Sauce Recipes

Jalapeno Mustard Sauce

For upland and antlered game. It’s almost embarrassing how simple, yet delicious this great sauce is to prepare. Baste on a little while cooking and save some extra for dipping. Just combine all in a bowl and let sit in the fridge to combine for 30 minutes.   Print Recipe Jalapeno Mustard Sauce Servings: 1 Cup…

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Balsamic Blackberry Glaze

Reducing balsamic vinegar intensifies the sweetness and oaky flavors. You can simplify the process by substituting a pinch or two of brown sugar for the berries. I keep this syrup on hand year around for a quick finishing touch for salmon and grilled meats. Print Recipe Balsamic Blackberry Glaze Servings: 1 Cup sauce Ingredients3 cups…

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Grilled Tomato-Rosemary Vinaigrette

Yes, you grill your tomatoes first and allow to cool before making the vinaigrette. But it is worth the work! You’ll also see recipes for “roasted” tomatoes – which is just throwing them in the oven to get a more earthy flavor. Print Recipe Grilled Tomato-Rosemary Vinaigrette Servings: 1 Cup sauce Ingredients1 large tomato1/4 cup…

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Herb Pan Sauce for Fish

This is a quick sauce to make in the same pan in which you cooked the fish. Cook the fish in the pan and transfer fish to a warm pan or oven, but make sure you don’t continue to cook the fish. This sauce takes about 5 – 6 minutes to prepare. If you don’…

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Mango Puree

For the past year or so, mangoes have been plentiful and cheap, often less than a buck each. If the mango you purchase is hard, stick it in a paper bag for a day or two until the skin just starts to shrivel. Also, next time you’re at Trader Joe’s, pick up a bag of…

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Ponzu Sauce

Let’s say you’re flipping through a cookbook and you come across a recipe for Ponzu Sauce. The name sounds cool, but the ingredients include “bonito flakes”. Making a quick mental inventory of your pantry, you’re confident that bonito flakes are out of stock, as if they were ever in-stock. So, you move on to another…

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Spicy Peppercorn Oil

This smells really good when cooking. In fact, I’ve seen candles with this same flavoring sold in fancy stores. Not that I was shopping for candles or anything. Or in a fancy store. I’ve just heard these things. Enjoy on your wild game meats.   Print Recipe Spicy Peppercorn Oil Ingredients3 Tbl whole peppercorns any…

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Sweet and Sour Sauce

A great all-around sweet and sour sauce for all fish and wild game, or even just over salad or noodles. If desired, stir in diced mango, pineapple or fresh berries before serving. You want your sauce to be thick and gooey for best results. Print Recipe Sweet and Sour Sauce Servings: 1 Cup sauce Ingredients2…

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Smoked Tomato Salsa

I used this in a halibut recipe here. You can use it on any fish or wild game dish. If you are unfamiliar with smokers, Sporting Friend Tiffany Haugen shares this video of her Camp Chef Pellet Grill & Smoker assembly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz6CY4SGGRc Print Recipe Smoked Tomato Salsa Ingredients6 roma tomatoes seeded and halved1 red bell pepper…

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