Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining out is enjoyable, but wouldn't you like to make restaurant quality meals at home? Better yet, why not make the exact dishes you have enjoyed at your favorite local restaurants. Moffly Media looked to the area chefs and restaurateurs for recipes to their most popular dishes and they were happy to oblige. We have collected them all in our virtual recipe box and organized them by contributor and category. Bon appetit!


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Sea Bass Tikka

Contributed by: Tawa
Cusine: Indian
# of Servings: 2
  • 2 sea bass fillet steak 8 oz. each
  • 2 teaspoons carom seeds
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons. cumin powder
  • 4 teaspoons garlic paste
  • 5 teaspoons ginger paste
  • 4 teaspoons gram flour (besan)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric, optional
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper powder
  • 1 /4 cup hung yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil or melted butter for basting
  1. Clean the fish well and make 3 deep diagonal cuts on each side.
  2. Mix yogurt with cream, ginger and garlic pastes, carom seeds, gram flour, white pepper, red chile and cumin powders, lemon juice, salt and turmeric if desired.
  3. Rub mixture on both sides of the fish. Set aside for 2 or 3 hours.
  4. Skewer fish from mouth to tail and roast in a tandoor or grill for 6 minutes or in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F. for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from grill or oven and hang skewers to drip off excess moisture for 5 minutes.
  6. Baste with butter or oil and roast again for 5 minutes.



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