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Smoke and Fire Over Rice

Repurpose your leftovers in less than 30 minutes! All measures are subject to your taste and what you have on hand. Serves 4 Ingredients 3/4 lb smoked fish (smoked lake whitefish is a favorite) 1 can of chipotle peppers in adobo; 4 peppers, 2 tablespoons of sauce ...

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Trout with Orange Saffron Sauce

Serves: 4 Calories: 510  Ingredients SAUCE 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup orange juice Large pinch of saffron Large pinch of sugar 1 tablespoon of onion, minced Salt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter GREENS and FISH 1 1/2 pounds of greens, such as spinach or kale 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided A splash of water, about 3 tablespoons Grated orange zest  Salt to taste 1 1/2 pounds trout...

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Tim’s Salmon BLT

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6605" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 2-4 (depending on number of fillets) [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Recipe by Tim Campbell, aquatic invasive species outreach specialist at Wisconsin Sea Grant Says Tim, "This is an easy spin on a classic BLT that makes it a bit heartier and dinner-worthy. I first tried a...

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Titus’ Quick Pan-fried Fish with Lemon Butter Sauce

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6604" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 2 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Titus Seilheimer is a fisheries outreach specialist at Wisconsin Sea Grant. Says Titus, “With a few basic ingredients and tools, you can make a great fish dinner. I use the same basic preparation for my fish, and then cook depending on...

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Kedgeree

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6534" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] (Great Lakes substitution: whitefish) Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice 1 lb. cooked, flaked fish 4 hard cooked eggs, chopped ¼ cup butter ¼ cup cream 2 tbsp. parsley, minced salt and pepper curry (optional) Directions: Combine all ingredients. Heat in double boiler. From Maine Sea Grant[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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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 fish fillet sliced into taco-manageable pieces, approx. 1" x 2" (salmon, rainbow trout, lake trout, lake whitefish and cisco are good options) 16 - Flour tortillas 1 - Chipotle pepper, chopped 1 tsp. - Sauce from chipotle pepper can 1 - Clove...

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Great Lakes Almondine

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6528" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 2 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 4 fillets trout --- or most other Great Lakes species 1 cup milk 1 t salt 1/8 t black pepper ½ cup flour 8 T butter ½ cup almonds, finely chopped Directions: Dip fillets in milk seasoned with salt and pepper. Coat with flour. Melt 4 teaspoons butter...

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Potato-Fried Fish

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6526" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. freshwater drum, white bass, yellow perch, or other fish fillets, fresh or frozen 1 t salt ¼ t black pepper 1 egg, beaten 1 T water 1 C instant mashed potatoes 1 pkg. (7/10 oz.) dry onion or Italian salad dressing mix Cooking oil Directions: Sprinkle...

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Parmesan Perch

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6524" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 6 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 2 lbs. perch fillets 2 eggs 3 C saltine crackers 1 T pepper Parmesan cheese Cooking oil Directions: Mash the saltines into very fine crumbs; in a separate bowl beat eggs and pepper until well-mixed. Fillets should be patted completely dry, then dipped into the egg...

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Stuffed Whitefish Rolls

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6522" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 3 Tbs of Butter more butter below! 1/3 cup Minced Crabmeat 1/3 cup Small Shrimp 1 or 2 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped 1 tsp Cajun Seasoning kick it up a notch!! 8 Ritz Crackers, crushed 4  oz Whitefish Fillets 1 Lemon 1 Tbs of Butter Toothpicks Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease...