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Magnificent Mango Sauce

Ingredients 2 ripe mangoes 3 minced garlic cloves ¼ cup coconut milk 1 tbsp soy sauce (with more or less depending on taste) 2 tbsp sweet Thai chili sauce  2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp lime juice ½ tsp dried crushed chili ¼ tsp turmeric  ...

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Easy Simmering Sauce for Fish

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil 1 medium brown onion 3 garlic cloves, minced ½ tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp chili flakes 1 tbsp curry powder ¾ cup + 1.5 tbsp canned tomatoes ¾ cup + 1.5 tbsp heavy whipping cream ½ cup +...

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In da’ Nile

Don't live denial.  Think of da' Nile and indulge in this flavorful way to prepare fish. What follows pays homage to the Nile River, where tilapia are native and spices, like sumac, are abundant. Serves 4 Begin with about 2 pounds of tilapia raised on Wisconsin farms....

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Balsamic Vinaigrette 

Ingredients ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp honey 1 tsp dijon mustard 1 minced shallot 1 minced garlic clove Salt and black pepper for taste   Method Combine all ingredients, and mix until completely uniform. Make a large colorful salad with extra tomatoes and top with smoked fish and cubes of...

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Lemon Vinaigrette

Ingredients ¼ cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) ¼ cup white wine vinegar 2 tsp sugar 1 tsp coarse salt ¼ tsp ground pepper 1 cup olive oil   Method Combine lemon juice, white wine vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper until uniform in texture. Add oil and whisk until fully combined. Make a salad and...

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Easy BBQ Sauce

Good food doesn't have to be complicated!   Ingredients ⅔ cup ketchup  ½ cup apple cider vinegar  ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tsp paprika  1 tsp cumin 1 tsp kosher salt  1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper    Method Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring...

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Hunter’s Fish Marinade

  Ingredients 1 lb. raw Wisconsin fish ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons fresh parsley  2 crushed or minced garlic cloves 1 teaspoon paprika  1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper   Method Mix together the olive...

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Za’atar Marinade

A Midwest fish meets the Middle East! Ingredients: 1 lb. raw Wisconsin fish 2 tablespoons za'atar seasoning (a combination of dried oregano, thyme, and/or marjoram with sumac and toasted sesame seeds) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon salt ...

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Creamy Lemon Sauce

2 tablespoons butter (divided in half) 3 cloves minced garlic ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste   Methods Melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium-high heat Stir in minced garlic and cook for 20...

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Sriracha Mayo Sauce 

You'll want to dip sushi and other foods into this kicker of a sauce. ½ cup mayonnaise  2 tablespoons sriracha, more or less depending on preferred spiciness 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice (substitutes: lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce or tamari)   Consider adding a...