No grill, no deep-fryer, no problemo.

Kedgeree often calls for smoked fish, but for a light weeknight meal, we prefer steaming fresh fish right on top of the rice. From perfectly-seared scallops to saucy shrimp pastas and buttery crab legs, these easy seafood dinner recipes will transport you to that cozy corner booth. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe.

Here, 12 of our favorite quick and easy fish recipes including everything from grilled salmon to North African-inspired arctic char. We opted to use cherry tomatoes for this poached cod recipe because we like their sweetness and how quickly they collapse into a sauce. No mango handy? Pan-seared cod gets plenty of texture and flavor from ginger, caramelized scallions, and lots of freshly ground black pepper.

To create an insanely crisp crust for delicate hake fillets, Food & Wine's Justin Chapple uses Cream of Wheat cereal, an idea inspired by NYC chef Floyd Cardoz. Credit: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner. Don't!

You can use this foolproof steaming method to cook any sturdy fish—salmon, snapper, black cod, or arctic char would all be great. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast.

The trout skin protects the flesh and turns an appealing golden brown during grilling. Bren, Credit: Instead of using salt cod, a classic Portuguese ingredient that takes days to soak, chef George Mendes quick-cures fresh cod by standing it in kosher salt for only 10 minutes.

A slow cooker can can take your comfort food to the next level. Looking to amp up your beef stew but unsure where to start? Charring then steaming the peppers ensures that the romesco will reach a saucy, juicy consistency. Roasting fish fillets that have been oiled and seasoned is a fail-safe, hands-off technique with big flavor payoff. Ever wish you could master restaurant-style egg toasts? Photo by Alex Lau, Styling by Andy Baraghani, Photo by Alex Lau, food styling by Susie Theodorou, prop styling by Amy Wilson, Photo by Emma Fishman, Food Styling by Susie Theodorou, Photo by Marcus Nilsson, Food Styling by Frances Boswell, Prop Styling by Amy Wilson, Photo by Chelsie Craig, Food Styling by Olivia Mack McCool, Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Susie Theodorou, Prop Styling by Sophie Strangio, Photo by Alex Lau, food styling by Lillian Chou, prop styling by Beatrice Chastka, Photo by Emma Fishman, Food Styling by Sue Li, Photo by Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott, food styling by Rebecca Jurkevich, prop styling by Amy Wilson, Photo by Emma Fishman, Food Styling by Yekaterina Boytsova, Photo by Alex Lau, food styling by Rebecca Jurkevich, prop styling by Amy Wilson, Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Sue Li, Photo by Chelsie Craig, food styling by Anna Stockwell, Photo by Alex Lau, food styling by Sue Li, Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Chris Morocco, Prop Styling by Emily Eisen, Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Olivia Anderson, Prop Styling by Beatrice Chastka, Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Susie Theodorou, Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Anna Billingskog, Photo by Caleb Adams, Food Styling by Rhoda Boone and Jennifer Ophir, Photo by Alex Lau, food styling by Sue Li, prop styling by Kalen Kaminski, Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Sue Li, Prop Styling by Kalen Kaminski, Photo by Alex Lau, food styling by Sue Li, prop styling by Elizabeth Jaime, Photo by Chelsie Craig, Food styling by Rhoda Boone, Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Susie Theodorou, Photo by Chelsie Craig, food styling by Alison Attenborough, Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Michelle Gatton, Photo by Stephen Kent Johnson, Food Styling by Rebecca Jurkevich, Prop Styling by Kalen Kaminski, Photo by Chelsie Craig, food styling by Anna Billingskog, Turmeric Fish with Rice Noodles and Herbs, Grilled Salt-and-Pepper Black Bass with Curry Verde, Sushi Rice with Miso-Caramel Glazed Salmon, Cold Roast Salmon with Smashed Green Bean Salad, Grilled Spiced Snapper with Mango and Red Onion Salad, Swordfish Steaks with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers, Grilled Crispy-Skinned Salmon with Whole Lemon-Sesame Sauce, Crispy Fish with Brown Butter Sauce and Kohlrabi Salad, Roast Fish with Cannellini Beans and Green Olives, Sheet Pan Salmon and Squash with Miso Mojo, Salmon and Broccolini with Citrus-Chile Sauce, Grilled Swordfish with Charred Leeks and Citrus, Grilled Salmon Steaks with Cilantro-and-Garlic Yogurt Sauce, Slow-Roasted Salmon with Fennel, Citrus, and Chiles, Grilled Halibut Niçoise with Market Vegetables, Cod with Romesco Sauce, Hazelnuts, Lemon, and Parsley, Snapper with Blistered Bean Salad and Chile Vinegar. Save FB Tweet. Steaming keeps fish moist and couldn't be quicker.

The only part of this simple supper that requires any effort is the rémoulade sauce—and that just calls for a little chopping and stirring.

Don’t bother trying to divide this fillet into tidy portions.

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A handful of dried herbs, including basil, oregano, and cilantro, help this taste like it came straight out of a gourmet kitchen.

(Now you understand our obsession with this salsa-verde-slather salmon!) this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Roasting salmon low and slow yields fish that stays moist and tender even when served chilled. Drizzle it over the seared salmon and your starchy side of choice, like quinoa, rice, or roasted potatoes.

Drain the pasta, toss it all together, garnish the quick shrimp recipe with basil and feta, and dinner is done. The bowls are overflowing with flavor thanks to fresh herbs, vegetables, and a fish sauce-based dressing. Layering salmon between sheets of kombu is an easy way to gently cure it, drawing in salt and umami-depth. You can keep the herbs, sauce, and noodles separate, or combine them all in a bowl like we did.

In this version, the fried fish simmers briefly in the sauce before serving. This preparation is the signature dish for the area around Lake Catemaco, which boasts some of the best freshwater and saltwater fish and shellfish in the world.

Swordfish, with its meaty texture and strong (not in a bad way) flavor, can stand up to other robust seasonings like these. Try this Vietnamese takeout fakeout next time you're craving a cool seafood dish.

We love a classic Niçoise salad made with fancy oil-packed tuna, but using warm, slow-roasted salmon instead makes the whole thing feel a little more special. We’ve assembled a list of 50 of the world’s most reliable, inexpensive wines – bottles that offer amazing quality for their price year in and year out. We don't know who this Michele is that's lucky enough to be the inspiration behind this recipe, but she deserves a standing ovation. Angela F, Credit: Fire Roasted Tomato and Feta Pasta with Shrimp, Pan Seared Lemon Tilapia with Parmesan Pasta, Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Brian Talley, who says he “cooks as much fish as everyone in the family will tolerate,” pairs sweet flounder (a great source of lean protein) with a slightly smoky, healthy relish of homegrown chile peppers, corn and avocado. Lee Woolver uses lima beans to make a green butter for fish. Credit: The small bits of cauliflower gives the chowder broth a nice clean thickness. Savor all three dusted in Old Bay seasoning and swimming in a garlicky white wine citrus sauce. Not anymore!

Perfect crisped skin and a nutty pan sauce make fish feel downright luxurious. Scoring the fish ensures maximum crispy bits. (The word rundown refers to the simmering down of the coconut milk.) Credit:

Rundown is a classic Caribbean recipe that involves cooking foods like crab, mackerel or lobster in coconut milk. Fold a load of laundry and catch up on email while it bakes its way to perfection. Deb C, Credit:

All rights reserved. Olives and superfast pickled onions balance out creamy-crispy potatoes and roast cod.

A whole-cooked snapper topped with mango and red onion salsa. A simple garlic-and-herb-infused oil combined with wine vinegar acts as both a basting liquid and a sauce for the fish.

Just dipping your toe in the waters of cooking fresh fish at home? Ad Choices.

Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Ranking just behind salmon and tuna, tilapia is the third most popular fish for Americans.

A totally hands-off recipe that can be assembled ahead of time. Homemade mac and cheese meets lemon-scented seared tilapia in this comforting, wildly-affordable dinner for two. Slow-roasting fish is essentially fool-proof.

Bradford Thompson, who loves the whole crab he eats along Jamaica’s southern coast, near the town of Black River, uses chunks of lump crabmeat in this spicy, rich coconut-curry stew. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table.

You could use olive oil instead of the butter, however, or just serve lemon wedges.

Sure, we love salmon like everyone else, but one should never feel stuck.

View All Start Slideshow. The garlic-curry crisp in this recipe is your new secret weapon.

Pan-frying is a fabulous way to cook fish. "One of the easiest fish recipes of all time, this is my take on the oft-requested Miso-Glazed Black Cod made famous by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa," Chef John says. © Copyright 2020, 20 Things to Cook This Month That Have Nothing to Do With Thanksgiving, 15 Vegan Muffin Recipes for Easy Breakfasts, 15 Comfort Food Dinners That Start With Creamy Alfredo Sauce, 2-Ingredient Snacks That Are Too Easy Not to Make, Use Your Stale Bread in These Savory Bread Puddings, 13 Spiked Apple Cider Cocktails to Celebrate the Season, 15 Comfort Food Casseroles Inspired by World Cuisines, 12 Recipes to Turn Extra Chicken into Healthy Main Dish Salads, 15 Ground Beef Soup Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners, Ground Turkey Slow Cooker Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals, 11 Top Chicken Casseroles That Lean to the Healthy Side, 12 Classic Italian Recipes Made Easy in the Instant Pot, Don't Thaw: Easy Tips On Cooking Frozen Seafood, 16 Most Popular Side Dishes to Serve With Fish. Best Recipes Ever: Easy Fish Best Recipes Ever: Easy Fish.

You don’t need a culinary school degree to cook fish with skin as crunchy as a potato chip. This recipe puts a spin on prosciutto and melon by swapping in smoked salmon for the salty dry-cured ham.

"One of the easiest fish recipes of all time, this is my take on the oft-requested Miso-Glazed Black Cod made famous by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa," Chef John says. "You'll want to lick the plate clean," explains M TOUSSAINT of this recipe she developed — and we agree after tasting the parsley-Parmesan sauce.

Any day can feel and taste like Mardi Gras in your kitchen once you have this seafood recipe for two in your arsenal. July 27, 2012 Skip gallery slides. © John Kernick, Credit: Just add a basket of breadsticks or biscuits and your favorite bottle of rosé wine and prepare to reel in the compliments.

This is one of those throw-together dinner recipes that relies on staples like canned beans and lemons; all you have to do is pick up the fish. This roasted garlic charmoula—a classic North African marinade and sauce packed with fresh herbs and spices—is excellent with a rich fish, such as arctic char or salmon.

Layers of bright citrus and gentle heat add tons of flavor without weighing down this dish. We love making this take on a Niçoise salad with mâche instead of traditional frisée for a slightly more mellowed recipe. There are plenty more fish, uh, right here.