Kick It Up A Notch With These Flavor Boosting Fish Marinades And Sauce Recipes

Want to add a boost of flavor to that common fish dish?

We're providing you with a couple of our favorite fish marinades that I'm certain you'll fall in love with.

They are pretty easy to put together, and add such an impact of great flavors to your favorite fish dishes to make them special again.

Turn that bland tasting fish from an ordinary dish to an extraordinary meal!

Ready? Let's get boosted into flavor town!

spices and herbs for marinating seafood

Lemon Pepper With Ginger And Dill

lemon and ginger to marinate fish


  • ½ cup fresh chopped dill
  • 2-3 lemons
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated ginger
  • salt
  • pepper


In a bowl, add the olive oil, dill, brown sugar, ginger, the zest of 1 lemon, about ½ cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice, a dash of salt, and a dash of ground black pepper to desired taste. Then mix together. You can use the marinade on the fish right away, or cover and store it in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours.

Tarragon Mustard Sauce Marinade

terragon mustard sauce for fish


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon tarragon
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce


Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Generously rub the marinade into the fish. Cover and put it in the refrigerator for about 5 to 15 minutes, but no longer than 20 minutes prior to cooking.

If using only as a sauce, warm the ingredients for about 1 minute in the microwave on high.

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