Fish Recipes for People Who Think They Hate Seafood
You won’t believe fish can taste this good!
Fish is an acquired taste. It has a unique texture and flavor compared to land meats like chicken and beef. That’s why many picky eaters avoid it. Since there are so many health benefits from eating fish and shellfish, it’s smart to give it another try. Even if you’ve never been a seafood fan, these recipes can change your mind!
Amazing Mahi-Mahi Tacos
Fish tacos are always a great option to spice up Taco Tuesday. This recipe for amazing mahi-mahi tacos from How to Feed A Loon is sure to be a big hit! Mahi-mahi is a meaty fish with a mild flavor that tastes wonderful blackened with taco seasonings. Don’t skip the avocado-lime slaw!
Easy Homemade Fish Sticks
Fish sticks aren’t just for kids. Adults and kids are a big fan of these homemade fish sticks from Nellie Bellies. All you need are three ingredients to make homemade fish sticks that taste even better than store-bought sticks.
The name cod cakes might not sound appetizing but these potato packed cakes sure are tasty! Cod is another mildly flavored fish. You’ll barely notice it when you bite into a crispy cod cake filled with mashed potatoes and seasonings. This recipe from Easy and Delish lives up to the blog’s name.
New England Fish Chowder
Creamy New England chowder is comfort food. If you don’t like the chewy texture and strong taste of oyster chowder, you are in luck! Instead of oysters, this recipe calls for a mild white fish like cod or haddock stewed in a creamy, bacon fat broth.
Crispy Cod Sandwich
If you love a good sandwich, you’ll be a fan of EatingWell’s crispy cod sandwich. The crispy baked cod is easy to make at home. Pair it with fresh vegetable toppings or tangy coleslaw.
Tilapia with Balsamic Butter Sauce, Thyme Mashed Potatoes, and Sugar Snap Peas
This recipe from Bon Appetite is a go-to for many people who aren’t fish fans. Tilapia is white fish that’s popular because of its neutral flavor. The balsamic butter sauce it’s drizzled in makes it taste rich and savory.
Baked Popcorn Shrimp with Sweet Chili Sauce
Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States because it doesn’t have a fishy flavor. These baked popcorn shrimp from EatingWell are mouth-wateringly good. Made with zesty Thai chili and Greek yogurt sauce, these baked shrimps are to die for!
Have you noticed a trend? Whitefish, like cod and tilapia, are the most popular fish for seafood haters. If you are looking for more ways to get seafood into your diet, you can hunt for other recipes for white fish. Don’t let the fish counter overwhelm you! If you’ve never bought fresh seafood before, swing by City Fish Market! Our team of seafood experts will happily answer your questions and help you find the perfect fillet for dinner tonight.