McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. has more than 50 affordable upscale casual dining restaurants that specialize in fish and other seafood dishes in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Half of these restaurants are located in buildings included in the National Register of Historic Places. Each restaurant's menu is printed daily and contains between 85 and 100 made-to-order dishes that incorporate local, regional, national, and international species of seafood and 30 to 40 varieties of fresh fish. The company operates primarily under the McCormick & Schmick brand. Its other names include M & S Grill, McCormick's Fish House & Bar, and Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto.
Seared Ahi Tuna
SEARED AHI TUNA
McCormick and Schmicks Copycat Recipe
2 1/2 (3 oz.) yellowfin tuna
1 1/2 oz. soy sauce
2 teaspoons wasabi
1 tablespoon pickled ginger
1/4 cup Asian cucumber salad
1 sprig parsley
1 set chopsticks
Dust tuna with Cajun spices and sear in blackening pan very quicly (5-10 seconds) on all sides. Carefully slice into 5-6 pieces and fan out on plate. Place ramekin of soy sauce on top left of plate. Place cucumber salad on top right of plate. Place picked ginger to right of wonton cupo. Pipe Wasabi through pastry bag next to ginger. Garnish with parsley sprig.
Asian Cucumber Salad
1/2 pound Japanese or English cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise on a mandoline
1 medium carrot, very thinly sliced on a mandoline
3 scallion greens, cut into thin strips
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
juice of 1 lime
salt and freshly ground pepper
In a large bowl, toss all of the ingredients together and serve.