All posts by Mack Newton

Broiled Sea Trout with Basil Sauce

Serves 2 Active time: 15 min  Start to finish: 25 min 1 cup fresh basil ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 large garlic clove 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 4 (6-to 8-oz) sea trout, bluefish, or mackerel fillets, with skin Accompaniment: lemon wedge Preheat broiler Finely chop Read More

Lemon and Lime Vinaigrette

Makes about ¾ cup Time 5 minutes An all-purpose vinaigrette, especially wonderful for salads or warm dishes that contain fish.  Lemon and lime juices are less acidic than vinegar, so you can use them in higher proportions.  Do not make this dressing more than an hour or so in advance: lemon and lime juices lose Read More

Spicy Pork Stir-Fry with Broccoli and Ginger

Serves 2 generously 2    tablespoons soy sauce (low sodium) ½   lb pork loin, thinly sliced across the grain and cut into julienne strips 1    bunch broccoli 4    tablespoons vegetable oil 1    large garlic clove, finely chopped 1    (2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced and cut into julienne strips ½   teaspoon dried hot red pepper Read More

Seared Curried Scallops With Zucchini

Serves 2 Active time 20 min  Start to finish 20 min 1 lb sea scallops 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 ½  to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger 1 garlic clove, minced 2 medium zucchini ( ¾ lb total), halved lengthwise and cut diagonally into ½ inch–thick slices Garnish: Read More

Smoked Chicken and Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Mint

Serves 4 2  (6-oz) smoked chicken breast halves with skin, chicken cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1/2  lb sugar snap peas, trimmed and cut diagonally into thin slices 1 english cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut diagonally into thin slices 3  scallions, cut diagonally into thin slices 1/4 cup fresh mint chopped 1 teaspoon minced Read More

Pan Seared Halibut

2  tablespoons of fresh lemon juice 1/2  teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest 2 teaspoons drained capers  chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 plus 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 (1/2-inch-thick) halibut steaks with skin Garnish: lemon wedges Whisk together lemon juice, zest, Read More