Shad Roe Poached in Butter

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Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

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  • 1 pair of shad roe
  • Salt to taste, if desired
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • ¼ pound


  1. Trim off excess membranes. Do not split the pair of roe in half although it may separate as it cooks. Puncture the roe in several places with a pin. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Melt the butter in small skillet or casserole with a tight-fitting lid. Add the roe, cover, and let cook over gentle heat about 3 minutes. Using a spatula, carefully turn the