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By toxicfur (Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 09:16:17 AM EST) RFC, food, recipes (all tags)
In my recent request-for-recipes diary, LinDze offered a recipe for Swordfish and Bok Choy with Wasabi Wine Reduction. The recipe looked remarkably simple (and ana and I both love swordfish), so after finding bok choy and making a trip to the local fish market, I was really looking forward to giving it a try.


I got the swordfish ready (patted dry, salted, peppered and bushed with olive oil) and then began to make the wine and wasabi sauce. Mixing the wasabi paste cleared my sinuses out nicely, and I mixed everything together - except for the wine. We only had about a half a cup of red wine left, so I called ana, who was on the way home from work, on hir cell. Miracle of miracles, there was an answer, and wine was procured.

This dish was superb. I managed not to overcook the swordfish, and the outside was slightly crisp while the inside nice and moist. The bok choy was the perfect accompaniment. I was worried that a red-wine reduction would overpower the fish, but the swordfish stood up nicely, and the combination of flavors worked very well. There are two things I'll change the next time I make this: 1) I'll reduce the amount of soy sauce by about a third, as it overpowered the rest of the reduction; and 2) I'll add a bit more wasabi to the mix.

The dish took only about 30 minutes to make, including mixing the sauce and prepping the fish and bok choy. It was also just about the right amout of food - I had enough to eat without being overstuffed.

I rate this dish a mango: absolutely delicious, and something we will eat again and again.

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careful on how often you eat it by sasquatchan (2.00 / 0) #1 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 10:11:22 AM EST
All that mercury and PCBs can't be good for you. I don't eat swordfish any more, preferring to get my heavy metal and toxins from tuna ;)


Man, by toxicfur (4.00 / 2) #2 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 10:14:56 AM EST
between you and Bob Abooey citing the health risks of every damn thing I cook, I'm never eating again!
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I'd be careful by sasquatchan (4.00 / 1) #3 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 10:25:23 AM EST
listening to man on the whey.. And have you heard his rants on hummus ?

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Oooh, salmon is safer than tuna by georgeha (2.00 / 0) #4 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 11:18:22 AM EST
too bad it doesn't fit in a wrap as well.


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Wine by ad hoc (2.00 / 0) #5 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 11:28:28 AM EST
Sucks living in a dry town, doesn't it?
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Indeed it does. by toxicfur (2.00 / 0) #6 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 11:34:04 AM EST
Fortunately, we live only a couple of miles from a decent-ish liquor store. We do need to make another trip to the one in Davis Square, though - I need good beer.
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Not so bad. by ana (2.00 / 0) #7 Wed Jun 28, 2006 at 11:35:00 AM EST
But you can tell where the town line is; that's where the liquor stores are.

And I was handed a good excuse to go buy gas.

Can you introspect out loud? --CRwM

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