These Are All The Foolproof Fish Recipes You Need For Lent

Running out of ideas on how to cook fish?

Are you skipping the chicken, pork, and beef this Lenten season? We have all the easy fish recipes that you need. All of these recipes take under an hour to make since fish naturally cooks really fast.

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1 Calamansi Fish Fillet Recipe

In just 20 minutes, you can whip up this pan-fried fish. Plus, most of the ingredients this recipe use are most likely already in your kitchen. 


Marinate your fish fillets in tangy calamansi juice!

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2 Crunchy Fish Fingers Recipe

Use your favorite potato chips to make these delicious fish fingers. They'll go really well with the herby yogurt dip included in this recipe.

Potato chips give classic fish sticks an addictive savory, salty punch.

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3 Crunchy Fish Fillet Sandwich Recipe


Add a little variety to your meals by using your fish fillet for a crunchy but tender burger.

Fry this cornmeal-crusted cream dory until super crunchy!

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4 Tilapia Fish Cake Recipe

The humble tilapia can be turned into these interesting, crunchy, and creamy fish cakes. What makes it so creamy? There’s a secret ingredient in it!


Use tilapia to make these delicious savory fish cakes.

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5 Ginataang Galunggong (Fish Cooked in Coconut Milk) Recipe

This 30-minute fish recipe only uses six ingredients while packing in big flavors. Galunggong, after all, is already delicious, so it doesn't need much to be amazing.

Let this delicate fish simmer in coconut milk for a comforting main dish.


6 Fish Congee Recipe

Do you know what makes this recipe super easy? Congee is near impossible to burn or overcook. Congee is actually one of the easiest recipes you can make. Adding fish just raises the flavor profile.

Cooking congee in the rice cooker frees you up for other chores, making this the perfect for busy mornings.

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7 Fish Cocido (Fish Stew) Recipe

This simple, refreshing fish stew only has three steps! It's that easy to make. Plus, you get all the benefits of the veggies.


This Filipino fish stew is delicious with a squeeze of tangy calamansi!

Anyone can make these easy fish recipes. They're also so quick to make, allowing you to save time so you can spend more meaningful hours intended for this holy season.


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