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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 potato flakes (look for gluten-free varieties; instant mashed potatoes will work, too) 1 pkg. (7/10...

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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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Wisconsin Fish with Bacon-Mushroom Stuffing

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6514" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 12 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 6 medium skinless perch or saugeye fillets ½ pound small shrimp, coarsely chopped 6 slices bacon, diced ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2 cups soft bread cubes 1 tablespoon minced onion 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon sage ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly...

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Miso Marinated Perch

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6499" img_size="full"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: sake ¾ cup mirin 2 cups white miso paste 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar ¼ chopped scallions (or more) 1 tbps. freshly grated ginger (or more) 8-12 yellow perch fillets Directions: Bring the sake and the mirin to a boil in a saucepan for about 20-30 seconds to boil...

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Perch Sandwich

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6482" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 6 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients: 2 lbs. mild and flaky fish fillets (fresh or frozen). Whitefish or perch would work well. ½ tsp. salt, or to taste ½ tsp. garlic powder 1/8 tsp. liquid hot pepper sauce, or to taste 2 tsp. olive oil   Directions: Thaw fish if frozen. Cut into...

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Yellow Perch Chowder

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6166" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Serves 4 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-inch cubes 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 cup corn 1/2 cup mushrooms 5 cups vegetable stock 1 pound yellow perch, filet into 1-inch pieces 1 large bay leaf 2 tablespoons fresh thyme,...

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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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Oven Fried Perch Fillets with Tartar Sauce

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Ingredients:   1 pound perch fillets 1/2 cup wheat germ 1/2 cup toasted bread crumbs (preferably whole wheat) 4 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted 1/2 cup milk Salt and pepper for seasoning   Directions:   Mix wheat germ and bread crumbs on piece of waxed paper. Dip fillets in milk, then press into crumb...