Four Ways To Cook Fish To Perfection

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Eating fish is an amazing source of omega-3 fatty acids, as well as other dietary benefits like fiber and vitamins B-6 and B-12. Although you can eat fish raw and will never be at any health risk, most people enjoy their fish cooked. Here are four methods for you try to next time you want to cook up something delicious for dinner.

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This method requires you to wrap your fish in parchment paper, along with any aromatics so the fish can absorb the flavor. Cook the fish at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes for a perfectly flaky fillet.


Poaching is an extra healthy way to let the fish absorb flavor. Just pour liquid enough liquid over the fish just to cover, and heat until nearly boiled about 8-10 minutes.


This summer, try throwing some fillets onto the grill. They only take about 4-6 minutes to cook per side and you will have a perfectly cooked fish.


Frying fish is an awesome way to get it crunchy on the outside while allowing it to cook and get soft on the inside. Just made a simple batter for it, toss it in a pot with oil, and wait until it turns out golden brown.