Cooking Fish For Beginners: 7 Simple Recipes

Given how many people struggle with cooking fish, we wanted to put together a series of recipes to act as a guide to cooking fish for beginners. It can seem daunting and many only choose to eat fish when dining out. But, these recipes prove that it couldn’t be any easier!

The key to cooking good fish is that it is as fresh as possible. Spend a little extra money on sourcing it from a good fish monger or a high end supermarket. As long as the produce is good the rest of the steps will be super simple.

Beginner’s Guide to Cooking Fish

1. How To Cook The Perfect Fish Fillet In 7 Minutes

As a former professional chef, the one thing I know most home cooks struggle with is how to cook the perfect fish fillet. Most are so terrified by the process that they eschew cooking it at home and stick to eating fish in restaurants. But honestly? It’s super simple.

Using a fresh piece of salmon, we’re showing you how to cook the perfect fish fillet. You’ll be blown away by just how simple the process is.

2. 15-Minute Tuna Tartare

Forget about waiting to visit a fancy restaurant for a seafood feast, because we have an incredible 15 minute tuna tartare recipe for you. This is the sort of dish that high-end joints will charge a fortune for, but which you can actually make in your own kitchen for a fraction of the cost.

3. Panfried Sea Bass With Pineapple Salsa

Our series of classic little recipes with just 7 simple ingredients helps you learn how to cook, and this panfried sea bass recipe is the perfect example. It comes served with a tangy pineapple salsa and takes less than 20 minutes to prepare.

The beauty of this recipe is that it is as pretty and tasty as anything you would eat in a top-class restaurant. The only difference? Youre cooking it from the comfort of your own kitchen!

4. Orecchiette With Garlic Prawns & Spinach

Some of the best things in life are the simplest, and that is certainly the case with this orecchiette with garlic prawns. A recipe of such simplicity yet such depth of flavour that it will instantly hook you and become one of your favourites. It’s a real showstopper pasta dish.

5. Seven-Ingredient Tangy Salmon Ceviche

Sitting outside on a warm day with a glass of wine and this tangy salmon ceviche is as good as life could possibly get. The method is simple, so as long as you have super fresh fish this is the sort of recipe that you really can’t mess up.

Cooking Fish For Beginners

6. Quick Seared Tuna With Chinese Kale

This gorgeous fresh tuna with Chinese kale is one of those simple, healthy recipes that is ideal for a post-work out meal. The best bit is that you’ll be able to make the whole dish from start to finish in less than 20 minutes.

Cooking Fish For Beginners

7. Cheat Salmon & Ginger Noodles

Have always been worried about cooking fish? Then these salmon and ginger noodles are the ideal place for you to start. There are no complicated cooking techniques or hard to master terms in this recipe. The end result? A super healthy and delicious recipe that everybody will love.

Cooking fish for beginners has never been this easy!

Cooking Fish For Beginners

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