Ed Dombrowski of Lee’s Farmers Market in Murrells Inlet SC cooks up Seared Wahoo with Tasso Cream Sauce.
Wahoo in Tasso Ham Cream Sauce
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 1/4 pound tasso, cut into small dice
- 2 tablespoons minced shallots
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 Wahoo Filets 6-8oz each
In a large saute pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Season Wahoo with salt and pepper. Sear each side for 3 mins then place in oven for 7-9 mins. In a pan, add oil and get it hot over med high heat. Add the tasso and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the cream and bring to a boil. Lower the heat slightly and simmer until reduced by half, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the green onions, hot sauce, lemon juice, and salt. Add the butter and cook, stirring, until incorporated and thick. Remove from the heat and adjust the seasoning, to taste. Place Wahoo on plate a spoon sauce over fish.