Whether you love seafood or are looking to scale back on eating meat, this collection is full of delicious recipes to try. From delicate baked white fish to zesty fish tacos, you'll be hooked on these fish recipes that taste fantastic and are easy enough to serve your family on busy weeknights.
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Maple Glazed Salmon Fillet
With its robust flavor and meaty texture, salmon stands up well to intensely flavorful sauces. This recipe glazes salmon fillets with maple syrup and soy sauce for the ideal sweet and savory combination. When cooked in a hot pan or seared on the grill, the marinade crisps up and slightly caramelizes, creating a delightful crust.
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Mahi-Mahi Fillet With Lemon-Dill Sauce
Mahi-mahi is a succulent white fish with a slightly sweet flavor that makes it a favorite on upscale restaurant menus. Prepare it at home with this easy recipe that calls for searing seasoned fillets on the stovetop, before finishing them under the broiler. It's finished with a light lemon-dill sauce. Serve over rice, with extra lemon wedges for squeezing.
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Baked Whole Trout With Lemon And Dill
Baking a whole fish is one of those culinary tricks that will impress your friends and is no more complicated than roasting a chicken. Ask your fishmonger to scale and clean a whole rainbow trout, so you can stuff the cavity with fresh herbs, seasonings, and lemon slices for the oven. A little white wine in the baking pan keeps the fish moist as it cooks, for perfectly flaky and tender results.
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Baked Sole With Mint and Ginger
Sole is a firm white fish that bakes quickly in the oven. All you need to enhance its wonderful natural flavor is a little olive oil, fresh mint, and grated ginger, plus salt and pepper.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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Grilled Tandoori Cod
You need only an hour of marinating time and minutes on the grill, to make delicious tandoori cod. With an Indian-style yogurt glaze that includes chili, cumin, coriander, and ginger, it makes a fantastically flavorful summer main with rice or potatoes and grill-charred vegetables.
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Baked Tilapia With Fresh Avocado Salsa
Baked tilapia topped with a fresh avocado and cherry tomato salsa is delicious, looks gorgeous on the plate, and won't leave you feeling stuffed on date nights in, or when you serve company. Add a simple green salad, and perhaps a glass of crisp white wine, for an elegant meal that's ready in under 30 minutes.
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Bobby Flay's Fish Tacos
Fish tacos smothered in fresh tomato salsa are one of the true joys of summer. Chef Bobby Flay takes his fish tacos to the grill (or you could use your oven's broiler) with this easy recipe that puts a spin on the classic Mexican restaurant dish. Use any firm-fleshed fish, such as mahi-mahi, halibut, or even salmon.
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Spicy Tuna Donburi Rice Bowl
If you're a fan of the spicy tuna rolls you get from restaurants, you're sure to love this heart-healthy meal in a bowl. Spicy tuna donburi is a a staple of Japanese cuisine that combines sushi-grade tuna, kewpie mayonnaise, spicy chili sauce, and perfectly-fluffy steamed rice.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Catfish
Catfish is a mild-tasting white fish that is widely available at fish markets throughout the United States. Marinated in a delicious sweet and spicy mixture, and grilled hot and fast, it makes a tasty dinner with grilled corn on the cob, or a fresh summer salad.
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Spinach Stuffed Flounder With Fresh Tomato Sauce
Easily-stuffed flounder fillets are topped with a flavorful tomato-basil sauce in this fish dinner recipe that looks special enough for romantic dinners but is quick enough for everyday family meals. Canned tomatoes and dried basil are easy pantry ingredients that make it a snap to put together for the oven.
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Asian-Style Grilled Ginger-Lime Swordfish
Tangy, Asian-inspired flavors work well with mild-tasting swordfish, which is meaty enough in texture to satisfy carnivores. This recipe glazes thick swordfish steaks in a sweet and sour ginger-lime marinade, for cooking over a hot grill.
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Salmon cakes are a delicious way to use up leftover cooked salmon in the fridge. Make them easily with common pantry ingredients, for a tasty weeknight meal, or an alternative to burgers at casual get-togethers.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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Moroccan Fish Tagine (Mqualli)
You can use a Dutch oven or a tall-sided iron skillet, to make this deeply delicious fish and vegetable stew that traditionally cooks in a Moroccan tagine, a clay cooking pot. The recipe includes several steps, but none are complicated, and the resulting dish makes a comforting, healthful family dinner.
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Nicoise Tuna Salad With Dijon Dressing
Craving a French bistro-style lunch, but watching your fat and calories? This recipe for a classic nicoise salad with grilled or broiled fresh tuna, tender new potatoes, green beans, hard boiled egg, tomato, red onion, and chopped olives, in a Dijon vinaigrette, will satisfy your Gallic cravings.
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Grilled Blackened Red Snapper
Blackened red snapper is a tasty, Cajun-style main dish. It's typically fried in a skillet, but this recipe calls for grilling it over high heat, for all that spicy flavor you love, without the mess of cooking in oil.
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Greek-Style Baked Psari Plaki Fish
You only need an hour to assemble and bake this Greek-inspired fish dish that makes a flavorful family dinner. Use any firm white fish fillets, baking them in the oven in a lemony white wine sauce, along with diced vegetables, seasonings, and a scattering of breadcrumbs.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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Greek Baked Bonito With Herbs and Potatoes (Palamitha sto Fourno)
Bonito, a favorite fish in many Greek homes, has a dark flesh that is similar in taste and texture to tuna. Prepare a whole bonito in the Mediterranean style with this easy, one-dish dinner recipe that stuffs the fish with garlic, and bakes it in the oven with lemony Greek potatoes.
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Grilled Sea Bass Marinated in Sake
Start this dish the night before, marinating fresh sea bass fillets in the fridge in a sake-spiked soy sauce glaze, before taking them to the grill. The resulting fish is sweet, savory, and tender, with a gorgeously caramelized crust, and a cooking time of only 10 minutes.