11 Easy Ways to Cook Fish

Cooking a fish doesn’t have to be as hard as deboning one

There's a misconception that you need a lot of time and culinary skill to prepare fish, but we don't think you need to be an expert to whip something up. Below is our list of some pretty easy ways to make fish.

What's the easiest way to prepare a fish? Don't cook it! This dish only takes 10 minutes to assemble, and you can use sea bass or snapper.
This catfish recipe is incredibly simple—the fish doesn't need more than a quick pan-fry in butter.
Clocking in at 20 minutes, this recipe combines a lettuce wrap (ssäm is Korean for "wrapped") with sauces and perfectly grilled porgy or snapper fillets.
This bluefish paté has all the makings of a traditional fish dip—cream cheese, lemon, herbs—with a few updates to give it some zing.
Does it get more simple than a sandwich? Packed with tomatoes, local bell peppers, black niçoise olives, anchovies and tuna, pan bagnat is basically a salade niçoise on crusty bread.
Another heat-free recipe that will ensure you won't burn your dinner.
Both the shrimp prep and the sauce prep are pretty simple in this classic Italian-American pasta dish.
Just stuff 'em and grill 'em.
Iceberg lettuce leaves make great vessels for eating marinated grilled shrimp as a hand-held appetizer. For added kick, drizzle with sweet chile sauce.
A no-frills way to cook fish that still gives you great flavor.
Inspired by the street foods of coastal city Ensenada, this tostada is a perfect combination of citrus, spicy chiles, and fresh seafood.

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