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We’re loving these new ‘Lent Friendly’ dinner ideas! Even if you’re not participating in Lent, these dinner ideas will make the whole flock happy. And as we head into crawfish season this month, we’ve included a recipe to get an early fix!
I’ve also included a few wine pairings in this post that go fabulously with lighter dishes and seafood. Love that Citrus Glazed Salmon with avocado quinoa you see above? You can get it at Dish Society at all three locations in the Houston area (Galleria, Memorial Green, and LaCenterra in Cinco Ranch) this month. Want to try it something similar? Get the recipe for Central Market’s Slow-Roasted Citrus Salmon with Herb Salad here.
Z’Tejas Miso Glazed Salmon
Tackle Z’Tejas’ recipe for Miso Glazed Salmon, which is low in fat and high in protein. Salmon is packed with Omega-3 fatty acids and loaded with vitamins and minerals. If you’re upping your fish content this Lent, you’ll may be happy to learn it’s a recommended as a heart-healthy food by the American Heart Association.
Fried Catfish with Cracked Rice Crust
Give that fried catfish a new spin with a crispy cracked rice crust! This recipe from Louisiana Travel prepares catfish with this crunchy topping — keep the lemon wedges handy! Get the recipe here.
Auslander’s Pecan Crusted Trout with Sweet Potato Medallions, Braised Swiss Chard, & Tarragon Hollandaise
Dock here for this crispy fish dish from Auslander in Fredericksburg. The recipe uses Texas pecans in its batter. At the restaurant, they make it with the freshest possible catch of the day, so be sure to ask your local fish market for their picks! We’ve included the recipe for their fried sweet potato medallions, braised swiss chard with pearl onions, and tarragon hollandaise like Auslander prepares it in this recipe right here.
Thinking Chardonnay? Don’t make it ‘complicated’ … check out the Complicated Chardonnay 😉 Get details on this amazing wine right here.
Foxhole Culinary Tavern’s Salmon Ceviche Tostadas
How’s this for a twist on fish tacos? Our friends at Foxhole Culinary Tavern in Austin, who we featured earlier in our third season of Goodtaste with Tanji, makes these nautical noshes with a chipotle and lime vinaigrette and fresh strawberries. Watch the video below to see them prepare these Salmon Ceviche Tostadas.
This dish was made for a lovely Pinot Noir that won’t overpower the flavors. You can count on the Rose Rock Pinot Noir for a great red wine pairing. Get more details on this pairing here.
White Fish with Black Bean Mole & Pineapple Nopalito Salsa
This recipe for Pan Seared White Fish with Black Bean Mole & Pineapple Nopalito Salsa is from our friends at Goya Foods is perfect for fresh mahi-mahi or halibut. It’s made with an iron-rich black bean mole and a fruity fresh salsa and is so tasty! It’s a light and healthy dish you’ll love with the Silk Oak Sauvignon Blanc — get more details on this pairing right here.
Pan Shrimp with Caramelized Citrus, Carrots, Onions & Broccolini
Chop your veggies and turn on your oven: you’re almost halfway to preparing this easy fish dinner! Central Market makes this “one (sheet) pan wonder” with caramelized citrus, which infuses brightness into the dish. Get the recipe here.
Osso & Kristalla’s Creole Marinated Italian Shrimp
You’ll crave the coast with this stunning shrimp dish from Osso & Kristalla in Houston. This amazing weeknight dinner takes little preparation. We featured Osso & Kristalla earlier this year — watch the video below to see how Executive Chef Danny Trace makes it! Get the full recipe here.
We’re loving this refreshing salad with an Italian twist, so naturally, Prosecco works great with this one! We love the Lamberti Extra Dry from H-E-B — just $14 a bottle! More details here.
Harold’s Crawfish Pasta
Craving crawfish already? Reel in this luxurious Crawfish Pasta from Harold’s in Houston — a recipe we’re always keeping on our rotation this time of year! Whatever you do — don’t forget the hot sauce!