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20 Best Good Friday Fish Recipes

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Is Good Friday a Fish Friday? Or is it that any Fish Friday is a Good Friday? We think that any day finished with a wonderful fish dish is better than any other day! So if you are looking for a dinner menu for this Good Friday, look no further! We have compiled a bunch of our absolute favourite fish dinner ideas (our own and our fellow bloggers’ too!) to suit any budget, taste preference and time limits!

Salmon Recipes Make Delicious Meals

1. Dukkah Salmon, Aubergine and Courgette with Harissa and Mint Yoghurt

If you never used Dukkah in your kitchen before, this is a great recipe for you to try and fall in love with it! Dukkah Spiced Salmon is pan-fried and plated with griddled aubergine and courgettes with a spicy harissa drizzle. The lot is served with a fresh and cooling mint yoghurt sauce, which really helps to balance out harissa heat!

Dukkah Spiced Salmon is served in a blue bowl with griddled courgettes and aubergine.
Dukkah Spiced Salmon, Courgette and Aubergine with Harissa and Mint Yoghurt (by Somebody Feed Seb)

2. Lohikeitto Recipe

Tired of baked salmon dishes? Try this delicious Lohikeitto recipe – delicious and the easiest ever salmon soup that is so popular in Finland. Made in just under 40 minutes, this cozy and hearty fish soup is sure to warm you on the chilly winter nights.

Lohikeitto Soup is served in a white bowl.
Lohikeitto (by Lavander and Macarons)

3. Salmon Tacos with Mango Salsa

Brighten up your dinnertime with these delightful, sweet and spicy Salmon Tacos with Mango Salsa made by Sims Home Kitchen! They are surprisingly easy to make and are ready in less than 30 minutes. What a wonderful fish dish for your Good Friday with a difference!

Fish tacos with mango salasa on a white plate.
Salmon Tacos with Mango Salsa (by Sims Home Kitchen)

Cod or Haddock is A a Wonderful Choice for Any Fish Friday:

1. Zesty Herb-Crusted Haddock

A healthy, simple, and incredibly delicious dinner that will take only 30 minutes from start to finish! Our Zesty Herb-Crusted Haddock is bursting with lemon freshness and unique flavour of tarragon. Served with garlic spinach, juicy cherry tomatoes, and buttery rice, it feels like an extremely special meal that you can treat yourself even when short on time or counting calories!

Herb Crusted Haddock is served with cherry tomatoes, sauteed spinach and white rice on a teal plate.
Zesty Herb-Crusted Haddock (by Somebody Feed Seb)

2. Baked Panko Parmesan Crusted Cod

Spice and Life sure know how to impress with a one-sheet fish recipe! Parmesan crusted cod makes this recipe sound very posh, almost restaurant-like, but the truth is that it does taste like from an expensive outlet, but it gets ready in about 20 minutes.

Parmesan Crusted Cod (by Spice and Life)

3. German Baked Cod in Mustard Cream

Inspired by German buffet food at Disney’s Epcot park, this simple but elegant German Baked Cod in Mustard Cream is a must-try recipe. Perfect for entertaining, this German fish dish is SO EASY to make, add it to your repertoire of no-brainer-but-special dinner recipes.

German Cod in mustard sauce swerved with potatoes and dill.
German Baked Cod in Mustard Cream (by Erica’s Recipes)

Tilapia, Sea Bass and Dover Sole for Something Quick and Easy?

1. Meditarranean Sea Bass with Basil

A light low-calorie dinner with no compromise on flavour that is ready in less than 30 minutes? Yes, that’s possible! Our Mediterranean Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Basil Pesto may be just what you are looking for! A healthy and delicious meal that only requires a few ingredients, this is a perfect midweek recipe that is both simple and luxurious!

Sea Bass with Basil Pistou (by Somebody Feed Seb)

2. Quick Pan-Fried Dover Sole

This Quick pan-fried Dover sole with capers and lemon is a fast and easy-to-make fish dish for a busy weeknight. This meal comes together in less than 20 minutes!

Dover sole is served on a white plate with capers and a slice of lemon.
Quick Pan-Fried Dover Sole (by What a Girl Eats)

3. Baked Tilapia with Spinach – Pecan Pesto

Baked Tilapia with Spinach – Pecan Pesto is an easy recipe that makes a great, healthy weeknight dinner but is elegant enough to serve to guests! Certainly a great recipe for Good Friday!

Baked Tilapia (by From a Chef’s Kitchen)

Fancy a Pasta Dish for Good Friday Dinner?

1. Smoked Salmon Pasta

A simple, but delicious Smoked Salmon & Spinach Pasta dish that is ready in 15 minutes! Succulent flakes of smoked salmon and zingy lemon go perfectly well in this rich and creamy bowl of spaghetti! With few ingredients and very minimal preparation and cooking, this is a perfect meal for a date night for two, or to throw together after a long hard day at work!

Spaghetti with smoked salmon and spinach served in a white bowl.
Smoked Salmon and Spinach Spaghetti (by Somebody Feed Seb)

2. Prawn Pasta with Herbs From the Garden

Pasta dishes sometimes have a bad reputation – it is something you make out of necessity, something quick, something rather boring? Not this time! Bursting with all the flavours of the garden (or windowsill) herbs, dry white wine and lemon, our Creamy Prawn Pasta is one of the most delicious Pasta dishes we make! With great flavours and minimal effort, this recipe will only ask for 25 minutes of your time!

Prawn Pasta with Herbs From the Garden (by Somebody Feed Seb)

3. Smoked Salmon Mezzalune with Lemon Dill Butter

Smoked Salmon Mousse filled pasta served with lemon dill butter – it certainly can’t get much better. The final result is a delicate but extremely tasty plate of Smoked Salmon Mezzaluna Pasta drizzled with lemon dill butter. It’s a show stopper!

Smoked Salmon Mezzalune are served with dill lemon butter on a dark blue plate.
Smoked Salmon Mezzalune with Lemon Dill Butter (by Somebody Feed Seb)

Traditional Fish Recipes are Traditional for a Good Reason:

1. Beer Battered Fried Fish (Fish & Chips Recipe)

Nothing is more traditional than good old fish and chips, right? Beer Battered Fried Fish are flaky, fresh fillets seasoned with salt and pepper, hand-dipped in a homemade beer batter, and then deep-fried until perfectly golden brown!

Fish and Chips are garnished with lemon slices and served with a  selection of sauces and drinks.
Beer Battered Fish and Chips (by Sugar and Soul)

2. Homemade Fish Burger With Tartar Sauce

A simple, yet delicious fish burger! Three elements make it: a fluffy, buttery brioche bun, a lovely piece of white fish fillet and homemade tartar sauce. In our opinion, this is a better version of a famous fillet-o-fish burger! Serve with some fries for the ultimate fast-food experience at home!

Homemade Fish Burger with Tartar Sauce (by Somebody Feed Seb)

3. Inverted Fish Pie with Smoked Haddock

A slight twist on a traditional British Fish Pie. Our Inverted Fish Pie with Smoked Haddock has a layer of potatoes and spring greens at the bottom of the dish and is topped with fish and a cheesy mustard sauce! A wonderful dinner dish for those Fish Fridays!

Inverted Fish Pie (by Somebody Feed Seb)

An Asian Twist on Good Friday Fish:

1. Ginger-Soy Glazed Haddock

These baked haddock fillets are bathed in a marinade of fresh ginger and soy, all accented with lemon and chopped fresh parsley. Make this healthy haddock recipe by Platter Talk today – it’s absolutely delicious!

Soy and ginger glazed haddock is served with a range of vegetables and slices of lemon.
Soy & Ginger Glazed Haddock (by Platter Talk)

2. Miso Glazed Cod

A delicious, moist, and tender thick piece of cod marinated with Japanese miso makes a wonderful sweet and salty fish dish for you to try! Easy enough to make for any weekday dinner, and impressive tasting for your most fancy dinner party too! A versatile recipe, this Miso-Glazed Cod goes equally well with rice, noodles and mashed potato!

Pan-Fried Miso Glazed Cod (by Somebody Feed Seb)

Budget-Friendly Fish Friday: What Can Be Done with a Tin of Tuna?

1. 4-Ingredients Recipe: Easy Spicy Tuna Dip

Adapted from the recipe of a famous singaporean peranakan food author, sylvia tan, this easy spicy tuna dip is great for when you’ve nothing in the fridge and need to raid your pantry! It only requires 4-ingredients & about 15 minutes.

Spicy tuna dip on a wooden board.
4-Ingredient Spicy Tuna Dip (by Greedy Girl Gourmet)

2. Tuna Fishcakes with Poached Egg

Fishcakes are one of the British family favourites: easy to make, budget-friendly and, of course, delicious! We decided to elevate this humble meal into a fancy, but still inexpensive dish that will not only fill your bellies but also aesthetically impress! We present to you, our Tuna Fishcakes with Poached Eggs and homemade Hollandaise Sauce!

Tuna Fishcakes with Poached Eggs (by Somebody Feed Seb)

3. Better Tuna Nicoise with Honey Mustard Dressing

Perfect combination and balance of flavours, this Tuna Nicoise Salad is an easy, simple and very delicious option for dinner or a packed lunch and can be served warm or cold! Topped with tinned tuna, sundried tomatoes and capers, this salad is bursting with flavours. Made better with roast baby potatoes and delicious honey and mustard dressing, this is our Better Tuna Nicoise that is both healthy and filling!

Tuna nicoise salad is served in a white bowl.
Better Tuna Nicoise Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing (by Somebody Feed Seb)

Good Friday dinner sorted? Have a look at our Easter recipes to get some wonderful ideas for a very festive table!

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8 Replies to “20 Best Good Friday Fish Recipes”

  1. Great ideas for Good Friday! Loving all these recipe round ups!

    1. Thanks! Hope you can find something you’ll enjoy here 🙂

  2. These are all such great ideas for good friday, or really any day because fish is so delicious! I try to eat fish at least 3 times a week, so love the options here.

    1. That’s great, Danielle! And thanks, we hope you get to try some of these 🙂

  3. I am in love with both the salmon and German cod recipes. So many good options here and saves eating meat at Easter. Yum, can’t wait to try a few!

    1. Me too, Adrienne! The cod is so creamy, and the salmon… Well… salmon is simply our favourite fish in the world! 😀

  4. There is so much amazing choice here. Definitely something for the whole family.

    1. We cooked all of these dishes numerous times and can definitely vouch for them! Definitely something for everyone here! 🙂

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