Wednesday, March 26

Armenian Spicy Seafood Bake


Armenian food is heavily influenced by several Mediterrainian cultures and countries. Relying heavily on fresh ingredients, herbs, and spices-Armenian food is a great delight to try. Using a traditional spice blend with a mixture of several seafoods creates a great dish.

Serves 2-4
Full time 1 hour

You will need:

6-8 little neck clams
6-8 mussels
6-8 medium sea scallops
1/2 pound shrimp
2 tbsp butter, diced into 8 pieces 
1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tbsp paprika
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground sumac
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp ground sumac

Let us begin:

Preheat oven to 425'.

In a medium size baking size place diced butter cubes in a spread out layer. Set aside.

Making sure your seafood is thourally cleaned, place all seafood in a large bowl.

Drizzle with olive oil.

Add in all seasoning and toss seafood to completely cover evenly.

Pour covered seafood over butter cubes and spread out in an even layer.

Bake in oven for 10-15 minutes or until clams/mussels have opened nicely and shrimp is a nice shade of pink.

Remove from oven and remove from hot baking dish to stop cooking.

Serve along side some great bread and cheers!