Local Recipes

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There are many different seafood recipes and we're sure you'll enjoy most of them. You can pickup fresh seafood from one of our many local seafood markets or do it the old fashioned way, catch it yourself! Check out our local reefs guide to find the best locations to reel in that big catch!

Impress your guests with one of our favorite recipes. Provided to you by Gulf Breeze Sertoma members.


Sautéed Triggerfish

  • 2 ounces clarified butter
  • 7-8 ounces Triggerfish portions
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 ounces white wine
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/2 fresh lemon
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1 ounce jumbo lump crab
  • 2 ounces butter, softened
  • Pinch fresh parsley, chopped

Heat a sauté pan. Add enough clarified butter to coat the bottom of the pan. Apply seasoning liberally to fish with salt and pepper. Place fish in pan and sauté on its side until golden brown. Flip fish over and sauté until cooked thoroughly. Remove from pan. Deglaze pan with white wine. Add shallots and reduce until almost dry. Squeeze lemon into mixture. Add capers and crab. Carefully whisk in softened butter. Add parsley last. Ladle this sauce over the fish. Serve this dish with polenta.

By: Mark Clabaugh

Last modified on 22 May 2017