Tag Archives: Sicilian Seafood Recipes
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Sicilian Grilled Breaded Swordfish: Swordfish all Palermitana

Most of the time when I grill swordfish, I simply coat it with olive oil and sprinkle it with some salt and pepper.  Sometimes I like to kick it up a notch and make swordfish Palermo style (alla Palermitana).  This is a very simple, tasty, and quick swordfish recipe.  The swordfish is first coated with […]

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Octopus and Potato Salad

Octopus and Potato Salad

While visiting my daughters in the Washington, D.C. area, I made a trip to the local seafood market.  Really fresh seafood is hard to come by in the mountains of North Carolina, where my husband and I spend our summers.  I was instantly intoxicated by the variety of fish and crustaceans exhibited, including the octopus.  […]

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Tuna alla Ghiotta (Tonno alla Ghiotta)

Tuna alla Ghiotta (Tonno alla Ghiotta)

There was some outstanding tuna at the market this week so I decided to make Tuna alla Ghiotta.  Making this dish brought back memories of living in Sicily.  I remember the local fishmonger would have a huge fresh-caught swordfish or tuna sitting on a butcher block from which he would hack off a piece of […]

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Grilled Swordfish Rolls – Involtini di Pesce Spada

Involtini di Pesce Spada are swordfish rolls.  Involtini (rolls) are made using meat, poultry, fish, eggplant, and just about anything you can think of to fill and roll up.  These traditional Sicilian swordfish rolls are made of grilled thin swordfish slices stuffed with seasoned breadcrumbs, currants, and pine nuts.  They are simple to make and […]

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Stuffed Calamari

Italians love calamari (squid) and there are so many ways to prepare them – in salads, pasta sauces, grilled, fried, or baked and stuffed.  As a child I remember its only value was its use as fish bait.  Although fried calamari are great, I’m glad to see that other calamari dishes have grown in popularity. […]

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