Mexican Fish Dishes

Light, mild fish is the perfect venue for celebrating Mexican spices and preparations, and given Mexico's long coastlines, a history of fish dishes pervades the cuisine. Spice up your fish this weekend with a Mexican recipe.

See Popular Mexican Fish Dishes Recipes

Salmon in Tomato-Olive Sauce

Food & Wine

Dionicio Jimenez serves his luscious salmon in a tomato sauce spiked with olives, capers, and pickled jalapenos. The accompaniment: Mexican rice flavored with carrots, green beans, and corn. Skip the Mexican rice; the sauce for the salmon is so delicious, it's perfect spooned over yellow rice.

Total: 40 mins

Chile-Honey-Glazed Salmon with Two Sauces

Food & Wine

At Mesa Grill in New York City, Bobby Flay presents his sweet-spicy salmon with three different sauces, including tomatillo salsa, black bean sauce and jalapeno crema (a play on Mexican sour cream).

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Chile-Lime Crab Salad with Tomato and Avocado

Food & Wine

The mix of fresh crab, avocado and juicy heirloom tomatoes here is a classic combination. But Sue Zemanick makes it seem new by tossing the salad with a vibrant, spicy dressing spiked with jalapeno.

Total: 30 mins

Red Snapper Ceviche

Food & Wine

Chef Allen Susser prefers to use firm white-fleshed fish like red snapper and grouper, as well as conch and rock shrimp, for ceviches, because they keep their shape well. "Dice the fish into uniform pieces, so they cook evenly in the citrus juice," he advises.

Total: 55 mins

Crispy Fried-Fish Tacos

Food & Wine

Classically trained chef Tomas Lee was eager to bring the Asian-taco craze to Atlanta with his new restaurant Hankook. Here, he flavors panko-breaded fried-fish tacos with hoisin mayonnaise.

Total: 1 hr

Fish Main Dishes: Light and Fresh Dinners for Spring

Light and satisfying, fish deserves to take centerstage for a holiday meal, weeknight supper, or dinner party. Try these dishes for salmon, cod, and more.

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Tilapia Fish Tacos with Arugula

Ladies' Home Journal

Ancho Glazed Salmon

Better Homes and Gardens

For a delectable weeknight meal, top salmon fillets with cilantro and chili and finish with sweet potatoes on the side.

Total: 20 mins

Snapper Vera Cruz

Atkins - Phase 1

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Total: 40 mins

Cheesy-Chipotle Flounder

Family Circle

Sauteed Baja Fish

Fitness

Rub white fish fillets with oil and chile pepper, then saute a few minutes on high heat for a super fast and healthy dinner.

Mango-Barbecue Fish Tacos

Midwest Living
Total: 45 mins

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Fajitas

Fitness

Saute everything in a skillet for this quick fajita dinner. That makes cleanup fast and easy.

Salsa-Baked Fish

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Total: 15 mins

Fish Tostadas with Chili Lime Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

A perfect appetizer recipe that costs just over $2 per serving. The combination of sour cream, chili lime cream and tilapia is ready in under 30 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Fish Tostadas with Chili Lime Cream

Midwest Living

$2.08 per serving

Total: 20 mins
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