Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

July 13, 2021 at 7:12 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's Live Carb Smart, fish, Ore - Ida | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. It’s a very sad day here in our neighborhood. A neighbor and friend’s home caught on fire last night just after midnight. 3 family members died in the fire. The home is a total loss. The home can be replaced, the lives can not. We are all stunned by what has happened, we are a very close knit community and this has it us all very hard. For Dinner tonight it’s a Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 

I just had this last week and it was so good I wanted it again.  I had picked up a couple of Orange Roughy Fillets at Jungle Jim’s International Market a while back and had them in the freezer. I had already rinsed them and had them cut into bun size pieces. To make it I’ll need; the Orange Roughy Fillet, McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, Flour, Egg Beater’s (1/2 cup), Hungarian Paprika, and Shake and Bake Panko Bread Crumbs. I’ll serve it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun. I first Seasoned the Fillet with the McCormick Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Next I seasoned the Flour with the added Hungarian Paprika. Then rolled the Fillet in the Flour, next to the Egg Beater’s, and finally in the Panko Bread Crumbs.

 

I grabbed a skillet, sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray, added 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil, and heated the skillet on medium heat. With the skillet heated I added my Fillet. I fried it for 3 minutes per side. It fried up perfectly! Golden Brown on the outside and a moist center. I served it on the Healthy Life Bun. Orange Roughy has such a good taste to it, it’s a very mild Fish. Makes the perfect Fish Sandwich!

 

As my Orange Roughy was cooking I turned the oven on to 425 degrees and baked my Fries. I used Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. Like all the Ore Ida Products, they are easy to prepare and delicious. I just baked them for 19 minutes and done! Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Coke Zero to drink. Take Care all and Stay Safe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Roughy Fillet

The orange roughy, also known as the red roughy, slimehead and deep sea perch, is a relatively large deep-sea fish belonging to the slimehead family. The UK Marine Conservation Society has categorized orange roughy as “vulnerable to exploitation”. Wikipedia

Protein. Orange roughy and tilapia serve as a rich source of protein, although tilapia provides slightly more; tilapia has 45.5 grams per serving and orange roughy has 38.9 grams per serving. The protein in these varieties of fish is considered complete, meaning that they contain all nine essential amino acids.

Almandine Crusted Cod, Citrus Herb Marinated w/ Brown and Wild Rice

July 11, 2021 at 7:18 PM | Posted in fish, seafood, Uncle Ben's Rice | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Almandine Crusted Cod, Citrus Herb Marinated w/ Brown and Wild Rice

 

 

For Breakfast I Scrambled a couple of Eggs, toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin, and had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 78 degrees with rain on and off all day. Wow, these Phantom Pains just will not stop! It’s been going on for 2 days now. They aren’t quite as powerful as they were or frequent but they are still going! Just pray they stop soon. I spent the afternoon packing stuff away and moving it out of the extra room that we are putting new flooring down. I’ll be glad to get it done. For Dinner tonight I prepared an Almandine Crusted Cod, Citrus Herb Marinated w/ Brown and Wild Rice.

 

I tried a new product tonight Signature Almandine Crusted Cod, Citrus Herb Marinated (by Robert Irvine). I purchased it at Meijer along with a box of the Crab Cakes. Something new for Dinner. There’s 2 Cod Fillets per box. They come frozen and individually packaged. Each Fillet comes Almandine Crusted and  Citrus Herb Marinated.

 

To prepare it I Baked it.  I preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Removed the Glazed Fillet from it’s packaging. Next I lined a baking sheet with foil and sprayed it with Pam Non-Stick Cooking Spray. Placed Fillet on the foil lined baking sheet skin side down. Then baked it for 24 minutes. The Fillet came out perfect! Baked up great and the Almandine Crust and Seasoning was perfect. Good item to have in the freezer and for a good cause. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Robert Irvine Foundation. Honoring our heroes. A portion of the proceeds support our military and their families.

 

For a side I prepared a packet of Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice – Whole Grain Medley. It’s a Brown and Wild Rice with Herbs and Spices. It comes in a microwavable pouch. I just tore the top of the pouch to vent and microwaved it for 90 seconds. Done and Ready to serve! Always Delicious. I also had a Aunt Millie’s Live Carb Smart Dinner Roll. We love these rolls, they are always so fresh! Plus they are only 35 calories and 1 carb per roll! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature Almandine Crusted Cod, Citrus Herb Marinated
(Robert Irvine)

About this item
* Citrus Herb Marinated Almandine Crusted Cod
* Easy to prepare
* Four individually wrapped salmon
* Wild-caught North Atlantic Cod
* Product of USA

Details
0 g trans fat per serving. Farm raised. Restaurant quality. Individually wrapped. Signatrue by Robert Irvine. Great for the grill. Try more products at robertirvinefoods.com. A portion of the proceeds benefit. Robert Irvine Foundation. Honoring our heroes. A portion of the proceeds support our military and their families. The Robert Irvine Foundation is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization that honors the men and women defending our country. first responders and the many other heroes in our lives. The Foundation’s mission is to support individuals and organizations committed to enriching the lives of our heroes and their families. To learn more about Robert’s commitment to our military please visit http://www.robertirvinefoundation.org. Handcrafted in the USA. Product of USA.

Directions
Cooking Directions: To Bake (preferred method: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Remove glazed fillet from packaging. 2. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking oil. Place fillet on foil lined baking sheet skin side down. 3. Frozen: Bake approximately 22-24 minutes. Thawed: Bake approximately 14-16 minutes. Cook until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. To grill: 1. Preheat grill to 350-400 degrees F. Remove glazed fillet from packaging. 2. Spray aluminum foil with non-stick cooking oil and place foil on preheated grill. Place fillet skin side down on foil. Close lid. 3. Frozen: Grill approximately 15-17 minutes. Thawed: Grill approximately 10-12 minutes. Cook until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. To Thaw: Remove from pouch, cover, and refrigerate overnight. For quick thaw. Place pouch in cold water for 20-30 minutes. Cook immediately after thawing. Ovens vary; adjust times ad needed. Cook product to internal temperature of 145 degrees F.

Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

July 9, 2021 at 7:08 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's Live Carb Smart, fish | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea and a 1/2 Cake Donut. Only a high of 73 degrees and partly sunny out today. A lot cooler and no humidity! Then I went to Meijer for Mom picking up several items she needed. I stopped by McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for her. We are in the process of finally putting a ramp on the front deck! I’ve been meaning to have that done for years and finally hired a guy to build it for us. I need it, being in a wheelchair, and Mom needs it too. She just can’t do stairs very well anymore. So it will help both of us out. Did some yard work after Lunch and then took the cart out for a spin, just enjoying the beautiful day! For Dinner tonight its a Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 

I had picked up a couple of Orange Roughy Fillets at Jungle Jim’s International Market a while back and had them in the freezer. I had already rinsed them and had them cut into bun size pieces. To make it I’ll need; the Orange Roughy Fillet, McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, Flour, Egg Beater’s (1/2 cup), Hungarian Paprika, and Shake and Bake Panko Bread Crumbs. I’ll serve it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun. I first Seasoned the Fillet with the McCormick Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Next I seasoned the Flour with the added Hungarian Paprika. Then rolled the Fillet in the Flour, next to the Egg Beater’s, and finally in the Panko Bread Crumbs.

 

I grabbed a skillet, sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray, added 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil, and heated the skillet on medium heat. With the skillet heated I added my Fillet. I fried it for 3 minutes per side. It fried up perfect! Golden Brown on the outside and a moist center. I served it on the Healthy Life Bun. Orange Roughy has such a good taste to it, it’s a very mild Fish. Makes the perfect Fish Sandwich!

 

As my Orange Roughy was cooking I turned the oven on to 425 degrees and baked my Fries. I used Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. Like all the Ore Ida Products, they are easy to prepare and delicious. I just baked them for 19 minutes and done! Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Roughy Fillet

The orange roughy, also known as the red roughy, slimehead and deep sea perch, is a relatively large deep-sea fish belonging to the slimehead family. The UK Marine Conservation Society has categorized orange roughy as “vulnerable to exploitation”. Wikipedia

Protein. Orange roughy and tilapia serve as a rich source of protein, although tilapia provides slightly more; tilapia has 45.5 grams per serving and orange roughy has 38.9 grams per serving. The protein in these varieties of fish is considered complete, meaning that they contain all nine essential amino acids.

Fish Sandwich Fillet Sandwich w/ Baked Tater Tots

June 27, 2021 at 6:44 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's Live Carb Smart, fish, Gorton's Seafood, Ore - Ida | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fish Sandwich Fillet Sandwich w/ Baked Tater Tots

 

 

To start my day off I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 92 degrees, humid, and mostly sunny out today. Watered everything outside and did a quick clean of the yard and around the house, had everything done before the heat and humidity set in. Not much else going on today. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Fish Sandwich Fillet Sandwich w/ Baked Tater Tots.

 

I haven’t had a Fish Sandwich and Tater Tots in a while and it sounded good for tonight’s Dinner! I used Gorton’s Fish Sandwich Fillets for my Fish, which I haven’t had in quite some time. Very easy to prepare. Removed the Fish from the bag. Heated the oven at 425 degrees. Placed the Frozen Fish Fillets in a single layer evenly on a baking sheet. Place the pan on the oven rack. Bake uncovered 15 minutes. I turned the Fish Fillets over halfway through the baking process.

 

These turned out perfect! Golden Brown and nice Flavor to them. I topped the Fish with a slice of Kraft Deli Style Sharp Cheddar Cheese and served it on a Aunt Millie’s Live Carb Smart Hamburger Bun (2 carbs).

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also baked some Ore Ida Tater Tots as I was baking the Fish. Just baked at 425 degrees for about 20 minutes and done! The Tater Tots come out golden brown and delicious! I served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorton’s NEW! Fish Sandwich Fillets
100% whole fish fillets covered in a crunchy breading; perfectly shaped for sandwiches.
Prep-free, mess-free, stress-free.
What’s better than a crunchy breaded fish fillet? A crunchy breaded fish fillet on a bun. Our Fish Sandwich Fillets are the secret to a perfectly delicious fish sandwich. They’re also perfectly crunchy in the air fryer – just see cooking directions below.

Say hello to unbeatable fresh taste, and goodbye to bad stuff:

* High quality, sustainably WILD-CAUGHT Alaska Pollock
* Flash-frozen at the peak of freshness to lock in full flavor & nutrition
* 100% WHOLE FILLET FISH with: no fillers, no preservatives, no artificial colors or flavors, no hydrogenated oils, and no antibiotics
* Good source of Protein
* Natural Omega-3’s
* In a resealable bag to lock in freshness, so you can enjoy some now, and the rest later

Cooking Directions
CONVENTIONAL OVEN
UNCOOKED. KEEP FROZEN UNTIL READY TO COOK.
1. Preheat oven to 450˚F
2. Arrange on metal baking pan.
3. Bake 16-18 minutes total* Flip after 10 minutes.
*FULLY COOK FISH TO AN INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF 165˚F OR HIGHER BEFORE SERVING.
https://www.gortons.com/products/fish-sandwich-fillets/

 

Ore Ida Tater Tots
If it’s not Ore-Ida, it’s not Tater Tots.
With their crunchy outside and fluffy inside,Tater Tots® potatoes are as tasty as they are fun. We should know, we invented them! Try them in our Tater Tots Casserole and other yummy recipes.
SERVING SIZE 86g
CALORIES 160
FAT 8g
SODIUM 420mg
CARBS 20g
http://www.oreida.com/en/Products/T/Tater-Tots#.Wv2wFKQvzIU

Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Baked Tater Tots

June 9, 2021 at 7:14 PM | Posted in fish, Ore - Ida, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Baked Tater Tots

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. 74 degrees with rain on and off all day. I saw on the news around Noon there would be a break in the rain so Mom and myself took off for Jungle Jim’s. They had a few items on sale I needed. It’s strange being out again and almost everyone had no mask on! It’s good to be getting back to normal again, I hope it works out for all of us. Back home I just did a few things around the house. For Dinner tonight I prepared Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Baked Tater Tots.

 

I love my Fish and Seafood, especially the Florida Gulf Coast Grouper. When we went to Jungle Jim’s this afternoon I picked up some of the Grouper they had on sale, couldn’t pass that up! They also had Orange Roughy on sale which I purchased also. I first washed the fillet off in cold water and then cut the huge fillet into 4 smaller fillets, keeping 1 out for Dinner and froze the other 3. To prepare the fillet I seasoned it with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the fillet in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added the Zatarain’s Seafood Seasoned Breading Mix. Shook until the fillet was well coated. Shook off the excess. Then I got the Cast Iron Skillet out, sprayed it with a light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated the skillet on medium heat. When the skillet was ready I added the Grouper Fillet, frying about 3 1/2 minutes per side until golden brown. Grouper is so meaty and flavorful and these were perfect!

 

So as my Grouper was cooking I preheated the oven on 425° to bake some Ore Ida Tater Tots. Just bake at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes and done! The Tater Tots come out golden brown and delicious! I served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. I always love the combo of Fish and Potatoes! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grouper – Firm texture, white meat with large flake and a mild flavor. Extra lean fish.

NUTRITION
Nutritional values for approximately 4 ounces (114 grams) of raw, edible portions
* Calories 110
* Calories From Fat 20
* Total Fat 2 g
* Saturated Fat 0 g
* Cholesterol 55 mg
* Sodium 65 mg
* Total Carbohydrates 0 g
* Protein 23 g

 

Ore Ida Tater Tots
If it’s not Ore-Ida, it’s not Tater Tots.
With their crunchy outside and fluffy inside, Tater Tots® potatoes are as tasty as they are fun. We should know, we invented them! Try them in our Tater Tots Casserole and other yummy recipes.
SERVING SIZE 86g
CALORIES 160
FAT 8g
SODIUM 420mg
CARBS 20g
http://www.oreida.com/en/Products/T/Tater-Tots#.Wv2wFKQvzIU

Catfish Nuggets w/ Mac and Cheese

June 2, 2021 at 7:11 PM | Posted in fish, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Catfish Nuggets w/ Mac and Cheese

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 66 degrees and a slow steady rain all day. My Sinuses are killing me today. First it’s hot out and next day cool. So I didn’t do anything at all today, a total Slug! For Dinner tonight Catfish Nuggets w/ Mac and Cheese.

 

Picked up the Catfish Nuggets at Meijer yesterday. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

To go with my Catfish I prepared a cup of Kraft 50% Whole Grain Mac and Cheese. They come in a microwavable plastic container. To prepare it just remove the lid, add water and stir, microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, and stir in the packet of cheese sauce. And you have your Mac and Cheese! Another nice item to have in the pantry. Easy to prepare, nothing like good old-fashioned Kraft Mac and Cheese! Container makes 1 serving. Love these Kraft Mac and Cheese! For Dessert later a Breyer’s 100 Calorie Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Cup.

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner
Whole Grain Original Flavor 4-2.0 oz Micro Cups

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Love at First Healthy Bite It’s rich in taste with velvety cream and lip-licking cheese to appease your undying cravings for a cheesy – creamy bite. The pleasing fragrance in the air will magnetize you to your seat until you gobble up every last portion. So what are you waiting for? Grab a box and satisfy your cravings now!
https://www.kraftmacandcheese.com/product/00021000035861/kraft-macaroni-cheese-dinner-whole-grain-original-flavor-4-20-oz-microcups

Blackened Red Snapper w/ Cut Green Beans, Brown and Wild Rice, and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

May 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM | Posted in fish, seafood, Uncle Ben's Rice, Zatarain's | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Blackened Red Snapper w/ Cut Green Beans, Brown and Wild Rice, and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast on this Sunday Morning. After my Tea I went to Kroger up the road from us. Wanted to get in and out before the crowd moved in. To Kroger’s credit they had everything fully stocked, which is unusual on a Holiday weekend. Back home got the cart and the yard tools out and did yard work. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Blackened Red Snapper w/ Cut Green Beans, Brown and Wild Rice, and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread.

I purchased a couple of Red Snapper Fillets from Meijer a while back and had them in the freezer. I laid them in the fridge overnight to thaw. The Red Snapper Fillets were nice size and look beautiful. I decided to Blacken it, I love all Blackened Fish and Seafood. I’ll need Zatarain’s Blackened Seasoning, Blue Bonnet Butter, and McCormick Grinder Sea Salt. Cooking it in a Cast Iron Skillet in Butter and Extra Light Olive Oil.

To prepare it I started by rinsing the Fillet off in cold water and patting dry and cut it in half. I melted a tablespoon of butter, Blue Bonnet Stick Butter. I then brushed both sides of the fillets with the Butter and then rubbed the fillets with Zatarain’s Blackened Seasoning and Sea Salt. Then I got out the Cast Iron Skillet. When the pan was fully heated I added my Snapper. Cooked it about 3 1/2 minutes per side, and it was ready for the table! The taste of the Red Snapper with the added Zatarain’s Blackening Seasoning makes it one delicious Fish Dish!

 

To go with my Blackened Snapper I opened up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. I heated them up in a small saucepan on medium heat. Stirred often until heated, then served.

 

For my Rice I’m using Uncle Ben’s Ready Whole Grain Medley – Brown and Wild Rice. It comes in a microwavable package. I guess one of my favorites from the Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice, although I love using them all. Another tasty and easy to fix item, just microwave for 90 seconds and it’s ready. Then I also baked a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread with any Dish! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Popcorn with a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink. Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone, Stay Safe!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Red Snapper
Red snapper is a low-calorie, lean source of protein that is rich in selenium, vitamin A, potassium and omega-3 fatty acids. A diet that regularly incorporates these nutrients may significantly benefit your health by preventing serious medical conditions.

Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes and Cut Green Beans

May 17, 2021 at 7:06 PM | Posted in fish | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes and Cut Green Beans

 

 

To start this morning off I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. I also Scrambled a couple of Eggs and heated up a couple of Johnsonville Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Cloudy with rain on and off all day, high of 67 degrees. After Breakfast I did a few things around the house then hit the bed. I had a rough night with Phantom Pains and got little to no sleep all night. So I took it easy all afternoon. For Dinner tonight its Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes and Cut Green Beans.

 

I had bought the Catfish Nuggets from Kroger and had them in the freezer. I sat the bag in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side for about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

For one side we had Fried Potatoes! I’m using Medium Size Red Potatoes. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Then slice each Potato into thin slices and slit each slice at least 4 times. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on medium high.

 

 

 

 

With the skillet heated add the Potatoes. After adding the Potatoes add your Seasoning, we just used Salt and Pepper. Then fry until the Potatoes start to turn brown. Then flip them with a spatula and continue frying until done. I love these Potatoes and they are so easy to prepare.

 

I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. What a meal Catfish, Fried Potatoes and Green Beans. I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Cornbread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Baked Salmon w/ Whole Grain Brown and Wild Rice

May 3, 2021 at 10:21 PM | Posted in fish, salmon, Uncle Ben's Rice | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Salmon w/ Whole Grain Brown and Wild Rice and Baked Garlic Oval Bread

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I Scrambled a couple of Eggs and I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 73 degrees, rain and thunderstorms out today. Not a thing to day today, Nothing! So that’s what I did, Nothing. Caught up on some programs I had recorded. For Dinner tonight it’s a Baked Salmon w/ Whole Grain Brown and Wild Rice.

 

I love the combo of Salmon and Rice! I had purchased a North Atlantic Salmon Fillet from Meijer and had it in the freezer. I sat the fillet in the fridge overnight to thaw. To make it I’ll need the Salmon, McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, Dried Parsley, Dried Chive, and Extra Light Olive Oil.

 

To prepare it; I preheated the oven to 400 degrees. I then got a small baking pan and sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray. I washed the Fillet off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Next I put a light coat of the Extra Light Olive Oil on the Fillet and then seasoned. Laid the Fillet in the pan and baked. I baked it for 10 minutes, and done. Excellent Salmon!

 

For my Rice I’m using Uncle Ben’s Ready Whole Grain Medley – Brown and Wild Rice. It comes in a microwavable package. I microwaved it for 90 seconds and done! I guess one of my favorites from Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice, although I love using them all. Another tasty and easy to fix item, just microwave for 90 seconds and it’s ready. I love Rice and it pairs perfectly with the Salmon. For Dessert later a bowl of Breyer’s Carb Smart Chocolate Ice Cream.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atlantic Salmon
The Atlantic salmon is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. It is found in the northern Atlantic Ocean, in rivers that flow into the north Atlantic and, due to human introduction, in the north Pacific Ocean.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_salmon

 

 

 

 

 

UNCLE BEN’S® WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown and Wild Rice

Now, in just 90 seconds, you can have a delicious wholesome medley of brown rice, wild rice and red rice, with UNCLE BEN’S® WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild Rice perfectly seasoned with herbs and spices. Plus, it’s made with 100% whole grains and meets the full daily requirement of whole grains in just one serving! The microwaveable pouch eliminates prep and cleanup. See cooking instructions for WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild Rice below. UNCLE BEN’S®. PERFECT EVERY TIME®.

Nutritional claims & product benefits
* Meets the Full Daily Requirement of Whole Grains‡
* Cholesterol Free
* 0g Trans Fat
* No Saturated Fat
* 100% Whole Grain
* Good Source of Fiber

Cooking instructions
1 – Squeeze WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild Rice pouch to separate rice.
2 – Tear 2 inches to vent.
3 – Heat on HIGH for 90 seconds.
4 – Serve immediately.

Cooking time for 2 pouches = 2½ minutes. Microwave times may vary. Take care when handling and opening the hot pouch. Refrigerate unused portion.

In the skillet
1 – Gently squeeze the sides of the pouch to break apart the rice and pour contents into a skillet. Add 2 Tbsp. of water and heat.
2 – Stir rice occasionally until heated thoroughly.
3 – Serve immediately.
https://www.unclebens.com/rice-products/ready-rice/ready-whole-grain-med

Fried Gulf of Maine Redfish w/ Potato Pancakes and Cut Green Beans

April 22, 2021 at 7:00 PM | Posted in fish, Potato Pancakes, Sea Salt, Sea to Table, seafood | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Gulf of Maine Redfish w/ Potato Pancakes and Cut Green Beans

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 44 degrees, cloudy and windy outside. Had a rain shower move through late in the day. I went to Meijer for Mom. She needed some Bananas, Vanilla Pudding and Vanilla Wafers. She’s going to a Lunch tomorrow and they have to bring a Food Dish and she’s making Banana Pudding for the Dessert Dish. Back home went and filled Mom’s car with gas and stopped by the ATM. Did a few light chores around the house. For Dinner its Fried Gulf of Maine Redfish w/ Potato Pancakes and Cut Green Beans.

 

 

I love the website Sea to Table (https://www.sea2table.com/)! They have Seafood items that I can’t find around here. Tonight I’m having the Gulf of Maine Redfish. Gulf of Maine Redfish is  the deep water New England classic, also known as the Snapper of the Northeast. It has bright red skin and flaky meat that is slightly sweet.

 

 

The Redfish came frozen, 4 – 3 oz. Fillets. I let them thaw overnight in the fridge. To prepare my Redfish I’ll need; McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Grinder Peppercorn Medley, Progresso Italian Style Bread Crumbs, and Extra Light Olive Oil. I first seasoned them with the Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Then rolled the Fillets in the Bread Crumbs and let sit for 5 minutes. Next I got a large skillet and sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Spray and heated it on medium heat. As the skillet was heating up I added 1 1/2 tablespoons of Extra Light Olive Oil. With the skillet heated I added the 2 fillets. As they started cooking I drizzled a bit of Lemon Juice across both fillets along with Dried Parsley. I cooked them for 3 minutes then flipped them over and continued cooking them for another 3 minutes, until both sides were a beautiful golden brown.

 

The Redfish fried up perfectly, with a nice crust. The Fish is as described; flaky with and light sweet taste to it. It fried up like Ocean Perch, it curled as you cooked it. The Fish is a real meaty fish, which I love. Excellent Fish!

 

 

So for a side I prepared some Manischewitz Potato Pancake Mix, my favorite (Never made a cake I didn’t like!). Just add 2 Egg Beater’s (1/2 Cup), 2 1/4 Cups Water, to the mix stir and fry! Easy and makes one good Potato Pancake and their only 80 calories and 18 carbs per serving (3 Potato Pancakes). The whole family loves these Potato Pancakes! I served them with a side of Daisy Light Sour Cream. They turn out so good and easy to reheat the leftovers, perfect for Breakfast.

 

 

Then I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through. I just love Green Beans, all Beans! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea to Table – Gulf of Maine Redfish
Hand filleted, boneless, flash frozen

Why We Love It: Restaurants and home cooks all over New England embrace Gulf of Maine Redfish for its mild, slightly sweet taste and flaky meat. This fish makes a great alternative to other white-meat fish like Snapper, and is perfect for a long list of recipes. Each fillet is hand-cut and boneless, and retains its tender, bright red skin that helps lock in moisture no matter how you cook it.

Cooking Tip: Cut the fillets into bite-sized pieces and combine with veggies, tomatoes and broth for a delicious bouillabaisse.
Where It’s From: Redfish made a triumphant return from being overfished in the Atlantic Ocean, and now thrive in the deep waters off the coasts of Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

Our Guarantee: We care about the fish you eat and work closely with our supply partners to provide you with the very best. If you are not 100% satisfied, we will replace or refund any item within 30 days.

(4 x 3 oz servings)
https://www.sea2table.com/product/gulf-maine-r

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