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TheNoodleIncident 11-14-2009 08:49 AM

Root Beer Fish
so i want to make root beer glazed fish tonight...its flounder, which may not be the best choice for this recipe, but its what i have

just looking for suggestions for other flavors to add, or a how to make it come out best....ive seen this done with chicken and pork, but never fish...

i was prob going to season, place in baking dish, pour over root beer, then bake till done

lyndalou 11-14-2009 04:22 PM

Never heard of combining root beer with any kind of fish.

Alix 11-14-2009 04:23 PM

I've never heard of this either, please let us know how it goes.

Michael in FtW 11-14-2009 05:22 PM

I'll add my, "Do What?" to the list. When used with ham it's used to baste the ham and as it cooks it reduces and becomes thicker like a glaze. It would work the same way for a chicken, although I can't recall having ever seen that done. Fish, however is a much different matter - it is too delicate to take the long cooking required for the root beer to reduce into a glaze.

It sounds "interesting" ... please do let us know how it turns out.

TheNoodleIncident 11-14-2009 06:23 PM

yeah, i realize its a bit of a wacky idea...wanted to try something different...but Michael brought up a good point - that the root beer wont have time to reduce to a glaze

i still like this idea, and will work on it again, but its been a long day so i think im going to do something a little more traditional with my fish tonight

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