Poor Man’s Lobster
Poor Man’s Lobster! (Tomahawk Resort Ontario Canada)
In a large pot put 5 or 6 cups of water.
Add 2 tbsp. salt (sea salt or kosher salt)
Add 1 cup of sugar, as you bring it all to a boil
stir from time to time to dissolve the salt and sugar.
Once it reaches a boil add 2 thick slices of lemon and your
Northern Pike or Halibut cut into 1 inch cubes (2 to 3 cups)
Once you add all the fish bring it back to a boil and reduce to
a slow boil for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish cubes pretty much
float to the top. (Do not stir the fish) Remove any foam that is
Once the fish is done remove the fish and place the pieces on paper towels. Let rest for a minute or two.
Melt 1/2 lb. of salted butter in the microwave or in a sauce pan and
once it is melted skim some of the solids off the top of the butter then add 1/2 tsp. minced garlic and stir well.
Dip your boneless Northern Pike or Halibut in the butter and enjoy!