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Catch of the Week
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
From the Proprietor
This week has been a great week for women's health. U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Tom Coburn (R.-Okla.) urged the Food and Drug Administration to revise its dietary guidelines for pregnant and nursing women regarding the consumption of seafood. The senators cited that the FDA's guidelines were inconsistent with recent findings by the United States Department of Agriculture, which states that the benefits of consuming seafood regularly far outweigh the risks. The USDA cited that nutrition from seafood products can play a pivotal role in fetal development as well as during early growth stages, such as infancy and childhood. On the other end of life's spectrum...A new study has linked omega-3 fatty acids (found in many seafood products, such as salmon) to the reduced likelyhood of elderly women developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - an eye disease resulting in severe vision loss and even blindness. I hope all of you will treat yourself to a serving of lean, heart-healthy seafood at least twice a week. Not sure how to prepare a particular fish? Looking to try something new? Just ask one of our friendly fishmongers for assistance. To your health!

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

Recipe of the week
Grilled Marlin

4 (6 to 8-ounce) marlin steaks
Vegetable oil
1 large carrot, julienned
1 cup red cabbage, shredded
1 cup bok choy, thinly sliced
1 cup Chinese cabbage, shredded
1/2 Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
1/2 lemon, juiced
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons honey mustard
3 tablespoons poppyseed dressing
Salt and pepper
1/2 to 1/3 cup olive oil

Season marlin with salt and pepper, rub with olive oil. Grill until they just turn white and are firm. Heat oil in a wok until very hot. Saute carrots and red cabbage until just limp, add bok choy, chinese cabbage and onion, saute until warm but crisp, about 2 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients, excluding the olive oil. Slowly add oil in a small stream until the dressing is emulsified. Place vegetables in the center of the plate. Place grilled marlin on top. Drizzle vinaigrette over marlin and around the edge of the plate. Garnish with fresh orange sections.

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.
Live Crawfish are here!
Call 512.454.5828 to place a reservation. Orders must be placed by Wednesday at 8pm for Friday/Saturday pick up. The current price is $3.99/lb, and the minimum purchase is one sack (approximately 30 lb).

Retail specials
3/17/11 - 3/23/11
* Save $1.00 per lb. on Kajiki / White Marlin (reg. $11.99/lb.)
* Save $1.00 per lb. on Ahi tuna loin (reg. $21.99/lb.)
* Save $2.00 per lb. on Swordfish loin (reg. $14.99/lb.)
Ahi tuna loin
Above: Fresh Ahi tuna loin ($20.99/lb.)

Chef prepared special
Guinness marinated salmon served with a side of Guiness BBQ sauce ($14.99/lb.)

Thought for the week
"A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing." ~ Victor Hugo

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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