Priscilla’s Choupique (ShoePick) Patties

2017-11-26
  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 12
  • Prep Time : 2:0 h
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 2:5 h
  • FavoriteLoadingAdd to Recipe Box

Properly called bowfin, the fish carries more aliases than John … trout, cotton fish and in South Louisiana, choupique (pronounced shoe-pick). Like gars, bowfin are bimodal breathers which means they have the capacity to breathe both water and air.

Bowfin are considered a “trash fish” by many, but are treasured table fare to some, who find them quite palatable if cleaned promptly. Preparation can be fried, blackened, used in courtbouillion, or in fishballs or cakes.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fish meat
  • 1 cup prepared mashed potatoes
  • 1 egg lightly scrambled
  • 1/4 cup white onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fine green onions (scallions)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • salt and cayenne to taste
  • 4 tablespoon flour
  • Oil for frying

Directions

Step 1

Combine all ingredients with the exception of the 4 tablespoon flour and oil.

Step 2

Pat hand with the 4 tablespoon flour and roll into egg size balls.

Step 3

Refrigerate for one hour.

Step 4

Fry until golden; garnish with parsley.

Recipe Type: ,

Comments

Loading Facebook Comments ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Average Member Rating

(0 / 5)

0 5 0
Rate this recipe

0 people rated this recipe

0 views

Related Recipes:
  • Peach Pie

    Perfect Peach Pie

  • Eggplant Beef and Pork Dressing

    Beef and Pork Eggplant Dressing

  • Freezing Corn on the Cob

    Freezing Corn on the Cob

  • Audrey's Fruit Salad

    Audrey’s Fruit Salad

  • Lentil Soup

    Lentil Bean Soup

about us    ask maw-maw    blog    contact us    cooking tips    heritage   
guestbook    privacy policy    recipes a-z    recipebox    register    submit a recipe!