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Chipotle Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Slaw

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6531" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 1 - Large Lake Superior salmon filet sliced into taco manageable pieces, approx. 1" x 2" (Lake trout, whitefish and cisco are also good options) 16 - Flour tortillas 1 - Chipotle pepper, chopped 1 tsp. - Sauce from chipotle pepper can 1 - Clove...

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Grilled Lake Trout with Lemon Mayonnaise

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6520" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 4 lake trout steaks, about 1 inch thick ¼ cup vegetable oil salt freshly ground black pepper Lemon Mayonnaise 1 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons lemon zest Directions: In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, juice, cayenne, salt and zest. Set aside...

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Grilled Marinated Lake Trout with Herb Butter

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6518" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 8 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 4 lake trout fillets ½ cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup soy sauce ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 garlic clove, minced Directions: In small bowl, combine oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, zest and garlic. Blend well. Place fillets in single layer in shallow...

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Rosalia’s Barbequed Fish

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6501" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]   Ingredients: Breadcrumbs Parmesan Cheese Salt Pepper Dried Oregano Olive Oil Whitefish or trout Directions: First make breadcrumb mixture. Breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, to taste. Mix in your desired to taste, salt, pepper and dried oregano. Mix in bowl and set aside. Take your desired piece of whitefish or trout and roll...

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Salad-Stuffed Rainbow Trout

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6491" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 1 whole rainbow trout, butterflied ½ pound greens (arugula, mizuna, tatsoi, baby kale or baby chard), washed and dried 1 small russet potato 1 lemon ¼ cup really good olive oil 1 tsp. dijon mustard Kosher salt   Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Season the fish inside and out with...

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Fisherman’s Brunch

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6484" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 2 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 1 cup cooked flake fish (lake trout or rainbow trout are good options) 8 frozen tart pastry shells or 1 9-inch pie shell ½ cup grated swiss cheese 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 4 slightly beaten eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Paprika Directions: Bake pastry shells at...

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Vineyard Trout

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   4 trout fillets (6-8 ounces each)   Directions:   Mix the water and wine in a large pan or wok and add the seasonings. Adjust the amount of water and wine to taste. Arrange trout fillets on a rack and steam for 10-11 minutes or until...

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Lake Michigan Fish Chowder

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   1 medium whitefish or lake trout 3 heaping tablespoons bacon fat 2 medium onions, chopped Equal volume celery leaves, chopped 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced 4 large potatoes To cover milk 2 cups fish stock   Directions:   Boil chunks of fish until they flake apart and remove the bones. Save the water for...

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Fish Boil

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6628"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   1/2 pound whitefish or trout (after cleaning) per person (You may also use any other firm- fleshed fish.) 2 small-to-medium-sized red potatoes per person, unpeeled, with the ends tripped 1 medium onion per person, peeled but left whole 1/2 cup salt Large kettle, preferably with a...

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Dad’s Mushroom Masterpiece

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   4 trout or salmon steaks, 6-8 ounces each   Directions:   One to two cups of water are needed to steam the fillets, depending on the pan used. For each cup add 1 tablespoon of salt and stir. Steam the fillets for 9-10 minutes or until...