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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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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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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 (or salmon or other 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...

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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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Crispy Arctic Char

Crispy Salmon with Roasted Squash and Kale Chips

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6406"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Kale Chips Ingredients: 1 bunch kale, washed and dried 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon sea salt (or more to taste) optional grated parmesan cheese Directions: You can make these ahead of time. Preheat oven to 325°. Remove stalks and tear or cut kale into 1-inch-ish...

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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) Wine bouillon 1 cup water 1/4 teaspoon dill seed 1/4 teaspoon rosemary 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt Directions: Mix water and wine in a large pan. Add seasonings. Adjust the amount of water and wine to taste. Arrange trout fillets...

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Smoked Rainbow Trout Hash with Poached Eggs

[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 tbsp. unsalted butter 2 lbs. boiled potatoes, cooled and diced 2 yellow onions, finely chopped 1/2 lb. smoked U.S.-farmed rainbow trout, flaked into small pieces 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped To taste salt and pepper 4 poached eggs 1 tbsp. fresh...

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Traditional 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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Farmed Rainbow Trout with Sesame, Garlic and Ginger

[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 (6 ounce) fillets boneless, skinless rainbow trout or similar fish 2 teaspoons soy sauce To taste salt and pepper 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 4 green onions, chopped   Directions:   1.Rub rainbow trout fillets with soy sauce. Season with...