The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes

The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes

In a world filled with meat-lovers, it’s always a good idea to try some new things. When you think of fish food you might not get many ideas as to how to cook it, but that’s over. Check out the 5 most delicious fish recipes that you can cook in any weather and for every type of event. You’ll love them all.

1.Tuna Stuffed Avocados

The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes- Stuffed Avocados

This is one of the easiest and most delicious fish recipes you’ll find, perfect for a fresh lunch, either at home or, at a picnic with the family. This recipe contains high amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for your health, and it’s also packed with the goodness of avocados. Now, this recipe can be followed word-for-word or you can make some adjustments, depending on your likes or dislikes. For example, the red bell pepper can be replaced with tomatoes, you can take out the jalapeños if you don’t eat spicy food or, you can swap them for habanero peppers if you’re all about heat. As for the tuna, you can use either white albacore tuna or skipjack tuna.


  • 2 avocados, halved and pitted
  • 1 drained can of tuna
  • ¼ cup diced red pepper
  • 1 tbsp. minced jalapeño pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Widen the “bowl” in your avocado by scooping out some of the filling on each half.
  • Mash the scooped avocado in a bowl and add the tuna, pepper, cilantro, jalapeño and pour the lime juice over everything. Mix well.
  • Scoop the tuna into the avocado bowls. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Fish Tacos

The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes- Fish Tacos

Everyone loves to eat street fish tacos! Now, with this super simple recipe you’ll be able to make your own at home and enjoy them at any time.

Meal Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ lb. cod
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 diced avocado
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tbsp. vegetable oil
  • The juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tbsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • ½ tbsp. ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lime wedges (for serving)
  • Sour cream (for serving)

Corn Slaw Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup corn kettles
  • 1 minced jalapeño


  • Marinate the cod for 15 minutes in a bowl with a mix of the olive oil, lime juice, paprika, chili powder, cumin and cayenne pepper.
  • While the cod marinades, make the corn slaw by whisking the mayonnaise, lime juice, cilantro and honey. Add the cabbage, corn and jalapeños and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place a large skillet on medium heat and pour the vegetable oil. Season the cod with salt and pepper and place it flesh-side down. Cook 3-5 minutes each side and let it rest for 5 minutes before flaking it.
  • Grill the tortillas and serve the cod on them, placing the corn slaw and the avocado over it. Season to taste with lime juice and sour cream.

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3. Garlic Tuscan Salmon

The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes- Garlic Tuscan Salmon

If you’re looking for a fancier fish food so you can make a romantic dinner for your partner, this is the perfect one. The Garlic Tuscan Salmon is filled with flavor and can be accompanied with a side of pasta or rice, and it never hurts to have some wine along with it!


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 5 diced cloves of garlic
  • 1 diced yellow onion
  • ⅓ cup vegetable broth
  • 5 oz. drained sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 ¾ cups heavy cream
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper and sear on the skillet fresh side down first for 5 minutes per side. Remove the fillets and set aside.
  • Using the same skillet, pour the butter and add the garlic and onion until they turn transparent. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and after a couple of minutes pour the vegetable broth. Let the sauce reduce.
  • Reduce the heat and pour the heavy cream on, stirring occasionally. Add the baby spinach and let it wilt, then add the Parmesan cheese and wait until it melts.
  • Place the salmon fillets back into the skillet and bathe them in the sauce. Sprinkle with parsley for more taste and your fish tacos are ready to be served.

4. Creamy Lemon Tilapia

The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes- Creamy Lemon Tilapia

Here’s another delicious fish recipe that requires very little prep time but has a lighter taste than the creamy garlic salmon. With its citric notes, you’ll have no trouble cooking this on summer nights.


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Pour the olive oil, and add 1 tbsp. of butter to a skillet on medium temperature. Season your fillets with salt and pepper and cook them on the skillet for 3 minutes per side. Set them aside.
  • On the same skillet add the rest of the butter and stir fry the garlic. Slowly add the chicken broth and let it reduce on medium heat.
  • Add the heavy cream and the lemon juice. Whisk well until everything is combined. Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place your fillets on the plates and pour the lemon creamy sauce directly from the skillet.

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5. Fish Stew

The 5 Most Mouthwatering Fish Recipes- Fish Stew

Last but not least, we wanted to share with you a hearty and warm recipe for those cold days when you’re needing a soup-style meal. This fish stew is a very filling dish but it’s very simple to make.


  • 6 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • ⅔ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 ½ cups chopped tomato
  • 2 tsp. tomato paste
  • 8 oz. clam juice
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 ½ lb fish fillets (cod, red snapper or sea bass), cut into 2” pieces
  • Dry oregano and thyme to taste
  • ⅛ tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Take a deep pot and pour the olive oil in at a medium heat. Sauté the onion then add the garlic, cook for another minute.
  • Add the parsley, the diced tomato and tomato paste, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the clam juice, the dry white wine and the fish. Bring the mix to a simmer and let the fish cook completely for about 5 minutes (it should flake apart easily).
  • Season with oregano, thyme and Tabasco, then salt and pepper to taste.
  • Ladle the stew into big bowls and serve your fish stew with some crusty bread to dip.

All of these fish food ideas are super-easy to prepare. Pick the one you like the most and get started with your seafood culinary journey!

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