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
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!
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.
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!
Cod or Haddock is A Wonderful Choice for Any Fish Friday:
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!
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.
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.
Tilapia, Sea Bass and Dover Sole for Something Quick and Easy?
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!
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!
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!
Fancy a Pasta Dish for Good Friday Dinner?
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!
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!
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!
Traditional Fish Recipes are Traditional for a Good Reason:
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!
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!
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!
An Asian Twist on Good Friday Fish:
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!
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!
Budget-Friendly Fish Friday: What Can Be Done with a Tin of Tuna?
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.
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!
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!
Good Friday dinner sorted? Have a look at our Easter recipes to get some wonderful ideas for a very festive table!