June 8 is World Oceans Day, a growing global celebration honoring our great blue seas. This year’s theme is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet, and there's no better way to honor the effort than with a sustainable seafood dish. Here, F&W’s best recipes perfect for World Oceans Day.
1. Roasted Sardines with Olives, Capers and Parsley
Here, San Francisco chef Chris Cosentino pan-fries omega-3-rich sardines with an extra-flavorful mix of olives, capers, lemon zest, parsley and chiles. To make this more of a main course, he prepares a crunchy salad of artichokes and sunchokes to eat alongside.
2. Creole Shrimp with Garlic and Lemon
Eco-minded chefs are cooking with wild American shrimp, but not just for ethical reasons. As Tory McPhail of Commander's Palace in New Orleans says, "They taste cleaner and crisper, since they swim in the tides."