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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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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...

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Creole Sautéed Whitefish

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6516" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 6 - 8 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 2 medium whitefish fillets (about 1 ½ pounds total) 2 ½ tablespoons minced green onion 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 tablespoons margarine or butter Creole Seasoning 1 teaspoon pressed garlic ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½...

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Baked Great Lakes Parmesan

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7354" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 1/3 cup mustard (substitutes include mayonnaise, sour cream or pesto) 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons chopped green onion 1 tbs. lemon juice ~1 lb. whitefish, trout or burbot fillets, or any boneless fillets (skin-on or skinless) Garnish with any combination of: lemon slice, cilantro, more...

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Fried Whitefish Tacos

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6493" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 4 cups vegetable oil 12–16 corn tortillas 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 cup beer (not dark) 1 pound Great Lakes whitefish fillets, cut into 3-inch by 1-inch strips   Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat 1 inch of oil in a 10-inch heavy pot (2–3 inches...

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Lake Michigan “Scallops” Recipe

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6489" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 2 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 1 lb. ground or flaked lake whitefish 10 slices of applewood smoked bacon 1/8 tsp. salt ¼ tsp. lemon pepper ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup fresh mushrooms chopped 3 tbsp. chopped green olives 2 tbsp. chopped onion 2 tbsp. chopped sweet pepper 1 tbsp. olive oil   Directions: Preheat oven...

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Sesame Fish Steaks

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Serves 3 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   3 fish steaks (whitefish, halibut or ocean perch) about 1 inch thick 3 teaspoons oil or margarine 2 cups soft, whole wheat bread crumbs 1 teaspoon vegetable salt 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon thyme 3 tablespoons butter or margarine   Directions:   Oil baking pan with 3 teaspoons of oil or...

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Lake Whitefish with Ginger Cream Sauce

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="5733" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   4 lake whitefish fillets (trap-net caught) 1 tbsp. olive oil To taste salt and pepper 2 tbsp. minced ginger 2 tbsp. minced garlic 2 shallots, minced 1 cup vegetable stock 2/3 cup dry white wine 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 bunch Swiss chard leaves 3/4 cup whipping cream   Directions:   1.Preheat oven to...

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Great Lakes Whitefish with Tomato Basil Compote

[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) boneless and skinless lake whitefish fillets 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 shallots, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 cup chopped ripe tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper   Directions:   1.Season whitefish...

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Seared Whitefish with Creamy Grits, Sweet Corn Chow Chow and Poached Herring Butter Sauce

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="5920" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Chef Seth Vander Laan, Potawatomi Bingo Casino, Milwaukee Winner of the 2013 Lake Superior Fish Classic! Whitefish Fillets Ingredients: 2 each Whitefish fillets, skin on and cut in half 2 tablespoons Canola oil 2 ounces Poached herring butter sauce Directions: Heat sauté pan over medium high heat. Add...