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Poor Man’s Lobster

SERVES 3 Ingredients:1 pound fresh burbot (freshwater cod) fillets cut into 4-inch chunks1 tablespoon salt1/2 tablespoon lemon juiceDirections:Fill fairly shallow pan with water. Add 1 tablespoon salt and 1⁄2 tablespoon lemon juice. Bring to rolling boil. Add fish, and when pot begins to boil again, turn...

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Poached Fish Fillets with Cheese Sauce

SERVES 2-4 INGREDIENTS:1 pound fillets1 cup milk2 tablespoons sherry1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/2 teaspoon saltdash of pepper1 tablespoon flour3 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, gratedDIRECTIONS:Put 3/4 cup of milk, sherry, Worcestershire, salt and pepper into skillet, mix and heat to simmer. Add fish fillets, cover and poach until...

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Cooked tilapia with a mango-cilantro salsa and two tomato slices on a glass plate.

Pan-Seared Tilapia with Mango Salsa

SERVES 4 A Fish-o-licious Recipe!This recipe gained fame on The Fish Dish podcast. It is gluten-free.Ingredients:2 ripe mangos (or 4 ripe peaches)1 or 2 jalapeño peppers depending on how hot you like your salsa1/2 red onion, diced1/2 cup cilantro, chopped (reserve a few leaves for garnish)1 lime,...

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Oven Fried Perch Fillets with Tartar Sauce

Ingredients:1 pound perch fillets1/2 cup wheat germ1/2 cup toasted bread crumbs (preferably whole wheat)4 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted1/2 cup milkSalt and pepper for seasoningDirections:Mix wheat germ and bread crumbs on piece of waxed paper. Dip fillets in milk, then press into crumb mixture. Place...

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Lake Whitefish with Ginger Cream Sauce

SERVES 4 Ingredients:4 lake whitefish fillets (trap-net caught)1 tbsp. olive oilTo taste salt and pepper2 tbsp. minced ginger2 tbsp. minced garlic2 shallots, minced1 cup vegetable stock2/3 cup dry white wine1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper1 bunch Swiss chard leaves3/4 cup whipping creamDirections:1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.2.Rub fillets with...

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Lake Michigan Fish Chowder

INGREDIENTS:1 medium whitefish or lake trout3 heaping tablespoons bacon fat2 medium onions, choppedEqual volume celery leaves, chopped2 medium carrots, thinly sliced4 large potatoesTo cover milk2 cups fish stockDIRECTIONS:Boil chunks of fish until they flake apart and remove the bones. Save the water for stock. Melt...

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A fish fillet rests on a bed of tomato compote and is topped with parsley and a twist of lemon.

Great Lakes Whitefish with Tomato Basil Compote

SERVES 4 PRINT/DOWNLOAD RECIPE Ingredients4 (6-ounce) boneless and skinless lake whitefish fillets2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons unsalted butter1/2 teaspoon dried thyme2 shallots, chopped4 garlic cloves, chopped1 cup chopped ripe tomatoes2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves1 teaspoon sugar1/4 teaspoon sea salt1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepperInstructionsSeason fillets with...

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Traditional Fish Boil

Ingredients: 1/2 pound whitefish or trout or other firm-fleshed fish per person (after cleaning)2 small-to-medium-sized red potatoes per person, unpeeled, with the ends tripped1 medium onion per person, peeled but left whole1/2 cup saltLarge kettle, preferably with a wire basket Directions: Place potatoes and 1⁄4 cup salt in...

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Fillets with Sesame, Garlic and Ginger

SERVES 4 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 Instructions Rub fillets with soy sauce. Season with salt, pepper, and...

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Dad’s Mushroom Masterpiece

SERVES 4 A Fish-o-licious Recipe!This recipe gained fame during the Hayward Fishing Hall of Fame episode of The Fish Dish podcast. We don't know who "Dad" is but we love this mushroom sauce! Ingredients4 trout or salmon steaks, 6-8 ounces each2 cups fresh mushrooms1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1...