Tag Archive: Asian carp

silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis)

Mar 28

Friday Feast! March 28, 2014

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Modern Farmer talks about the joy of cooking invasive species And Outside talks to our friend Bun Lai about gourmet invasivory Grist is writing about eating Asian Carp It’s open season on feral pigs in British Columbia Sounds like great times were had at the …

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Feb 28

Friday Feast! February 28, 2014

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! How did you spend your National Invasive Species Awareness Week? Dr. Jim Garvey recommends that we eat carp and be happy (also see here) Making invasive species useful at the LA Zoo Ontario introduces Canada’s first invasive species law

Jan 31

Friday Feast! January 31, 2014

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Coastal Heritage talks eating lionfish, and look who made the list of recommended readings! Gizmodo asks “what’s eating Florida?” And we wonder if there are any members on this list that we could eat in return. The return of the polar vortex means more discussion …

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Oct 28

Recipe: Smoked Asian Carp

Battering Asian carp fillets. Photo credit: Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

This recipe was shared with us by Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and Steve Robillard, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (recipe adapted from recipe in Outdoor Illinois, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, May 2002). Ingredients 5 pounds Asian carp steaks or fillets (skin on) 1 cup kosher or pickling salt 1 cup brown sugar Charcoal for smoker Wood chips …

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Sep 23

Recipe: Asian Carp Fritters

This recipe was shared with us by Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and comes from the kitchen of famed chef and invasivore Philippe Parola!  Ingredients 1 pound Asian carp fillets 1 T lemon juice 8 T unsalted butter, melted 2 T bread crumbs 1 T Dijon mustard 1 cup seasoned flour* 1 egg, beaten 4 T vegetable oil *To …

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Aug 31

Out to Eat! August 31,2013

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Chef Bun Lai talks invasive sushi Invasive species cook-off in Oregon Commercial harvest of Asian carp in the Illinois River Open season on Eurasian collared doves in Idaho

Aug 27

Recipe: Fried Asian Carp

This recipe was shared with us by Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and has been adapted from Outdoor Illinois. Ingredients 2 pounds Asian carp fillets, cut into strips* 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal 1/4 cup flour 1 t salt 1/2 t paprika 1/2 t garlic powder 1/2 t onion powder 1/2 t cayenne pepper 1/2 t black pepper vegetable or …

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Aug 19

Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Carp

This spicy recipe was shared with us by Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and comes from the kitchen USGS scientist Duane Chapman, who certainly knows his way around an Asian carp! Ingredients 1½ t paprika ½ t garlic powder ½ t cayenne ¼ t thyme ½ t white pepper ¼ t oregano 1 t salt 2 pounds …

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Mar 16

Out to Eat! March 16, 2013

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Carp Madness fishing tournament fights Asian carp in Kentucky. Dying loons in Lake Michigan provide a nice example of why you should exercise caution before eating invasive species. Invasive Species Advisory Committee meetings cancelled due to federal budget sequestration.

Feb 16

Out to Eat! February 16, 2013

Another helping of eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Carp Madness!  March fishing tournament targets Asian carp in Kentucky. Harvesting Australian crawfish in Zimbabwe Why insects should be in your diet. In other food science, a spoonful of sugar helps the veggies go down?

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