Category Archives: Dishes

Recipe: Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Bourbon and Vanilla

GW Fins’ Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon and Vanilla One of our most popular side dishes, as well as most-requested recipes. Bring home something sweet and warm this winter! (Makes 8 Servings)   3 lbs.   Sweet Potatoes, Peeled, Cut 2” cubes 3   Very Ripe Bananas, Peeled and Sliced 1 cup   Heavy Cream […]

Wasabi Crusted Wahoo

Another great dish on the menu at GW Fins is the Wasabi Crusted Wahoo, which we serve rare accompanied by pickled ginger slaw, sticky rice, baby bok choy, and sweet soy butter. Wahoo is another great local fish that we get out of the Gulf of Mexico. Wahoo is also found in the Caribbean and […]

Yellowfin Tuna

One of the most popular dishes on our menu is #1 Yellowfin Tuna, which we serve rare, accompanied by sticky rice, Asian vegetables, and sweet soy butter. This dish takes advantage of Louisiana’s vibrant tuna harvests. Louisiana is the #2 tuna producer in the U.S., behind Hawaii.  Our tuna is ultra-fresh, as long-line tuna boats […]

Blackened Swordfish

Another popular dish at GW Fins is Blackened Swordfish with crispy shrimp, spinach, mashed potatoes, roasted corn butter, and chili hollandaise. Swordfish is a wonderful local fish from the Gulf of Mexico. Swordfish is at its freshest here, as long-line boats out of Dulac, LA go out to sea for very short periods of time […]

Wood-grilled Lemon Fish

One of the many great local fish on our menu is Lemon fish or Cobia. We typically serve this fish wood-grilled- it is currently on our menu with Thai-style mirliton slaw, blue crab fritters, and chili oil. During the summer, we often serve wood-grilled Lemon fish with four-melon salsa (shown here), a lighter way to […]

Parmesan Crusted Flounder

A very popular dish as GW Fins is Parmesan Crusted Flounder with Jumbo Lump crab, asparagus, crispy capers, Meyer lemon, and brown butter. While there are 18 species of flounder in the northern Gulf of Mexico, flounder in Louisiana typically means southern flounder. This locally caught fish has lean white meat with a delicate flavor […]

Sautéed American Red Snapper with Shrimp Etouffée

One of our most popular dishes is Sautéed American Red Snapper with shrimp etouffée, Louisiana Jasmine rice, and lobster butter. American Red Snapper is one of the many finfish caught in the Gulf of Mexico. Red Snapper flesh is white with a pinkish tinge. It is mildly sweet with a firm texture. Our dish features […]