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8 Fantastically Flavoursome Fish Recipes ...

By Alison

Fish Recipes don´t have to be reserved just for Fridays! You can enjoy a delicious fish dish any day of the week, but for some reason many people find it more difficult to know how to cook fish. Fortunately, there are numerous terrific fish recipes floating around out there. If you´re stuck for ideas beyond the traditional fish pie, then try these delicious fish recipes for inspiration …

1 Blackened Tuna Steaks with Mango Salsa

Blackened Tuna Steaks with Mango Salsaallrecipes.com

If you´ve only ever eaten tuna from a can, then tuna steaks are going to be a real treat. The taste is, so I´m told, completely different. This fish recipe is packed full of flavour, with the mango salsa offering a tasty accompaniment to the steaks (which will only take a few minutes to cook).

2 Baked White Fish with Olives

Baked White Fish with Olivesjamieoliver.com

This recipe gives you plenty of choice when it comes to the fish – any white one will do. The fish is baked in the oven with olives and a tomato sauce. The sauce needs to be made in advance, but can be frozen or kept in the fridge, so it´s worth making in larger quantities and using it for different dishes.

3 Thai Style Steamed Fish

Thai Style Steamed Fishbbcgoodfood.com

Steaming is a very healthy way of cooking, and keeps all the flavour in. With chilli, lime, garlic and ginger, this fish recipe is a must for lovers of Thai food. It only takes 15 minutes to cook, so you can have a tasty and healthy meal ready in almost no time at all.

4 Baked Swordfish Steaks

Baked Swordfish Steakssouthernfood.about.com

This would be an impressive sounding dish to serve at a dinner party – impress your guests by announcing ´We´re having swordfish steaks!´. Herbs and mushrooms add lots of flavour to the fish, and the steaks could be left cooking in the oven while you enjoy the first course.

5 Baja Battered Fish

Baja Battered Fisheatingwell.com

It´s often said that the best batter for fish is made with beer – try this recipe and decide for yourself! This fish recipe also uses spices for a Mexican-style dish, and it´s intended to be served with tacos. That would make a great change from chicken or meat filling.

6 Sarsoon Machhi

indianfoodforever.com

And now for an Indian fish recipe. I´ve never heard of the recommended fish, so ask your fishmonger what they recommend for this dish. As you´d expect from Indian cookery, there are lots of amazing flavours to titillate your taste buds.

7 Whole Striped Bass with Lemon and Mint

Whole Striped Bass with Lemon and Mintepicurious.com

Mint is probably not something you´d have thought of cooking with fish, but it´s always worth experimenting. If you´ve got some growing in your garden then put it to good use (mint does grow rather prolifically) with this fish dish, which is simple to make and uses the less common striped bass.

8 Halibut Ceviche

Halibut Cevichefishalaskamagazine.com

The final fish recipe is one you´ve almost certainly not tried. For the uninitiated, ceviche is marinated raw fish, so if you´re feeling adventurous, try something new. Here, the fish is served with lots of tasty vegetables and herbs – perfect for a summer dish.

Fish recipes don´t have to be boring – even something as classic as fish pie could be remade into an imaginative version. All of the recipes here use lots of delicious ingredients to add amazing flavours, so be inspired and cook some fabulous fish recipes. What is your favourite fish, and have you ever tried anything really unusual?

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