35 Totally New Ways to Cook Fish

Broiled salmon again? Break out of your routine with these 35 delicious new ways to cook fish. You’ll be whipping up tandoori swordfish wraps by dinnertime.

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1. Blackened Cod Fish Tacos

Live every day like it’s Taco Tuesday.

2. Baked Fish And Chips

Get the same crispiness without deep frying (and making your house smell like a burger joint).

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3. Lobster Risotto

Looks fancy, but it’s surprisingly easy.

Erin McDowell

4. Fish-topped Taco Salad

No shells required.

5. Easy Seafood Paella

Save this for your next dinner party (when you want to impress the heck out of everyone).

6. Red Curry, Coconut And Ginger Steamed Clams

Make extra bread to dip in the broth…trust us.

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7. Salmon Blt

Lunch, upgraded.

8. Halibut Pockets With Spiced Olive Tapenade And Kasha

And very few dishes to wash.

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9. Coconut Shrimp

We’re never going to a restaurant again.

10. Artichoke And Spinach Roasted Salmon

Give your salmon a fancy makeover.

Erin McDowell

11. 25-minute "slow-cooked" Salmon

It doesn’t take all day to make melt-in-your-mouth fish.

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12. Pan-fried Cod In A Citrus And Basil Butter Sauce

Summery and simple.


13. Lemon-dill Cured Salmon

No oven necessary.

14. Lobster Mac And Cheese

If we’re going to indulge, we go all in.

Erin McDowell

15. Shrimp And Pasta Stew

Increase your pasta repertoire.

Erin McDowell

16. Vietnamese-style Summer Rolls

The perfect picnic food.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

17. One-pan Roasted Salmon With Potatoes And Romaine

Best of all, you only need a sheet pan to cook it.

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18. Salmon Burgers

Cookouts will never be the same again.

19. Avocado Tuna Salad

Whip up a batch and eat it all week.

20. Pan-seared Halibut With Citrus-jalapeño Salsa

Give plain old fish a spicy flair.

21. Baked Tilapia With Garlic Breadcrumbs

Crunchy, low fat and packed with protein.

22. Easy Lobster Scampi With Linguini

Your date night menu is complete.

23. Seafood Doria

This Japanese comfort-food dish is surprisingly easy to make.

24. Shrimp Cobb Salad

Your chicken Caesar can’t even compare.

25. Brown Butter Scallops With Parmesan Risotto

Repeat after us: Mouth watering.

26. Avocado And Lump Crab Salad

Ditch the sandwich and have this delicious summer lunch instead.

Little Ferraro Kitchen

27. Brazilian Fish Stew

Almost as good as a trip to Rio de Janeiro.

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28. Oven Roasted Sea Bass

This low-maintenance recipe is the perfect weeknight meal.

29. Low Carb Crab Cakes With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Eat ‘em alone or put ‘em in a sandwich.

30. Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Brunch for dinner? Don’t mind if we do.

31. Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Give dinner a zesty kick.

32. Tandoori Swordfish Wraps

Spicy, colorful and totally unique.

33. Crab Stuffed Salmon

Ooo, we’re getting fancy now.

34. Smoked Salmon Devilled Eggs

We dare you not to eat the whole plate.

35. Grilled Halibut Tacos With Watermelon Salsa

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From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.