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Classic Seafood Recipes & Fish Recipes

CLASSIC RECIPES FOR FISH, Freshwater and Saltwater

 

STURGEON RECIPES:

  ANY FISH
  ANCHOVIES
  BLUEFISH
  CARP
  CODFISH
  EELS
  HADDOCK
  HALIBUT
  HERRING
  MACKEREL
  PERCH
  REDFISH
  ROCK FISH
  SALMON
  SEA BASS
  SHAD
  SMELT
  SOLE
  STURGEON
  Sturgeon Cutlets or Steaks (1851)
  TROUT

STURGEON CUTLETS OR STEAKS
(Directions for Cookery, 1851)


This is the most approved way of dressing sturgeon. Carefully take off the skin, as its oiliness will give the fish a strong and disagreeable taste when cooked.  Cut from the tail-piece slices about half an inch thick, rub them with salt, and broil them over a clear fire of bright coals. Butter them, sprinkle them with cayenne pepper, and send them to table hot, garnished with sliced lemon, as lemon-juice is generally squeezed over them when eaten.

Another way is to make a seasoning of bread crumbs, sweet herbs, pepper and salt. First dip the slices of sturgeon in beaten yolk of egg, then cover them with seasoning, wrap them up closely in sheets of white paper well buttered, broil them over a clear fire, and send them to table either with or without the papers.

 

 

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