Seasoned Fried Haddock w/ Tofu Mac & Cheese and Fried Red Potatoes

February 15, 2014 at 6:25 PM | Posted in fish, potatoes, tofu, Zatarain's | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Seasoned Fried Haddock w/ Tofu Mac & Cheese and Fried Red Potatoes



Well we ended up with about 4″ or more of new snow! And another possible 1″ overnight. But warmer and nicer weather coming next week, hopefully! Ate Breakfast while watching Team U.S.A Men Hockey go up against their arch rival Russia. It went to an overtime shoot-out but the U.S.A. won it 3-2! U.S.A. U.S.A.! Really enjoy the Winter Olympics. For dinner tonight it’s a Seasoned Fried Haddock w/ Tofu Mac & Cheese and Fried Red Potatoes.



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I had Haddock Fillet in the freezer, bought on sale at Kroger a while back. I laid the fillet out in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare it I rinsed the fillet in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Then sliced the fillet into smaller pieces. I then seasoned it with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the pieces in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added Zatarain’s Lemon Pepper Breading Mix. Shook until all the pieces were well coated. I then pan fried them in Canola Oil, frying them about 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Haddock and Zatarain’s is a perfect combo, delicious every time!




For one side dish I made some Tofu Mac & Cheese! I used TOFU SHIRATAKI (Yam Noodle with Tofu) MACARONI SHAPE which is only 20 calories and 1 net carb per serving! To prepare it I used 1 serving of Velveeta 2% Cheese, a small handful of fresh shredded Dutch Gouda (for that creamy texture), 2 teaspoons Hungarian Paprika, and Sea Salt and Ground White Pepper (to taste). To start drain and rinse the Tofu thoroughly. Microwave for 1 min., to reduce the authentic aroma. Dry very well and jut use as you would regular cooked noodles. Add the ingredients and stir until well mixed. I then put them in a small sauce pan and heated it on medium, heated until the Cheese was melted and Tofu was heated through. Came out rich and creamy with a nice flavor. I should you use House Tofu Shirataki – Tofu Shirataki more often, no excuse not to except I forget about buying it. Kroger has a small variety of it sometimes but it’s Jungle Jim’s International Market that has it in all varieties and always in stock. Makes a fine side dish and a good alternative to Pasta.



For my other side dish I peeled and sliced up some small to medium-sized Red Potatoes and pan fried them in a Cast Iron Skillet. After thin slicing them I rinsed them off and dried them with a paper towel. Then seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn. Then pan fried them in Cat Iron Skillet in Canola Oil, turning them over several times with a spatula until they were starting to brown on both sides. Love Potatoes and love the pan fry method! A delicious dinner for a cold Winter’s Day, and saved a lot on calories and carbs by having Fish and by using Tofu Macaroni. For dessert later a Weight Watchers Vanilla Swirl Ice Cream Cone.




tofu mac

House Tofu Shirataki – TOFU SHIRATAKI (Yam Noodle with Tofu) MACARONI SHAPE 8oz.

A Dieters Delight! With only 20 calories, 3g carbs per serving and no cholesterol, Tofu Shirataki is a pasta lovers’ dream! And as a great bonus-it’s gluten-free!
It is a healthy, uniquely textured noodle – that pleases people of all ages!

What’s all this noodley hubbub about? It might seem like these pasta enthusiasts are just over-excited, but these are real people who are really crazy about Tofu Shirataki!
Tofu Shirataki is a stunning pasta alternative made by blending the flour of the Konnyaku – a member of the Asian yam family and tofu. It is a healthy, uniquely textured noodle that has noodle lovers raving.
Tofu Shirataki has been pegged as a pasta alternative because unlike pasta, it’s gluten-free, low in calories and low in carbs! It’s also cholesterol-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan and kosher certified. Offered in a variety of shapes including, macaroni, spaghetti, fettuccine and angel-hair we have enough to satisfy all your noodle needs!
Can you ask for more? Our fans don’t think so. Read some additional reviews if you need more convincing, but the secret is in the Tofu Shirataki!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 113g / 4.0oz
Servings per Container: 2
Per Serving
Calories 20
Fat Calories 5
Per Serving %DV
Total Fat – 0.5g 1%
Sat. Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g %
Cholesterol – 0mg 0%
Sodium – 15mg 1%
Total Carb. – 3g 1%
Fiber Less Than 2g 9%
Sugars 0g

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