Quick and Easy Sauce Recipes for Fish

We've compiled a list of delightful fish sauce recipes, how to make them and a fish dish that pairs perfectly with each sauce

Cooking your catch of the day for dinner? These homemade sauce recipes will enhance the flavor and texture of just about any dish where the main ingredient is fish! Included in this recipe collection aretraditional sauces like your classic remoulade, which pairs excellently with crab cakes, and more adventurous sauces like the savory blueberry sauce, which nicely compliments any grilled white fish.

Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe
This tartar sauce recipetastes fantastic with your traditional fish & chips, or nearly any fried orbaked fish recipe.

If you like your tartar sauce spicy, just add hot sauce to this delicious recipe.


Pairs well with breaded or fried fish, such as this Fried Flounder Recipe.

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Tasty Fish Dipping Sauce Recipe

Tasty Fish Dipping Sauce Recipe
This versatile and easy-to-prepare fish dipping sauce recipe can improve the flavor profile of many different fish dishes.

This dipping sauce recipe is delicious on sandwiches, French fries and onion rings.


  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish, drained
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash cayenne powder
  • Dash freshly ground black pepper

Pairs well with catfish, such as this Fried Channel Catfish Fingers Recipe.

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Homemade Remoulade Sauce Recipe

Homemade Remoulade Sauce Recipe
(Photo courtesy of MissHomemade.com)

This homemade sauce will taste great on almost any kind of fish.


Pairs well with fish cakes, such as this Easy Crab Cake Recipe.

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Sweet Tartar Sauce Recipe

Sweet Tartar Sauce Recipe
Sweet Tartar Sauce Recipe (Photo courtesy of MissHomemade.com)

This tasty tartar sauce enhances the flavor of any type of fish.


Pairs well with any fried seafood or fish taco recipe, such as these Pan-Fried Fish Tacos.

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Savory Blueberry Sauce for Fish Recipe

Savory Blueberry Sauce for Fish Recipe
The fresher the blueberries, the more delicious this fruity sauce recipe is over baked or grilled fish fillets.

This savory blueberry sauce pairs perfectly with spicy grilled fish fillets.


  • 1 pint blueberries, rinsed well (keep a few for garnish)
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ - ⅓ cup sugar (or to taste)
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Pairs well with grilled white fish fillets, such as this Grilled Halibut Recipe.

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Herb and Garlic Seafood Sauce Recipe

Herb and Garlic Seafood Sauce Recipe
This herb and garlic seafood sauce is so versatile that you can pair it with many different types of seafood or even use it as a dipping sauce for bread.

This rich herb and garlic sauce is a perfect complement to any seafood dish.


  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons of herbs, chopped (tarragon, basil, dill, cilantro, chives, etc.)
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 4 ounces butter at room temperature
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Pairs well with nearly any grilled, fried or baked seafood dish; recommended with deep-fried crappie.

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Homemade Sweet Red Chili Sauce Recipe

Homemade Sweet Red Chili Sauce Recipe
Siracha gives this sweet chili red sauce recipe exactly the flavor it needs.

Add this tasty sweet red chili sauce recipe to any fish recipe for the perfect kick.


  • ¼ cup white rice vinegar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon Sriracha (or to taste/optional)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Pairs well with Asian dishes, such as this 'Thai-Style' Grouper Fish Cakes Recipe.

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