17 Easy Fried Fish Recipes That Are Super Delicious
You need to eat more fish.
Fish, by nature, is such an easy cut of meat to cook. You can cook it in so many ways, but the easiest method has to be frying it. Plus, every one of these easy, delicious fish recipes takes well under an hour to make. Here are all the simple fish recipes you need:
1 Cracker-Crusted Fish Fillet with Yogurt Honey Mustard Dip Recipe
This easy white fish fillet has something special in its breading: whole wheat crackers! It makes the whole thing extra crispy. It's made even more scrumptious thanks to a side of delicious, creamy, tangy, light, and sweet dip that brightens it.
2 Beer-Battered Fish Tacos Recipe
Beer helps make the lightest, crispiest batter for your tender, flaky fish. It also makes the best filling for the freshest, tastiest fish tacos that are served with a mix of cilantro, jalapeños, lime juice, salsa, mayo, and crispy purple cabbage.
3 Tilapia Strips Recipe
Who doesn't love tilapia? You can use tilapia fish fillets for this recipe which will make your life much easier. Just coat your fish in breading, fry them, and serve them with an easy, spicy soy vinaigrette, and you're done in 16 minutes.
4 Pan-Fried Fish with Mediterranean Sauce Recipe
This pan-fried fish is covered in almond slivers, giving the average crust a run for its money. Served with tomatoes, oregano, garlic, capers, red onion, yellow bell peppers, and olives, this fresh veggie salad gives this dish its Mediterranean flair.
5 Whole Fried Fish with Black Bean Sauce Recipe
Pompano is such a delicious local fish! It's fried whole and given a generous, earthy, and umami-packed black bean sauce made of balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, and ginger.
6 Pan-Fried Fish in Citrus Sauce Recipe
Fish and citrusy flavors always make an amazing combination. Using both sweet oranges and tart lemons make this 20-minute recipe all the better with its delicious flavors.
7 Pan-fried Fish with Okra Recipe
With just half an hour, you can make this delicious pan-fried fish with the complex flavors of cumin and curry coming together in a rich, flavorful coconut cream.
8 Easy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe
Who can resist sweet and sour fish? It's perfect for those specific cravings, but also for those mad hungry days when you just need an easy and flavorful meal in thirty minutes.
9 Peanut-Crusted Lapu-Lapu Fillet with Mango Tamarind Sauce and Fried Kamote Recipe
Lapu-Lapu is one of the most delicious fish you can get locally. That delicious fish is made extra spectacular in this recipe, where it's complemented by a sweet yet tart mango-tamarind sauce.
10 Crunchy Fish Fingers Recipe
The Brits certainly knew what they were doing when they got hooked on fish and chips. Channel that love into making this easy version at home. These crispy fish fingers are made more crispy with potato chips and made even more divine with the delicious, creamy, spiced up, and aromatic yogurt dip.
11 Crispy Fried Pompano Recipe
This well-seasoned, crispy fried Pompano comes with crunchy, fresh jicama and mangoes. Can you believe how easy this incredible dish is?
12 Crunchy Fish Fillet Sandwich Recipe
Delicious fish fillets aren't just for rice! It makes for a great sandwich, too! Between two fluffy pieces of bread, you get tender, flaky fish that's coated in a delicious, textured cornmeal crust. Making it even more delicious is a crunchy, tangy cabbage slaw. You won't ever crave the fast food version again!
13 Pan-Fried Tilapia with Kare-Kare Sauce Recipe
Tilapia is one tender, mild, and delicious fish that you can make more special with a delicious, nutty kare-kare sauce. What isn't made special with kare-kare sauce? Just like all kinds of kare-kare, it's always best with bagoong! Plus, this only takes 25 minutes to make unlike your typical kare-kare recipe.
14 Tilapia Fingers with Green Mango Sauce Recipe
These crispy fried tilapia fingers come with a bright, pureed green mango sauce that brightens up the whole dish. Try it! You'll thank us later.
15 Fried Pompano with Tamarind Sauce Recipe
Fried fish is always better with a bright, zesty sauce. How about using your favorite sinigang tamarind mix to make the perfect sauce for your pompano?
16 Cream Dory with Coffee Butter Recipe
Cream dory is one of the easiest fish to handle. This recipe though takes the typical fish fillets up a notch with coffee butter which adds a richness and makes it deliciously aromatic.
17 Sizzling Bangus with Mushroom Sauce Recipe
This crispy fried sizzling bangus is made even more delicious with a rich, creamy mushroom sauce. It's then sprinkled with crunchy, tasty, and toasted garlic chips. Make this recipe as easy as possible by using deboned, seasoned baby daing na bangus.
When we think of fried fish, we often think of one way to make a simple dish. This list shows us that there are so many other ways it could be cooked, and this is just the beginning! Use your favorite fish or stray from the typical fish you use, and you might discover a new recipe to keep in your weekly meal plans.
Need a little guide with cooking fish? Here's a guide on the different kinds you can find at the market, and here's another guide on how to handle fish fillets so you can cook them perfectly each time.
Looking for more fish recipes? These recipes will only take 20 minutes to make!