Category Archives: Recipes

Smoking Fish at Home

Smoked fish is not too hard to pull off at home and it makes an excellent pate! We also sell Smoked Sunburst Rainbow Trout if you want to skip the smoking (special order recommended). Seafood good for smoking: Bluefish, Jumping … Continue reading

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NC Clams

Topneck Clams harvested near Swansboro, NC A photo posted by Locals Seafood (@localsseafood) on Mar 4, 2015 at 10:39am PST This time of year, North Carolina shellfish lovers are left with an empty feeling. We are sad that Oyster season … Continue reading

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Roasted Monkfish with Braised Red Cabbage, Pancetta, and Truffle Vinaigrette

Serves 4 At New York City’s Gramercy Tavern, Chef Tom Colicchio’s brilliant pancetta-wrapped monkfish has become a signature dish. 1. Pancetta-Wrapped Monkfish – 4 7- to 8-oz. monkfish fillets – 8 thin slices of pancetta Preheat oven to 400 degrees. … Continue reading

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Oyster Stew Recipe

submitted by Chapel Hill customer, Susan Whitney INGREDIENTS 1⁄4 pound bacon, cut into 1/4-inch strips 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped celery hearts 3 white potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 cups) Russets work well 14 … Continue reading

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White Perch

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch method: gill net White Perch is a small, silver and green fish common throughout brackish waters on the East Coast. In fact, they are one of the most abundant fish in … Continue reading

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Fish Roe Relish

recipe from strange seafood 1987 edition Recipe from Mrs. Mary Dudley Price Gloucester, NC NC Maritime Museum Strange Seafood Cookbook (1987) 1/2 C cooked roe 2 Tbs lemon juice 3 slices of white bread 3-4 C olive oli Place the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Cooking Technique: Poaching

Flounder is one of the more foolproof fish to cook. It’s a flatfish that provides very thin, uniform fillets that will cook fast and even. This combination of easy cooking and crowd pleasing mild flavor makes it a weeknight dinner … Continue reading

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Getting Gourmet with Dogfish

You may have heard that Dogfish is often a substitute for cod in fish and chips. While fish and chips has its place, you won’t impress the Friday night dinner club. You can turn to Italy for some ideas on how … Continue reading

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Tilefish Collars

“The tilefish collars were amazing! I used the recipe from Bon Appetit! I made a napa cabbage , carrot ,and ginger stirfry to go under them. Thanks for the inspiration and superior products!” – Chapel Hill Farmers Market Customer

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Golden Tilefish

Catch Info: Fish landed at Southport, NC Catch Method: longline Tilefish is perfect for the broiler or a pan roast – it’s a mild white fish that provides the perfect gateway for exploring species that may not have been on your … Continue reading

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