Allergen Friendly, Main Dishes

Chilled Chile-Garlic Noodles with Shrimp

Makes 6 servings This recipe makes more sauce than you need, but it will keep well, so you can use it again in a few weeks. These noodles are great with shrimp, but you can make it vegetarian with crispy tofu or sautéed mushrooms. Ingredients 1 large shallot, thinly sliced […]

Main Dishes

Fritto Misto di Pesce (Mixed Fried Fish)

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 lb squid, cleaned, tentacles and bodies separated 12 medium shrimp (20/25 count), peeled and deveined 1 lb any type of fish, cleaned and skinned 2 cups warm water 2 teaspoons sea salt, plus more for sprinkling 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, or as needed 2 […]

Chef's Notes

Grilling Seafood—Insider’s tips from CIA Chefs

Seafood lovers! You don’t want to miss the joys of grilling this summer! With just a few tips and tricks from our seasoned CIA chefs, your next barbeque is sure to go swimmingly! Chef Sandy Sauter A clean and well-seasoned (with oil) grill is crucial for seafood, since it tends […]


Hot Smoked Salmon

Makes 6 servings Ingredients One 2 to 2 1/2 lb salmon fillet, skin on 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest Directions Place the salmon on a baking sheet with the […]

Main Dishes

Linguine alle Vongole (Linguine With Clams)

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 2 medium leeks 4 to 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, as needed 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 dozen Manila clams or littlenecks, scrubbed 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 fresh bay leaf, broken Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 1 […]

Free Recipes, Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Mignonette for Oysters

Makes 1 cup This is the most very basic mignonette to top fresh raw oysters, and you can add whatever flavors you love best to make it your own. Popular additions include minced chiles, freshly squeezed citrus juice, pomegranate seeds, cucumber, and minced herbs.