This comforting bowl of chowder uses the natural starches found in russet potatoes to provide body, while a touch of heavy cream adds a velvety richness. The result is a naturally gluten-free soup with a light, creamy consistency that lets more delicate flavors like shallots and fish shine through.
Sauteed Black Sea Bass With Capers and Herb-Butter Sauce
Letting a fillet sizzle in a pan with butter, capers, and fresh herbs is one highly civilized way to get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. Go with sea bass, trout, or snapper-or any flaky white fish with a thin skin that will get super-crispy in the pan.
Grilled Fish for Tacos
Rather than double-fry it as they do in Baja, we rubbed ours with 3 spices and grilled it.
Cioppino (Seafood Stew)
This seafood stew, an impressive crowd-pleaser, can be prepared ahead of time and finished just 15 minutes before you serve it. If you leave out the crab legs, use an additional 8 ounces of white fish to keep the stew hearty.
Roasted Sea Bass with Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, and Salsa Rustica
Whole Roasted Sea Bass
This recipe for whole roasted sea bass is courtesy of Sam Hayward of Fore Street.
Fish en Papillote
Cooking en papillote (in parchment) seals in the moisture of fish fillets, yielding a silken entree and perfectly crisp-tender vegetables.
Sea Bass with Kale and Cannellini Beans
Any flaky white fish, like hake or cod, can be substituted for sea bass.
Fish Fillet with Rosemary
Any firm-fleshed white fish is the perfect vehicle for this deep-flavored, earthy sauce; you can also try it with fresh sea scallops. If you don't want to flour the fish, place all the ingredients in a parchment paper or foil pouch and bake in the oven instead.From the book "Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Wiley).
Oven-Roasted Fish and Mushrooms
Flavorful mushrooms, fresh herbs, and olive oil are healthy ways to enhance lean fish.
Grilled Garlic-Lime Fish Tacos
The ultimate summer food, these fish tacos are refreshing and so easy to make. Pile white-fleshed fish fillets into a tortilla and top with homemade corn salsa. Don't forget a squeeze of lime!