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Crispy Chesapeake Ray Stinger Ceasar Dressing

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Spring is when the Chesapeake Bay Stingray returns to breed. Its also a great time to harvest the ray and use it in this months recipe from Chef John Maxwell. Here's the chef with a Chesapeake Ray Stinger Cesar Salad!
For the ceasar dressing
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Eggs 2 Large
  Parmesan cheese 4 Ounce, grated
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Fluid Ounce
  Red wine vinegar 2 Fluid Ounce
  Coarse grain mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon style mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Anchovy fillets 1 Ounce
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
For the chesapeake ray
  Canola oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chesapeake ray 6 Ounce
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ground coriander 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 1 Large, beaten
  Breading mix 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
For serving
  Tomatoes 1 Large, wedged
  Salad greens 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated

1. For the Cesar salad: In a mixing bowl, add eggs, anchovies, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, coarse grain mustard, dijon mustard and garlic. Using a hand blender, blend this mixture well for a 3 - 4 minutes. Simultaneously pour in the olive oil and continue blending until well combined and thick.
2. Season it with parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Whisk this until well incorporated and set it aside.
3. For the Chesapeake ray: In a mixing bowl, add and combine together the flour, coriander powder, salt and pepper, garlic and onion powder.
4. In a deep frying pan on medium high, heat oil for frying the breaded strips of ray.
5. Take the sting ray strips one at a time, coat them well in the breading mix, then into the bowl of egg mixture, and finally into the bowl of flour. Once the oil is hot, deep fry the coated strips of chesapeake ray for about 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Once done, remove the strips and set them aside.

6. Take a serving plate with salad green, arrange the tomato wedges at the side and place the deep fried ray strips on top of the salad greens.

7. Serve this chesapeake ray drizzled with ceasar salad and garnished with parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2439 Calories from Fat 2077

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 235 g362.1%

Saturated Fat 30.4 g151.9%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 184.5 mg61.5%

Sodium 2888.3 mg120.3%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 25 g49.3%

Vitamin A 19.5% Vitamin C 19.7%

Calcium 48.6% Iron 24.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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