But if you’re trying to make some better-for-you choices this year, eating more fish may be your simplest – and most delicious way – to keep those resolutions. High protein. Fewer calories. Heart-healthy omega 3s. And if those reasons aren’t enough, seafood typically cooks really quickly – making it perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have a lot of time.
Ready to dive into some fresh dinner ideas?
7 Fresh & Fun Recipes for Fish
- Bayou Bourbon Salmon. With dark brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and a hint of bourbon, this rich sauce makes perfectly succulent salmon every single time. Pour. Bake. Boom.
You can substitute Honey Teriyaki Sauce, too. It’s one of my personal faves!
- Fresh Citrus Herb Fish. All the flavor – without the fat! Bright and sunny, this light and citrusy grilled fish makes it easy to eat a little healthier. Pair it with grilled asparagus and baby new potatoes. (Tip: I love to use grouper, cod or halibut, but any firm white fish will work nicely.)
- Rustic Herb Fish. With zesty lemon and savory herbs, this five-star recipe is a wonderful way to make buttery fish that your whole family will love – in 15 minutes flat! Try it with long-grain rice and your favorite steamed veggies.
- Balsamic & Herb Salmon. Sweet balsamic. Succulent honey. Rustic herbs. This tangy, restaurant-style salmon is so delicious and simple to make – and It’s fall-off-your-fork, melt-in-your-mouth tender. Serve with roasted green beans or broccoli.
- Mediterranean Fish II. With salty feta, savory pesto and tangy Kalamata olives, this Mediterranean-style fish is quick and delicious. For simple side dishes, pair it with sliced cucumbers. orzo, chopped tomatoes or roasted potatoes.
- Spinach & Herb Fish. Prefer something with a little crunch? Mix up this crispy, pan-fried, perfectly seasoned fish recipe for dinner. You can try this recipe with chicken breasts (pounded to about ¼-inch thickness), too!
- Sweet Chili Garlic Salmon. A little sweet. A little sassy. A whole lot of delicious. This rich, slightly caramelized salmon has become one of our family’s favorites. Here’s how to make it tonight, complete with step-by-step photos:
Step 1: Season
Preheat your oven broiler to HIGH. Season 1½ pounds skin-on salmon fillets with 1 teaspoon Garlic Pepper Seasoning.
Step 2: Sauce
Pour 1 tablespoon Roasted Garlic Infused Oil into a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. In a small bowl, combine ⅔ cup sweet chili sauce, 2 tablespoons brown or Dijon mustard and 2 tablespoons sriracha sauce.
Pour into hot skillet.
Step 3: Sizzle & Serve
Add salmon fillets, skin-side-up, and 1 sliced lemon. Cook 3 minutes. Remove skillet from stovetop, and place in oven. Broil 3-4 minutes; flip salmon to be skin-side down, and broil 1-2 additional minutes.
Spoon sauce from the skillet over salmon fillets. Serve with roasted broccoli or charred rounds of sweet bell peppers. Yum! You can view the complete recipe here » .
Talk about a good catch, right? You’ll find all kinds of other quick fish, shrimp and seafood recipes on our website, too.
So go ahead, friends … and go fish!