American fish recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
1 vote
178 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
10458 views
Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

So I didn't find a recipe I liked for this and had to bungle my way through it alone. But it turned out pretty darned good! Nice crispy crunch, and…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
3 votes
4394 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
5718 views
Salmon Patties Like Mom’s - well sorta!

Salmon Patties Like Mom’s - well sorta!

My siblings and I just loved salmon patties in the “good old days.” Mom was in the workforce so the pantry was…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2012
Professional
2 votes
2189 views
Lemon Paprika Tilapia

Lemon Paprika Tilapia

This is a delicious version of Tilapia that we adapted from a Bon Appetit recipe. We served it with the quinoa recipe linked below. It was a great…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2011
Advanced
2 votes
3196 views
Psari Plaki

Psari Plaki

I copied this from The Essential Mediterranean Cookbook. I only changed it slightly.

Kyra Martin
Jun 2013
Professional
3 votes
1438 views
Salmon Shells in Lemon Sauce

Salmon Shells in Lemon Sauce

Large pasta shells are stuffed with a salmon patty mixture and topped with a creamy lemon sauce and shredded cheddar cheese. Canned pink salmon…

Julia Ann Souders
Sep 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
616 views
Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

I like the speed with which I can get a seafood dish from pan to table. Only 15 minutes of cooking makes this tilapia main dish perfect for hurried…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
1996 views
Garden Salmon Loaf

Garden Salmon Loaf

BearNakedBaker
Apr 2011
Professional
1 vote
1255 views
Grilled Whole Salmon Indonesian Style

Grilled Whole Salmon Indonesian Style

This is an excellent and flavorful way to cook fish that I adapted from the Barbecue Bible. I had a large,…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2009
Advanced
5 votes
2921 views
Mild Blackened Catfish

Mild Blackened Catfish

I made this mild version of blackened catfish for my family. The dish turned out perfect for my kids, and my husband and I added extra cayenne…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
2041 views
Fresh Cilantro Pesto

Fresh Cilantro Pesto

Since most of my recipes use only a few sprigs of cilantro, I decided to make a pesto using the rest of the bunch. You can use this sauce on fish,…

Melanie Yunk
Sep 2008
Professional
2 votes
4442 views
Bacon Wrapped Trout

Bacon Wrapped Trout

The salt and smoke from the bacon gives this delicate white fish all the seasoning it needs.

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
780 views
Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice

Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice

Bright, colorful and weeknight simple, this seafood entree is special enough for company, too.

Mary Shaldibina
Dec 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
2243 views