We went out fishing to test out the new fishing gears we got from Catskillfishing. You can check out surf rods review before purchasing the gears you need. Without so much ado, I ended catching a nice medium-size salmon. Since we are spending the night on the boat and decided to bring home the meat and cook the head, I decided to look through the internet for a good fish sauce recipe for pasta.
Italian Pasta with Fresh Salmon
I flipped through Italian cooking styles on the net. I located a good fish-head sauce recipe and started following the instructions step by step. The boat was limited with cooking utensils so I just settled on the largest pan I can find and sauteed the garlic and onions we brought to the trip.
As soon as the onions and garlic become golden brown, I removed the spices from the pan, set them aside and laid the fish in the pan next. I turned the burner to high heat and flipped the head from side to side until they look nicely cooked. Then I scooped the fish head out and lay it next to my spices. While cooking the fish head, good chunks of meat slide out of the head while frying them on the pan, that too, I set aside.
I reheat the pan and placed the spices (onions and garlic) and fish head back to the pan and sauteed them real good together. This time though, I haven’t added the good fish meat that came apart while frying ’em. And while in the process of sauteeing the ingredients together, the mix became gelatinous. My source said it was normal.
Then I combined the rest of the ingredients into the pan – simmered tomatoes, parsley, and some water (just enough to loosen the thickness the gelatinous mixture). In addition to water, I added a little white wine. Soon after, the mixture looked delicious with its red and savory color. Then I added the good fish meat in. After simmering, it was chow time.
The mix of pasta and the fish-head sauce was delightful. Everyone (five of us) had a really good meal. The rest of the evening was great as we spent the night looking at the night sky with the big round moon giving us light.