Versatile Seafood Elixirs: 4 Sauces, 1 Base

Dive into the world of our Versatile Seafood Sauce—a perfect match for your favorite ocean dishes! Our cornerstone, a classic Lemon-Dill Aioli, effortlessly elevates the flavors of diverse seafood dishes. The vibrant blend of citrus and savory dill not only accentuates your chosen catch but also adds an extra layer of enjoyment. Better yet, it's easy to whip up with ingredients you likely have on hand. This versatile base invites you to explore a sea of possibilities, making your seafood experience burst with flavor!

Ingredients:

The classic - Lemon-Dill Aioli

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice + lemon zest if desired
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1/4 cup sour cream (for enriched texture and balance of flavors)
Instructions:
  • In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, lemon zest, and lemon juice until well combined.
  • Stir in the chopped fresh dill and mix thoroughly.
  • Season the aioli with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting according to your preferences.
  • Refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
  • *This recipes pairs great with our salmon crab cakes and Dungeness crab cake recipes. 
 Variations

1. Tangy Tarragon Tartar Sauce:

  • Replace Dijon mustard with whole-grain mustard.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of capers, drained and finely chopped.
  • Incorporate 1 tablespoon of fresh tarragon, finely chopped.
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • *Pairs great with our air fried fish and chips. 

 2. Spicy Sriracha Mayo Sauce

  • Remove the mustard and dill from this recipe.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of Sriracha sauce for heat.
  • Include 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika for a smoky flavor.
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • *This variation is our favorite for our spicy salmon sushi muffins! 

3. Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce:

  • Replace lemon with lime.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of fresh cilantro, finely chopped.
  • Incorporate 1/2 teaspoon each of cumin, onion powder, and hot sauce.
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • For an extra creamy twist, incorporate 2 tablespoons of sour cream.
  • *Perfect for our shimp tacos or any seafood taco! 

Feel free to experiment with these flavorful variations to discover the perfect accompaniment for your favorite seafood dishes. Each sauce offers a unique twist, allowing you to tailor it just the way you like it!

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