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Catch of the Week
Catch of the Week
BagFrom the Proprietor
As the weather heats up, your car becomes a more dangerous place for fresh seafood. We happily provide ice with your seafood purchase, but we love it when we see our customers prepared for their commute with a cooler or hot-cold bag. Don't have one? We now have Quality Seafood Market logo hot-cold bags! Available in the retail market for $4.99 each. Even if you don't make regular trips to the market, the bags are perfect for keeping dairy and meat products cold, as well. I hope you have a wonderful weekend, and enjoy this gorgeous sunny weather!

~Carol Huntsberger,
Quality Seafood Market
(Photo courtesy of Rare Magazine)

Crawfish season
Crawfish season is slow to begin because of a series of cold fronts and dry weather. The mudbugs are still very small and expensive. We hope to have live crawfish available in the market by mid-March. Read more about how the weather has affected crawfish season here.

Recipe of the week
Sauteed Frog Legs with Tomato Garlic Butter (Emeril Lagasse)
Frog legs
1 pound large frog legs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Creole/Cajun seasoning
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup minced shallots
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes, peeled and seeded
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
Cut the frog legs in half. Season both the legs and flour with Creole seasoning. In a large saute pan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Dredge the frog legs in the seasoned flour and shake to remove any excess flour. Add the frog legs to the hot pan and saute until golden, turning as needed, about 2 to 3 minutes each side. Add the shallots and garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 1 minute. Add the wine, simmer for 2 minutes, then stir in the parsley. Remove from the heat and serve.

Weekly restaurant specials
Maryland Mondays - Enjoy Alaskan king crab legs boiled Maryland-style for only $18.99/lb while you tap your feet and swing your hips to the sounds of Aunt Ruby's Sweet Jazz Babies!

Taco Tuesdays - $2.00 Seafood tacos (shrimp, mahi mahi or catfish, grilled, blackened or fried) all served with our crunchy slaw and your choice of salsa and tortilla. Wash'em down with $2.00 domestic draft beers!

Go Texan Wednesdays - Lockhart quail filled with our homemade shrimp stuffing. Choose from oven-roasted or golden-fried. Pair it with a glass of Texas wine and relax to the cool sounds of Austin's own...The Calico Jazz Trio or The Robert Kraft Trio.

New Orleans Thursdays - Soft-shell crabs (golden-friend or sauteed New Orleans BBQ-style)...choose from po-boys, dinners, or order a la carte. Perfect with $2.00 Lone Star Longnecks!

Lobsterfest Saturdays - Live Maine lobsters are flown in Saturday mornings and boiled to-order from 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. When in season, we also boil live Dungeness crabs flown fresh from the West Coast. Lobsters are $18.99 each and Dungeness crabs are just $15.99/lb.
Retail specials
3/3/11 - 3/9/11
* Save $1.00 on Turbot fillet (reg. $8.99/lb.)
* Save $0.50 on Alligator pork sausage (reg. $6.99/lb.)
* Save $1.00 on Frog legs (reg. $8.99/lb.)

Chef prepared special
Mardi Gras Catfish: Cajun-marinated Catfish Fillets with Boudin Stuffing ($7.99/lb.)

Thought for the week
"Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds" ~ Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra

Chef's corner: Sean Fulford
Redfish cioppino
Looking for a little inspiration? Watch Chef Sean Fulford (The Bistro at Flat Creek Estate)
prepare his Texas Seafood Feast. In this video, you'll learn how to make Texas Redfish Cioppino and Shrimp Crepes with Lemon Beurre Blanc (recipes coming soon!).

Monday - Saturday
Retail: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Restaurant: 10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Quality Seafood Market
5621 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
Wholesale: 512-452-3820
Retail/Restaurant: 512-454-5828
Fax: 512-452-3702
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