Look no further for a sauce recipe that will liven up any variety of fish! This collection of sauces for fish includes the classics plus a few unique ideas you may not have thought of.
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A traditional Cajun sauce served with all kinds of seafood as well as southern favorites like fried green tomatoes. Remoulade Sauce is easy to make, versatile and will make your tastebuds sing as a topping on your favorite fish.
It's one of those recipes that can be unique to everyone who makes it, but the basics like fresh parsley, mustard, and worcestershire sauce are typically always included.
By: Biscuits and Burlap - Remoulade Sauce Recipe
Typically thought of to go with beef, chimichurri sauce is also excellent with fish! The herbs, lemon juice, garlic and just a few more ingredients come together in just ten minutes. It's also make-ahead friendly and even freezes well!
Like most sauces, this one benefits from being made at least two hours ahead of serving time. Those flavors will mingle and the end result will be a flavorful sauce like no other!
Chmichurri Sauce Recipe by Cooking for My Soul
Creole Cream Sauce
You'll need just a few minutes to put together this amazing sauce. It includes tomatoes and a few other traditional Creole ingredients making it the sophisticated cousin of Cajun Cream Sauce (below).
Besides fish and shrimp this sauce is absolute perfection over pasta. It can even be used as the sauce base for a meal of shrimp and grits. Just saute your shrimp and make a batch of cheese grits (maybe even pimento cheese flavored?). When it's all ready ladel the sauce over the grits and top with shrimp!
Creole Cream Sauce by Biscuits and Burlap
3 Ingredient Cocktail Sauce
Classic Cocktail Sauce is a staple ingredient in many coastal areas. It's absolute tangy perfection with any type of fish or other seafood. Cocktail sauce doesn't have to be complicated, and this one has just 3 ingredients. If you've never made it before you'll be surprised by how quickly it comes together.
As with most sauces you can customize it to your liking. If you like the big bold flavor horseradish, add some extra. If you like it extra lemony, feel free to use a heavier hand with your fresh lemon juice.
(The link takes you to a guide on hosting an Oyster Roast, but includes the sauce recipe).
Classic Cocktail Sauce Recipe by Biscuits and Burlap
Classic Tartar Sauce
It's easy, it's homemade, and it's so much better than store bought! Tartar Sauce is the flagship of sauces to go with fish.
We tend to think of it as an American recipe, even southern, but it was originally a French sauce, and the name can also be "Sauce Tartare". The basic ingredients are citrus (like lemon juice), sweet pickle juice and little bit of mustard. That all gets added to a base of mayonaisse for this traditional seafood sauce.
Classic Tartar Sauce Recipe by This Healthy Table
Creamy Poblano Sauce
This one has a southwestern twist being made from mild poblano peppers. Lime, cumin and a few other Mexican-inspired flavors make it the perfect choice for kicking your fish, or any seafood, up a notch.
While some poblano sauce recipes are created to be enjoyed cold, this one is best hot and served with hot food.
Creamy Poblano Sauce Recipe by Biscuits and Burlap.
Cajun Cream Sauce
Best made in the pan where your seasoned or blackened fish (or shrimp) was cooked to get all the flavor left behind. This best-of-the-best sauce is the "country" cousin of Creole Cream Sauce (recipe above).
It has just a few simple ingredients to let those Cajun Spices and tasty pan drippings be the star of the show!
Cajun Cream Sauce Recipe by Biscuits and Burlap
Romesco Sauce is full of bold flavor and great texture. It will take any type of fish to new levels of exciting and interesting. Made with roasted garlic and red peppers you'll be amazed how wonderfully it all comes together.
Romesco Sauce Recipe by Cooking for My Soul
Tangy Baja Sauce is amazing on fish tacos, but can be served with any variety of fish prepared any way you like. Sriracha and a few diced jalapenos give it a real punch of flavor! Served cold but with a kick of heat it will be a favorite at your house.
Baja Sauce Recipe by Biscuits and Burlap
Yogurt Dill Sauce
Yogurt Dill Sauce is thick and creamy, yet light and healthy! Best of all is the amazing flavor - second best is that you can make it in just two minutes. Besides yogurt and dill it brings in the flavors of garlic, lemon and dill pickles.
Yogurt Dill Sauce Recipe by Entirely Elizabeth
We're confident that you'll find the perfect sauce to serve with your fish. You may even have a hard time deciding which one to make - so make a few!
For a fun look at all of the sauces in the form of a Google Web Story you can watch here.
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