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Cisco encrusted with salt.

Salt-encrusted Cisco

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="7710" img_size="medium"][vc_empty_space][vc_tweetmeme][vc_empty_space][vc_facebook][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Featured on The Fish Dish podcast. From Karalyn Littlefield, food scientist, UW-River Falls 1 whole fish – 2 to 2-1/2 pounds (cisco recommended but other fish can be used)] Aromatics to pack the stomach cavity – lemon slices, dill and other herbs,...

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Lake Whitefish on the Run

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Sauteed whitefish with seasonings and Greek yogurt

Greek-Style Lake Whitefish

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="7493" img_size="300x150"][vc_column_text]Serves 3 - 4[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_facebook][vc_tweetmeme][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]A Fish-o-licious Recipe! This recipe gained fame on the first episode of The Fish Dish podcast. It is gluten-free and paleo-compliant. Explainer: sauté is culinary-speak for quickly cooking food over high heat using a small amount of oil or fat...

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A bowl of fish chowder topped with cheese, oyster crackers and chives.

MKE Fish Chowder

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="7464" img_size="450 x 350" style="vc_box_rounded"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITlT-hdKML4" el_width="80" title="We made MKE Fish Chowder for our friends at the Urban Ecology Center. Watch the show. "][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Add a Milwaukee swagger to New England-style chowder. Ingredients 3 slices bacon (MKE recommendation: Patrick Cudahy thick sliced sweet apple-wood bacon) 2...

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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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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...