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This great collection of easy seafood recipes is designed to help you see how easy it is to cook fish.
A lot of people are wary about cooking fish because they don't know what to serve it with. Most recipes on this site have serving suggestions - an example of what vegetable will go with that recipe.
It can be as easy as some crusty bread to mop up the juices or a salad to add some color.
A good rule of thumb when you're cooking seafood is if the fish is 'dry' so grilled, baked, roasted for example without a sauce, then have a saucy side - cauliflower cheese or mac and cheese for example.
Use sauces - parsley, cheese, mayonnaise etc - to add some flavour and juices to the finished dish.
Try cooking an all in one, so vegetables, sauce and fish are all in one pot - then you'll just have to add a carb, potatoes, bread, couscous, pasta, rice and so on.
It's no harder putting a meal plan together for a fish main than it is a pork chop or steak.
Fish is very quick to cook - with direct heat, 10 minutes or less, oven heat 20 -30 minutes. You can have a fish meal on the table quicker than you can get a takeaway.
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Just because it's 'easy' doesn't have to mean boring or run of the mill.
I define easy seafood recipes as being something that doesn't take a lot of steps to cook, doesn't have loads of unusual ingredients and doesn't need complicated preparation.
So, a lovely salmon steak, with a great marinade cooked alongside its vegetables I would say is easy, but gourmet.
Have a look at some of these fabulous recipes.
Some dishes that we look at as simple are actually quite messy - I'm thinking of things like fish cakes where, if you're using leftovers, that's great, but if you're starting from scratch you've got a load of preparation work to do.
So, to be defined as easy recipes, I think there should be no more than two pans (preferably one!) and a shortish list of easy to find ingredients - nothing exotic or unusual.
It shouldn't take too long to cook - no fiddly skinning, rolling or filleting.
Canned fish is great for learners - it's full of flavour and economical. I use canned tuna in pasta dishes as a substitute for ground beef.
Pan frying is quick - get your veggies ready before you start.
Smoked fish is so tasty and a little goes a long way.
This is just a selection of recipes that I would classify as 'easy' - something for everybody, dinner parties, family meals, pasta, curry, you can see how versatile fish is.
You can substitute similar fish - for example, you could
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