Old Fashioned Poorman's Lobster

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Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

this is a change of pace rather then steamed fish this is boiled in a mild brine it is very good if you like fish give this a try

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  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 lb cod fish fillet, frozen or you can use fresh fish of you choice just reduce time
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons pickling spices, tied in cloth bag
  • 6 -8 cups water
  • 12 cup melted butter


  1. fill dutch oven or large pot with water add salt lemon juice tie spices in a cloth bag and drop in water. Bring liquid to a boil drop in fish and boil until tender 15-20 minutes for frozen less time for fresh fish serve with melted butterto dip fish in enjoy.