This is a picture of one of the best eating fish that swims. It is a pompano. This one isn't very large, pompano get twice as large quite frequently, but they can make any recipe taste great.
The Floridia Pompano range from Massachusetts to Brazil, this includes all the Gulf of Mexico. Florida Pompanos are schooling fish that are frequently found in the Florida surf. These fish average only 2 lbs, but they are so highly regarded as a food fish that they usually command the highest price per pound of any fish in the United States.
Here is a great Pompano Recipe.
Oven Baked Pompano
Pompano fillets, about 1/2 pound each
1 tbsp oil or butter. Butter is better.
Cajun Shake or Tony Chacheres creole seasoning to taste.
Preheat the oven to 400 F. Rub the fish with oil. Season lightly inside and out with Cajun Shake or Tony Chacheres creole seasoning.
Bake in a shallow pan 25 minutes. Squeeze lemon over fillets.
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