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Flounder with Collards Recipe | The Sportsman’s Table

On this week’s Sportsman’s Table we are at beautiful Murrells Inlet, South Carolina and Wicked Tuna restaurant. Our guest chef today is chef instructor Tom Mullally with Grand Strand Catering, based in Myrtle Beach. For today’s dish we’re going local all the way, with fresh, local flounder and collards.

Seared Flounder over Red Peas & Collards with Rice Cake, Carrots, and Basil Sauce

*Flounder*

2- 6 oz. Portions of flounder Fillets.  Season with Salt & Pepper. Sear in Oil on Medium – High Heat until Golden Brown on Both Sides.  Finish Cooking in a 400 Degree Oven for Five Minutes if Needed.

*Red Peas* (Or favorite Bean or Lentil)

  • ½ Cup Raw Peas
  • ½ Cup Small diced Peeled Carrots
  • ¼ Cup Small Diced Onions
  • !/4 Small Diced Celery
  • 3-4 Cups of Chicken or Vegetable Stock

*Sweat the Vegetables in 75% Oil and 25% Whole Butter over Medium Heat for 2-3 Minutes.  Add Chicken Stock and Simmer for 45-60 Minutes until Peas are Soft. Once Cooked, Strain Extra Stock if Needed, Season to Taste with Salt & Pepper, and 1-2 Ounces of Whole Butter.

*Rice Cake*

  • 1 Cup of Cooked White Rice
  • ¼ Cup Diced Roasted Red Bell Pepper
  • 3 tbsp Finely Diced Scallions
  • 1-2 oz Grated Parmesan
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 3-4 tbsp AP Flour or Breadcrumbs, to Bind Rice Cake Together

*Combine All Above Ingredients and Season to Taste with Salt and Pepper.  Form Rice into A Cake about One Inch High and 2 Inches Wide.

*Sear Rice Cake over Medium-High Heat in Oil or Melted Butter Until Golden Brown on Each Side.

*Collard Greens or Kale*

Cook 3-4 Cups worth to your Liking with Bacon, Onions, and Chicken Stock Until Wilted and Not Al Dente, About 45-60 Minutes Cooking Time.

*Basil Sauce*

  • 2 Cups of Fresh Basil Leaves
  • ½ Cup Olive Oil
  • 1-2 Garlic Cloves
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

*Puree All Ingredients Together & Place in a Small Squire Bottle.

Plating

*Place Rice Cake on Plate, Then Add 1 Spoonful of Collards and One Spoonful of Peas To the Plate.  Place Seared Fish over the Peas & Greens.  Garnish with Your Favorite Vegetables and Squirt Basil Sauce around Flounder.

Bon appetite, Enjoy!

Bacon Wrapped Duck Breast Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Duck Breast w/ Jack Daniels Cherry Sauce served w/ Kickin’ Collard Greens and Wild Rice

Ingredients for Duck
1. Wild Duck Breast
2. 1 tbl. of Sea Salt
3. 1 tbl. of Roasted Garlic Pepper
4. 2 Slices of Bacon

Season the duck with the sea salt and roasted garlic pepper on both sides. Sear in sauté pan on both sides evenly to lock in the juices. Wrap bacon strips around duck and put into oven for about 5 to 7 minutes on 350.

Ingredients for Collard Greens

1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
2. 3 slices bacon
3. 1 large onion, chopped
4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
5. 1 teaspoon salt
6. 1 teaspoon pepper
7. 3 cups chicken broth
8. 1 pinch red pepper flakes
9. 1 pound fresh collard greens, cut into 2-inch pieces

Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon, and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, crumble and return to the pan. Add onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, and cook until just fragrant. Add collard greens, and fry until they start to wilt.
Pour in chicken broth, and season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until greens are tender.

Ingredients for Jack Daniels Cherry Sauce
1. Pint of Jack Daniels
2. 1 cup of Sugar
3. ½ cup of fresh or dried cherries

Heat up Jack Daniels and reduce to about ¼ left in pan. Add cherries and sugar next until it gets to desired thickness. Add more sugar if not sweet enough.