One thing Florida is known for is its beaches and seafood. We have an abundance of both here. My family loves to cook, and seafood is among those things we make a lot. You can find Florida seafood on most menus here. I came across 4 mouthwatering delicious Florida seafood recipes that look so delicious you'll have to try them! Enjoy:
1. Gator Burgers - I know gator meat is delicious and there are so many specialty meat shops here where you can purchase it. Why not change it up on the grill tonight and give these a try. This one comes to us freshfromflorida.com.
1 pound ground alligator meat
1 large beaten egg
2 tbsp chopped onion
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 tsp black pepper
In a bowl mix meat, onion, egg, salt and pepper.
Mixture will be moist. Make into 1/4 inch thick patties.
Grill patties for 10-12 minutes each until cooked through.
Serve on buns topped with sauteed peppers.
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2. Steamed Lobster - We have a lobster season here which is 8 months long! That calls for a lot of lobster recipes. This one comes from freshfromflorida.com.
2 whole uncooked lobsters
3 tbsp salt
Bring 3 quarts of water and salt to boil in a 6 quart pan.
Put lobsters in water and return to a boil.
Simmer 12-15 minutes.
Larger lobsters may take longer. You know they are done when you can easily pull off one of its legs or antennae.
Rinse with cold water for at least 2 minutes.
Split and clean lobsters then serve with butter.
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3. Shrimp Scampi - We love shrimp in my family. You can cook it so many different ways. This recipe is from woodsfisheries.com.
1 1/2 pounds peeled shrimp
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup dry wine
4 tbsp garlic
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 tsp black pepper
lemon slices for garnish
Heat butter and add garlic and cook 1-2 minutes till browned.
Add shrimp, green onions, wine and lemon juice and cook till shrimp is pink and firm, 1-2 minutes per side.
Add pepper and parsley, and garnish with lemon slices.
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4. Honey Orange Glazed Grouper - There is not a better tasting fish than Florida Grouper! You can cook it many ways. Take a look at this delicious recipe from floridasnatural.com.
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp orange marmalade
1 tbsp oj
3/4 tsp dijon mustard
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1/8 tsp gr. white pepper
3/4 pound grouper fillets
Combine all ingredients except the fish.
Place grouper on oiled broiler pan and brush with the honey glaze.
Broil 4-5 minutes until browned. Then turn the fish and brush the other side with the glaze. Broil for 5 more minutes or until the fish flakes easily.
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