Smoked Striper Hunk of Steak Over Brown Rice Spaghetti!!!!

Discussion in 'Fish' started by leah elisheva, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. Happy Sunday to all!

    Today I smoked a huge striper steak that I had sawed from that 46-incher the other day, and stashed in my freezer but thawed to use today.

    I rubbed the fish with avocado oil & smoked on low heat for 32 minutes on my little gas machine, with hickory chips.

    I pulled the meat and used avocado oil, smoked Chardonnay sea salt, chopped raw garlic, fresh basil, fresh figs and brown rice spaghetti to do the rest. And freshly ground tri-colored pepper!

    Amazing skin and meat and combo with the pasta!

    Thanks for sharing in my lunch!

    And my friend who caught that large fish, just caught this 29 incher today, which I scaled, gutted and cleaned and stashed into my fridge!

    It will be stuffed with papaya chutney tomorrow, grilled, and then doused with 151 rum & lit on fire, to char the skin!

    And so, stay tuned!!!

    Cheers and warm wishes, Leah
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2015
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  2. bear55

    bear55 Master of the Pit

    Looks great as usual.  Hope to see a play by play with the other one as well.

  3. Thank you tons Richard! And will do!! Cheers and happy Sunday!!! - Leah
  4. bdskelly

    bdskelly Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Fantastic plate!  [​IMG]

  5. Thank you greatly, Brian! Your fabulous fish post the other day got me inspired!!! Cheers and enjoy your family event too!!! - Leah
  6. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks awesome!!! How do you put all that away?? you have a hollow leg? 

    Awesome post - nice fish and presentation. 

    A full smoker is a happy smoker

  7. Thanks very much Driedstick!

    I DO eat like a lumberjack (was born and raised in The People's Republic of Vermont) and so my portions are mighty large! But, I wouldn't have it any other way.

    This was a treat! Will post yesterday's grilled/drunken fish photos in a little while.

    Many thanks!!! Cheers!!!!! - Leah
  8. Happy Tuesday to all!

    I stuffed that smaller fish (29 incher) with a chutney I made - papaya, capers, green onions & cilantro - rubbed with avocado oil, grilled 30 minutes off of direct heat (old fashioned Cowboy charcoal was pretty hot near it though) then my friend doused it wth Bacardi 151 rum and lit it on fire (the flames didn't show like last week's post, as the rum results in a blue flame that only shows in the dark and I was outside when we were lighting it on fire) BUT, that lent a sweetness, crisped the skin, and created an even moisture throughout as did the chutney!

    Today's leftovers, served with black rice, were superb as well!

    Thanks for sharing in my fish! Cheers!!! - Leah
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2015
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  9. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Leah, Two outstanding looking meals, so two points ! Gotta watch out for that 151 ,its gotten me in a bind once or twice ![​IMG]  [​IMG]  [​IMG]
  10. Thank you so much CrazyMoon!
    Yes, the smell of it even, was similar to jet fuel!
    But once lit, it truly lent something sweet to the fish.
    Happy Tiesday to you! And thanks for your points and comments!!
    Cheers! -Leah
  11. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I was about to say that that's an awful waste of good rum. But, then I realized it was 151, so it's a good use of awful rum.[​IMG]

    Yeah, I've killed a few brain cells with that stuff.
  12. Thank you AK1!

    Agreed! I had learned from the other striper I posted and lit on fire recently, that one needs 100 proof alcohol to light food on fire. (I only learned this after failing to light the other fish with tequila, vodka, and everything dumped on it but to no avail).

    Finally we poured Ronsin on that other fish, to get the flaming money shot pic, and it burned off and we ate it! But, then the rum purchase made sense and it DID add a sweet smell once cooked and great crisped taste on this fish skin!

    I guess that was my 101 course in pyromania thus! Or my 151 course! Smiles.

    Happy Tuesday! Cheers! - Leah

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