Do you love the flavor of a lobster roll but cringe at the high price? Next time you have a craving for a lobster roll reach for a package of BarcalaRico Salted Pollock Fillets and experience the tastiest mock lobster roll at an affordable price! CFE International invited food bloggers to a Saltfish Recipe Challenge! It was a fun challenge to create with sailfish!
I was invited by CFE International to take part in the bloggers Saltfish Recipe Challenge! I was provided frozen BacalaRico Boned Salted Pollock Fillets to make my tasty dish! I love checking out the bloggers creative spin on how to cook with this always-available-easy-to-cook-with saltfish. It was fun thinking of ways that prepared sailfish can be incorporated into classic dishes! I think you will love my take on a lobster roll!
Dill Saltfish Sandwich Roll aka Not That Rich Man’s Lobster Roll
1 (12oz) package BacalaRico Boned Salted Pollock Fillets, prepared
1 cup whole milk
1 tablespoon classic seafood seasoning
For Creamy Dill Sauce:
1 stick celery
1 green onion
1/4 cup loose fresh dill fronds
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoon spicy or mild cocktail sauce
2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
1/4 teaspoon classic seafood seasoning
4 tablespoons softened butter
3 or 4 split top hot dog buns
1 head bib or butter lettuce, washed and separated
2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
minced dill fronds and chopped green onions
To “prepare” saltfish: Soak salted fish in 6 cups fresh water for at least 8 hours or overnight, changing the water at least three times.
In a large saucepan, bring milk and 1 cup water over medium-high heat. Add prepared saltfish and seafood seasoning. Adjust heat to maintain a bare simmer. Cook until fish flakes easily, about 10 minutes. Drain fish refrigerate to cool.
To prepare sauce: In a mini food processor or mince by hand celery, green onion, dill, and parsley; transfer to a salad bowl. Add mayonnaise, cocktail sauce, lemon juice, sea salt and seafood seasoning; stir until well mixed. Gently fold chilled sailfish into sauce.
To prepare buns: Spread inside of buns with butter and open carefully on to a hot griddle. Grill until toasted.
To assemble: Arrange 1 or 2 lettuce leaves to cover bun and fill with sailfish filling. Sprinkle with red bell pepper, dill, and seafood seasoning. Serves: 3-4 Enjoy!
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