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View Poll Results: What do you prefer on your pan-fried fish?
Tartar Sauce 20 34.48%
Cocktail Sauce 6 10.34%
Ketchup 3 5.17%
Malt Vinegar 10 17.24%
Any of the above 7 12.07%
Just keep it plain 12 20.69%
Voters: 58. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-11-2010, 11:38 PM
 
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I like mine with Mayonaise. Lemon or lime juice just kills the taste of the fish.
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Old 05-12-2010, 02:23 AM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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Hmm - I only just noticed on this thread that Americans spell it tartar sauce rather than tartare sauce (I've only been here like 10 years, must be slow)
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Old 05-12-2010, 02:40 AM
 
Location: Australia
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Just a squeeze of lemon juice on my pan-fried fish, thanks! Maybe some garlic butter, depending on whatever else is on the plate. I reserve ketchup only for fish that would otherwise be inedible (overcooked, dry, tasteless, or out of a packet from the supermarket freezer).
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Old 05-12-2010, 04:22 AM
 
Location: Saudi Arabia
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Smackin' Lip on that one ! squeezed lemon on fried - Pomphrets
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Old 05-12-2010, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Illinois
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I'm assuming the hot sauce is a southern thing?

It's especially reserved for catfish but I honestly eat it on any fried fish.
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Old 05-12-2010, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Inception
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I'm assuming the hot sauce is a southern thing?

It's especially reserved for catfish but I honestly eat it on any fried fish.
I was floored that I did not see hot sauce on the list. This should have been number one and maybe only second to lemon.

Fried Seafood + Hot Sauce =

I do not like tartar sauce and reserve cocktail sauce for shrimp.
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Old 05-13-2010, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Somewhere out there
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If is is battered I like tartar sauce if it is fresh caught then pan fried just plain please. Boy I miss the bluegil, crappie and bass XH would bring home.
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Old 05-13-2010, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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Often I leave it plain but I like Tartar. But if its cooked in butter then plain it is.
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:18 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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Malt vinegar on fries sometimes.

For fish, just plain. I usually (99.99999999999% of the time) don't eat fish fried but broiled. That's Rockfish (striped bass) or salmon. Bluefish is smoked.

Resurrecting this since I got some smoked bluefish today. And blue crabs.
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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No blue fish here to smoke. They have all gone north for the summer. Come October they will be endangered again with my smoker. Spanish Mackerel too.
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