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Newfoundland is known for its abundant fishing industry and its delicious seafood dishes. Here are some popular fish recipes from Newfoundland:
- Fish and Brewis: This traditional Newfoundland dish is made with salt cod and hard tack, a type of hard, dry biscuit. The cod is soaked overnight to remove the salt, then simmered in a flavorful broth with onions, bacon, and spices, and served with the hard tack.
- Fish Chowder: This creamy and comforting soup is made with cod, potatoes, onions, and milk or cream, and seasoned with bay leaves and thyme.
- Pan-Fried Cod: Fresh cod is seasoned with salt and pepper, then dredged in flour and fried in a hot skillet until golden brown and crispy.
- Baked Salmon: Fresh salmon is seasoned with lemon, herbs, and spices, then baked in the oven until tender and flaky.
- Fish Cakes: Shredded salt cod is mixed with mashed potatoes, onions, and spices, then formed into cakes and fried until crispy and golden brown.
These are just a few of the many delicious fish recipes that can be found in Newfoundland. Whether you prefer your fish baked, fried, or simmered in a soup, there are many options to choose from, each showcasing the fresh and flavorful seafood that the province is known for.
“Fish and Brewis” has long been one of the most common meals served in Newfoundland and Labrador and during the First World War (1914 -1918) Newfoundlanders were determined to see the meal served to the ‘boys’ of the Newfoundland Regiment. Click on above photo to see recipe.