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Catch of the Week
Catch of the Week
From the Proprietor

Greetings Seafood Lovers!

Halibut Season has finally arrived!
Though fished in both the North Pacific and Atlantic, our Halibut hails from Alaska.  Its name is thought to mean “holy flatfish” because it is coveted by many Catholics for consumption on holy days.  Like other Flounder, the Halibut has a migrating eye and “countershading”—its upper side is dark like the ocean floor, and its under belly is white like the light streaming through the water above.  The International Pacific Halibut Commission manages Halibut fishery and outlaws the capture of Halibut less than eight years of age (approximately 30 inches in length) to ensure sustainability.  Uncooked, white flesh of Halibut should be translucent white.  When cooked, the snow white meat loses its glossy appearance and is flaky and tender, though still firm.  Preferred cooking methods are broiling, grilling, and frying; avoid over seasoning, as it will overpower the fish’s naturally-mild, yet delicious taste.
Stop by our Market to take some home tonight!

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

Weekly Restaurant Specials (unless noted all specials are from 6-9p.m.)

Maryland Mondays - Enjoy Alaskan king crab legs boiled Maryland-style for only $19.99/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 - 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! Enjoy with a refreshing glass of Texas wine while your relax to the cool sounds of Austin's own...The Calico Jazz Trio or The Robert Kraft Trio.

Crawfish Thursdays -  Crawfish are brought in  Every Thursday beginning at 4 PM,  our chefs will be hosting a crawfish boil right here at Quality!  Stop by and enjoy the fruits of our labor for only $7.99/lb. Keep in mind that these babies go quick, and it is first come, first serve, so come early!

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 $24.99 each and Dungeness crabs are just $15.99/lb.
 
      
 

Retail Specials
04/11/13 - 04/17/13
* Head on Shrimp ($7.99/lb.)
* Lousiana Crawfish Tails $15.95 (1lb. package)
* Wild Caught King Salmon ($29.99/lb.)
(Pictured above: King Salmon)
 
Chef Prepared Special
Jerk Marinated Shrimp w/ Plantains and Cabbage $15.99/lb.
Our 10-15 Gulf Shrimp seasoned with Walkers Wood Jerk Seasoning and stuffed with plantains and cabbage.
For the adventurous foodie who isn't afraid of a little heat!

Thought for the Week
"From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere." - Dr. Seuss
 
It's Crawfish Season!  Thursday's in our restaurant starting at 4:00 PM $7.99/lb
Sacks of live crawfish are available Thurs-Sat. in our Market.  This week they are $3.49/lb 

Recipe of the Week
(Recipe Courtesy of: Putney Farm)

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

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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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