Cooking whole fish can seem intimidating and time-consuming — but don’t write off this striking seafood dish just yet. Whole fish cooks up quickly and can be served family style for a beautiful main that is sure to impress. Try these quick and delicious whole fish recipes to make a splash at your next family gathering.
Creole Whole Fish in the Style of Cas' Anny
Serve one whole fish per person of this Caribbean dish spiced with garlic, thyme and lime.
Whole Poached Trout
Whole trout poached in white wine and stuffed with mascarpone and fresh herbs.
Whole Baked Fish with Lemon and Herbs
A classically flavoured baked fish served with yogurt caper sauce makes a delicious weeknight meal.
Stuff your favourite fish with this mixture of shrimp, carrots and leeks for a satisfying main.
Whole Crispy Snapper in Thai Broth
This crispy, deep-fried fish will suck up the tangy, spicy flavours of the Thai broth.
Grilled Sea Bream with Herbs and Garlic Croutons
Tender, juicy grilled sea bream is topped with a crispy, garlic-infused crouton for a dinner to remember. Mark McEwan’s expert tips take the mystery out of this restaurant-quality specialty.