nathan Lyon Cookbook author, chef and Emmy Award-nominated culinary host for television show “Good Food America.” Ingredients (Serves 2) Gremolata 1 teaspoon lemon zest (1 lemon), grated on a Microplane and chopped finely 1 medium garlic clove, peeled and minced (1/2 teaspoon) 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley Kosher salt, to [...]