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Baked abalone

bugz on da barbebugz on da barbe Posts: 35
edited November 2011 in Seafood

1 whole abalone removed from shell, cleaned and tenderized. (put in a 1 gallon ziplock bag and smack with a 2x4  4-5 times on each side. not to hard or it will split open, you will feel the texture change)

place in 2 layers of alumminnum foil.

add:

2 tsp. capers

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tbl spn lemon juice

1/4 cup good white wine

1/4 tsp gound pepper

2tbl spn butter

close foil tightly, place in backing pan.  bake in oven or egg at 350' for 1 hour.

save juices, slice vertically, a little less than 1/4" thick, place on serving platter & pour saved juices over the top and serve ASAP.  GREAT with wild rice and fresh steamed veggies.

 

 

Comments

  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102

    Never had the flesh of one of these ... :((  ... just a decorative shell!

    I live in Ontario ... a long way from the left coast ...

    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    Abalone civiche is fantastic.
    Where do you get yours?
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • bugz on da barbebugz on da barbe Posts: 35
    edited November 2011
    I freedive for them off of the California coast.  Usually off the coast of  Sonoma or Mendicino county.  Ain't nothing better than fresh abalone!!!!
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    That's great ... now how do I get some?
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    Go to sonoma or mendicino county?
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,474
    And free dive. A lot of work for that little sucker.
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • I don't even know what the hell y'all are talking about. Is it like a minner or a bream or a bass?



    Paul
    thebearditspeaks.com. Go there. I write it.
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    nah. big-ass snail lookin thing.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,474
    Looks like snail or conch from the ocean.
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • bugz on da barbebugz on da barbe Posts: 35
    edited November 2011
    Yep, Stike your right!  An Abalone is a ocean snail.  Minimmum legal size is 7" across the shell.  We freedive for them in 1-35ft of water. One of my favorite ways to fix them is to slice, pound, dredge in flour, dip in beaten eggs and flash fry in a REALLY HOT pan.  Served with a green salad and fresh sourdough bread.
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