Recipe

smoked clams

Smoked Hard Shell Clams

My preference is to shuck the clams before smoking so they absorb more of the smoke flavor, but whole clams can be smoked until the shells open, about ten minutes.

shrimp and scallop recipe

Sichuan Citrus Shrimp and Scallops

The first food I prepared with a salt block was a Sichuan citrus scallop and shrimp appetizer (this could also be an entrée if you increase the number of shrimp and scallops per serving). Following the manufacturer’s recommendations I placed the dry, room temperature salt block on an unheated grill […]

hot and sour flounder recipe

Hot and Sour Flounder (Acar Ikan)

Jeff Corydon collected this spicy flounder recipe in Indonesia. He found the area endowed with coastal waters, lakes and rivers. “Acar” refers to the pungent sweet and sour vegetables or relish typical of the region. 1 (2-pound) whole flounder 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cayenne 4 dried […]

sichuan asparagus recipe

Sichuan Asparagus

While not a seafood dish itself, this Sichuan asparagus recipe makes an excellent accompaniment to shrimp, fish, and other entrees of the ocean. Ingredients 12 spears asparagus, tough ends removed and cut into thirds 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger 1 teaspoon […]