Caraluzzi's Local Connecticut Seafood
Connecticaught is a partnership of local fishermen. Maintaining the proud tradition of Connecticut coastal communities, Connecticaught works to maintain our states rich seafaring history while providing the freshest fish and shell fish available. Local Connecticut seafood requires minimal transportation to our stores, making Connecticaught seafood as close to catch as possible.
Fresh Stonington Dry Sea Scallops
Stonington Scallops are the most prized scallop found in the finest restaurants around the world. Flavorful and easy to prepare, scallops are your secret ingredient to transforming bland meals. Unlike “wet” scallops, dry scallops are in their natural state. Wet scallops have been soaked in water and phosphates, causing them to shrink when cooked. Lack of added water in dry scallops also allows the scallop to sear easier, bringing forth a mild sweetness complimentary to most dishes. Add to pasta or a healthy, Asian stir fry.
Broil • Sauté • Pan Sear
Fresh Stonington Red Raw Shrimp
Luscious and tender, Stonington red shrimp are a summer seasonal favorite of many Connecticut coastalites. Akin more to lobster and crab than your typical shrimp, many fans of this bright red delight comment the natural flavor is so decadent that these shrimp can be enjoyed without complex preparation. The Stonington red also enhances traditional pasta dishes, perfectly complements a creamy risotto, or elevates the flavor of traditional shrimp scampi.
Bake • Broil • Sauté
Fresh Live Top Neck Clams
Tender with a delicious yet delicately salty flavor, Top Necks are slightly larger than Little Neck Clams and have a hard shell. Great for clams casino, with pasta or on the half shell and ideal for grilling.
Grill • Bake • Steam
Fresh Live Littleneck Clams
Tender, sweet and small, perfect for steaming, grilling or eating raw.
Raw* • Steam • Grill
Fresh Summer Flounder Fillets
This mild tasting flat fish is a New England staple. Easily prepared, flounder can be dredged in flour then pan fried in both vegetable oil and butter. Seasoned with salt, pepper and lemon, this fillet serves as a simple yet filling meal over a bed of stalky greens, such as asparagus. For an even easier entrée, breaded flounder can be baked in the oven.
Bake • Sauté • Pan Fry
Fresh Monkfish Fillets
Known to taste similar to lobster, monk fillets are made of the fish’s dense & sweet tail. Monkfish fillets are boneless and easy to prepare. Dice and add to pasta, or sauté whole in your favorite wine sauce. Monk fish are also a great option for the health conscious. Considered a source of lean protein, one serving of monk fish contains less calories than the average fish fillet, yet supplies plenty of minerals.
Bake • Grill • Roast