From cooking fish to boiling lobster tails, most home cooks are intimidated by seafood. It seems hard to know how to cook seafood but, as a professional chef, I can confidently tell you that cooking seafood is just as easy as cooking steaks or chicken. What's the trick? It's all about technique.
You don't have to be a culinary graduate to get this down. Knowing how to prepare seafood is as easy as mastering the technique that works best for each item. Don't know whether to poach, steam, bake, fry, or cook en papillote (a fancy way of saying, cooked in parchment)? No problem! This excellent chart from Fix.com will teach you how to cook via each method.
And, if you're feeling brave, you can even cook seafood in the dishwasher! Read on for the details and to find your new favorite seafood recipe.
How to Cook Seafood
So, what do you think? Are you ready to host the neighborhood seafood boil? Are you brave enough to try the dishwasher trick? Let us know which was your favorite method!