Delicious Recipes

Lemon Pepper Salmon or Rockfish Sticks

By Capt. Andy Martin – Surprisingly easy to prepare, delicious for even the most picky eater, and great with salmon or rockfish, Lemon Pepper Salmon Sticks and Lemon Pepper Rockfish Sticks are a tasty way to enjoy the bounty of the Oregon Coast, and sure to become a favorite way to serve up the catch … Continue reading “Lemon Pepper Salmon or Rockfish Sticks”

Charter boat captain publishes Oregon Coast seafood recipe book

BROOKINGS, Ore, (Feb. 16, 2024) – Drawing from two decades experience as a full-time ocean charter boat captain and river guide, Capt. Andy Martin has published a recipe book featuring his favorite ways to prepare Oregon Coast seafood. Order Online Now! $12.50 includes free shipping. Captain’s Choice: Recipes From Brookings Fishing Charters is now available … Continue reading “Charter boat captain publishes Oregon Coast seafood recipe book”

Poke delicious way to enjoy albacore tuna

By Capt. Andy Martin – Bursting with flavor, healthy, and easy to make, poke bowls are a delicious and refreshing way to enjoy albacore tuna. Poke has endless possibilities – there are countless ways to marinate the fish, and there are just as many options for toppings. Poke originated in Hawaii, where it is often … Continue reading “Poke delicious way to enjoy albacore tuna”

How to make Rockfish Jerky

Several years ago, a frequent customer on the Miss Brooke pulled out a bag of jerky and started handing out pieces to everyone on the charter boat. Delicious. Dried to perfection, nice salty and smoky taste, a texture almost identical to beef jerky. The rockfish jerky was a hit, and has become a favorite way … Continue reading “How to make Rockfish Jerky”

Coleslaw, tarter sauce and cocktail sauce: Fish and chips essentials

While quality fish fillets and fresh potatoes are the key ingredients to “fish and chips,” a good side of coleslaw and generous amounts of homemade tarter and cocktail sauce are essential to completing a fish dinner. Coleslaw, a popular dish with early American settlers in New England, is a staple at fish and chip restaurants. … Continue reading “Coleslaw, tarter sauce and cocktail sauce: Fish and chips essentials”

Salmon chowder easy and delicious

By Capt. Andy Martin – The thrill of catching hard-fighting king and coho salmon is a top draw to the Oregon Coast. Salmon also are highly prized because they are so delicious to eat. Whether grilled, baked or smoked, salmon are one of the most popular fish to eat. They also make great chowder. Salmon … Continue reading “Salmon chowder easy and delicious”

Easy, delicious rockfish chowder recipe

By far, our most requested recipe has been rockfish chowder. Our customers love it, and almost everyone who tries it says it one of their favorite ways to prepare their catch. Perfect for rockfish, lingcod or halibut, this recipe will have you coming back for seconds. Here’s a look back at Capt. Andy’s rockfish chowder … Continue reading “Easy, delicious rockfish chowder recipe”

Grilled Rockfish and Shrimp

By Capt. Andy Martin – The mild flavor of Oregon Coast rockfish makes it a favorite for fish and chips and fish tacos, but it’s also amazing when combined with large shrimp or prawns, marinated and grilled. This is the perfect recipe when you want to enjoy rockfish or lingcod without frying it, and want … Continue reading “Grilled Rockfish and Shrimp”

Creamy Lingcod and Shrimp Pasta

By Capt. Andy Martin – While most people prepare lingcod, rockfish or halibut as fish and chips, or fish tacos, the mild white fillets of these abundant Oregon Coast species also taste great when added to pasta recipes. Creamy Lingcod and Shrimp Pasta with Mushrooms combines the bounty of the Oregon Coast with an easy, … Continue reading “Creamy Lingcod and Shrimp Pasta”

Chipotle Rockfish, Shrimp and Bacon Tacos

By Capt. Andy Martin – We get to enjoy Taco Night a few times a week at my house, and typically we try a different version of rockfish tacos. Running a charter boat business, we get plenty of fresh rockfish and lingcod fillets to take home and try new variations of tacos. Recently we tried … Continue reading “Chipotle Rockfish, Shrimp and Bacon Tacos”

Delicious Fish Taco Recipe

By Capt. Andy Martin – Without a doubt, fish tacos are one of the most popular dishes to enjoy freshly caught rockfish, lingcod, surfperch or halibut. Nearly everyday on our charter boats, we hear “That will make a taco,” or “Fish tacos tonight!” Customers love fish tacos, our crew loves fish tacos, and visitors to … Continue reading “Delicious Fish Taco Recipe”

Seafood Bisque great way to enjoy rockfish, crab

The delicious combination of Oregon Coast rockfish, crab and shrimp in a thick, creamy soup will have your family coming back for seconds, and friends or co-workers over for dinner impressed. Seafood Bisque, which resembles clam chowder – but without the clams, potatoes and bacon – is surprisingly easy to make, yet rivals the menu … Continue reading “Seafood Bisque great way to enjoy rockfish, crab”

Grilled salmon healthy, delicious and easy

When preparing ocean-fresh salmon, or chrome-bright kings from the lower Chetco, Smith or Rogue rivers, simpler is better. There is no reason for fancy marinades or elaborate sauces, as fresh salmon from the ocean, bay or tidewater are already full of flavor. Grilled salmon is healthy, delicious and easy to prepare. Applying a dash of … Continue reading “Grilled salmon healthy, delicious and easy”

Parmesan Rockfish tasty way to enjoy catch without frying

Fried fish and chips is a delicious way to enjoy a day’s catch of rockfish, lingcod or halibut, but baked fish is a tasty alternative to deep fried fillets. Aside from being healthier, baked fish, when cooked properly, tastes great, is easy to prepare and clean up, and adds variety for anglers who enjoy weekly … Continue reading “Parmesan Rockfish tasty way to enjoy catch without frying”

Mediterranean Baked Rockfish, Lingcod and Halibut

A fresh, delicious way to enjoy the Oregon Coast catch of the day, bursting with citrus flavor, easy to make, and a breeze to cleanup is Mediterranean Baked Rockfish, Lingcod and Halibut. This recipe is perfect for anyone seeking a healthy alternative to fish and chips, or those counting carbs. It is especially good after … Continue reading “Mediterranean Baked Rockfish, Lingcod and Halibut”

Rockfish Puttanesca

By Capt. Andy Martin – One of the perks of running a charter boat on the Oregon Coast is an ample supply of rockfish and lingcod fillets to enjoy with our families and try new recipes with. One of the captains who runs out of the Brookings Fishing Charters office, Capt. Rich Signorello, says his … Continue reading “Rockfish Puttanesca”

Brown Sugar Cured Smoked Salmon or Steelhead

Smoking salmon or steelhead is one of the most popular ways of enjoying the highly prized Oregon Coast fish. While there are dozens of great recipes for smoked fish, our favorite involves a quick and simple dry cure that is both sweet and salty, but not too much of either. Brown sugar cured salmon or … Continue reading “Brown Sugar Cured Smoked Salmon or Steelhead”

Southen Fried Rockfish

By Capt. Andy Martin – Years ago I enjoyed the chance to spend a week fishing in Venice, Louisiana. We spent a few days fishing for redfish in the Mississippi Delta, and some time in the Gulf of Mexico, catching yellowfin tuna near the offshore oil rigs. On the final day, the lodge I fished … Continue reading “Southen Fried Rockfish”

Manhattan clam chowder a tasty, low-carb altenative to traditional chowder

By Capt. Andy Martin – Growing up on the Oregon Coast, traditional New England clam chowder, and other seafood dishes, were readily available. We ate seafood several times a week. A dish my family never enjoyed is Manhattan clam chowder. The thought of a tomato-based clam chowder just wasn’t appealing. I first made Manhattan clam … Continue reading “Manhattan clam chowder a tasty, low-carb altenative to traditional chowder”

Grilled lingcod simple and delicious

Lingcod are one of the most delicious fish caught on our charters. Known for their firm, tasty fillets, lingcod are most often pan fried or deep fried. The fillets also are great when grilled. Here is a favorite grilled lingcod recipe from Capt, Andy that is incredibly simple, yet delicious. The recipe also works great … Continue reading “Grilled lingcod simple and delicious”

Fried oysters an Oregon Coast favorite

Aside from king salmon, Dungeness crab and big lingcod, the Oregon Coast also is known for its abundant oysters. While oysters cannot be harvested by sport anglers – they are actually private property that belong to oyster farms spread throughout the coast – they are readily available at seafood markets and grocery stores. Oyster farms … Continue reading “Fried oysters an Oregon Coast favorite”

Rockfish and Sausage Stew

While fish tacos and fish and chips have long been a favorite way to enjoy the tasty rockfish caught aboard our fishing charters, Rockfish and Sausage Stew is a delicious meal that is great any time of the year. This recipe is easy, quick, and will leave your family or guests wanting a second helping. … Continue reading “Rockfish and Sausage Stew”

Cioppino great way to enjoy rockfish, crab

One of the most delicious ways to enjoy Oregon Coast rockfish and crab is in a bowl of cioppino, a seafood stew with a rich history on the Pacific coastline. Cioppino originated with the Italian immigrants in the San Francisco Bay area in the late 1800s. From its humble beginnings, the tomato- and wine-based seafood … Continue reading “Cioppino great way to enjoy rockfish, crab”

Panko breaded fish easy and delicious

One of the easier and quicker ways to prepare rockfish or lingcod fillets is coating them with panko bread crumbs and frying with a small amount of oil. Delicious, with a crunchy coating, this is a standby recipe for many Oregon Coast anglers. Pour enough oil into a skillet to completely cover the bottom. Heat … Continue reading “Panko breaded fish easy and delicious”

Enjoy albacore tuna year round with these simple recipes

Aside from the thrill of catching them, the great thing about an Oregon Coast albacore tuna trip is the mountain of fillets anglers end up when they get back to the docks. An albacore trip will yield an immense amount of prime fish, which is best enjoyed fresh, and canned for meals later in the … Continue reading “Enjoy albacore tuna year round with these simple recipes”

Sweet Chili Smoked Rockfish

A few weeks ago, frequent customer Glenn Thill brought some smoked rockfish on the boat that was great: sweet, not too dry, good flavor. You wanted another piece after trying it. Glenn shared the ingredients with Capt. Andy, who tried a few versions before settling on this recipe. 1 cup Yoshida’s original sweet teriyaki sauce1 … Continue reading “Sweet Chili Smoked Rockfish”

Oregon Coast fish taco recipe

We are huge fans of fish tacos, and like to share our favorite recipe with customers. Here is a quick and delicious way to prepare fish tacos with Oregon Coast rockfish or lingcod.

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