Sofrito and Grilled Fish Recipe

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Sofrito and Grilled Fish

From Dorothy McNett's recipes at Sofrito is a basic cooking sauce that was brought to the Caribbean by the Spanish settlers. See recipe for Sofrito (Cuban Sauce).

3/4 - 1 cup Sofrito Sauce (or other salsa)
1/2 cup lean boneless ham, cut into 1/2 inch cubes

swordfish, sea bass or other fish steaks
1-2 teaspoons flour or cornmeal
sea salt
freshly ground pepper
2-3 tablespoons annatto oil or olive oil

Make the Sofrito Sauce and add the diced ham and set aside Sprinkle fish steaks with flour, salt and pepper. Heat oil in heavy bottomed skillet. Saute fish about 2-3 minutes per side, do not over cook. Fish should flake easily with a fork. Drizzle 2-3 tablespoons of the sofrito into the pan with the fish to heat thoroughly. Arrange fish on a platter and drizzle with more of the sofrito. Serve.

Recipe created 2008-07-16.

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