Asian Carp: If You Can’t Beat Them, Eat Them

While environmentalists in the Great Lakes region worry about the spread of Asian carp, Louisiana chef  Philippe Parola says we should relax and think of new ways to eat the invasive species. The first step is the golden rule of seafood marketing:  change the noxious name. Silver fin gumbo goes great  with kudzu salad.

Update 012410: Here’s what dinner looks like on the Illinois River (via Wild Jumping Carp ):

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2 Responses to Asian Carp: If You Can’t Beat Them, Eat Them

  1. JoAnn says:

    Silver fin gumbo may sound sexy, but check out the damage that a flying carp did to Jodi Barnes, out with her fiance, during a bowfishing trip. The carp jumped and caught her in the face. Ouch, broken jaw!

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