Fish Dishes So Good You'll Want To Make Them Every Day

Sometimes, after you get home from a long day of work, eating a big plate of meat just sounds too heavy. At the same time, if you're really hungry, you may not want to opt for a vegetarian dish. So, what exactly should you do in situations like these? Well, if you're looking for something new and tasty to cook up, you'll love our collection of fish recipes you can make every day of the week.

Whether you're looking for something uncomplicated and unfussy that will come together in just a few minutes, or you're looking for a cooking project you can do on the weekend, we have plenty of options for you here at Mashed. Just one piece of advice: Try to keep an open mind. Not everyone likes fish, but there's a good chance you'll find a fish recipe to enjoy even if you're not the biggest seafood fan.

Ready to explore some incredibly delicious meals you can share with your friends and family? Check out some of our favorite fish dishes that we love whipping up to share ... or just enjoy ourselves.

Copycat Long John Silver's fish

Every once in a while, you probably have a craving to make your way through the drive-thru. Nobody can blame you — who doesn't love greasy fried food for a little treat? But if you're watching your wallet, you can try making some of that food at home. For example, why not try whipping up this copycat Long John Silver's fish? You won't believe how close it tastes to the real thing. You may never have to go through a drive-thru again.

Herbed salmon en papillote

When you're in the mood for something healthy, consider preparing this salmon en papillote recipe. Essentially, you're going to wrap your fish in paper while you cook it, which results in a nice, moist fish that you'll gobble up right away. What makes this recipe so special is the addition of grape tomatoes. They add a sweetness to the fish that you can't get any other way, so don't leave them out. Oh, and be sure to add plenty of garlic.

Pistachio-crusted salmon

If you're looking for something on the fancier side, you can't go wrong with a beautifully prepared salmon dish. That's why you should definitely consider making this pistachio-encrusted salmon this week. It looks incredibly aesthetically pleasing, and once you make it, you know you'll have to post it on social media. But it's not all about the looks: It tastes amazing, too. Add a squeeze of lemon on top, and it will become clear why this is a salmon recipe you need to have in your life.

Grilled salmon

You may be intimidated to take your salmon outside to the grill, but don't fret. In fact, grilling salmon is one of the easiest ways to prepare it. Your family and your guests will be super impressed that you cooked up such a beautiful fish dish. This grilled salmon recipe comes together in about 20 minutes, so it's another quick dinner that's perfect for busy nights. Feel free to get creative with toppings if you really want to take this salmon to the next level.

Salmon patties

If you're not the type to order a whole fish when you go to a seafood restaurant, it doesn't mean that you should give up on fish entirely. As a matter of fact, if you're looking for a recipe that just about everyone in your household will likely love, you can't go wrong with these salmon patties. They don't have a harsh fishy flavor, and they're packed with a ton of good stuff beyond just the fish itself. Perhaps the best part is the fact that you can make them in just ten minutes, so they're ideal for a quick lunch or a last-minute dinner.

Seared salmon with chickpeas and kale

Are you ready for the tastiest dinner you'll savor all week? If so, you're going to really love this seared salmon with chickpeas and kale. Searing salmon gives it a nice, crunchy exterior that really takes this fish to the next level. And how can you not love the combination of kale and chickpeas? Even though it might not be everyone's thing, we're going to suggest that you leave the skin on your salmon for this recipe. That's because the skin gets ultra crunchy, and it may just be the best part of the fish.