List of fish dishes

This is a list of notable fish dishes. In culinary and fishery contexts, fish includes shellfish, such as molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms. Fish has been an important source of protein for humans throughout recorded history.

Fish dishes


Asam pedas prepared with giant gourami
  • À l'amiral
  • Ackee and saltfish
  • Acqua pazza
  • Agujjim
  • Amplang
  • Arsik
  • Asam pedas
  • Aseed


Baccalà alla vicentina is a Venetian-Italian dish native to Vicenza that is made from stoccafisso (stockfish)
Baccalà alla lucana, traditional recipe from Basilicata
  • Bacalaíto
  • Bacalhau à Brás
  • Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá
  • Bacalhau à Zé do Pipo
  • Bacalhau com natas
  • Bacalhau com todos
  • Baccalà alla lucana
  • Baccalà alla vicentina
  • Bagoong isda
  • Bánh canh
  • Bermuda fish chowder
  • Bombay duck
  • Bouillabaisse
  • Bourdeto
  • Brandade
  • Brathering
  • Brudet
  • Burong isda


Canh chua is a sour soup indigenous to the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. It is typically made with fish from the Mekong River Delta and additional ingredients.
Ceviche is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, such as lemon or lime, and spiced with ají or chili peppers.
  • Cabbie claw
  • Caldeirada
  • Caldillo de congrio
  • Canh chua
  • Cappon magro
  • Catfish stew
  • Ceviche
  • Chhencheda
  • Chueo-tang
  • Cioppino
  • Coulibiac
  • Crappit heid
  • Cullen skink


  • Daing
  • Dojo nabe
  • Dressed herring


  • Encebollado
  • Eomandu
  • Escabeche
  • Esgarrat
  • Esqueixada


Fish and chips in Edinburgh, Scotland
Fish chowder
  • Fischbrötchen
  • Fish and brewis
  • Fish and chips
  • Fish ball
  • Fish boil
  • Fish chowder
  • Fish finger sandwich
  • Fish head casserole
  • Fish head curry
  • Fish moolie
  • Fish pie
  • Fish soup
  • Fish steak
  • Fish tacos
  • Fish tea
  • Fishcake
  • Fisherman's soup


  • Ginataang isda


  • Herring soup
  • Hongeohoe
  • Huachinango a la Veracruzana


Ikan goreng is a generic term that refers to various kinds of Indonesian and Malaysian dishes of deep fried fish or other forms of seafood.
  • Ikan bakar
  • Ikan goreng
  • Ikan kicap
  • Inun-unan


  • Janssons frestelse


  • Kaeng som
  • Kakavia
  • Kalakukko
  • Kedgeree
  • Kibbeling
  • Kinilaw
  • Kuai


Lohikeitto is a common dish in Finland and other Nordic countries that consists of salmon fillets, boiled potatoes and leeks.[1]
  • Laulau
  • Lavangi (food)
  • Linagpang
  • Linarang
  • Lohikeitto
  • Loimulohi
  • Lumpiang isda
  • Lutefisk


Machher Jhol(Machha jhola) in an Odia style is a traditional Bengali and Odia spicy fish stew. It is in the form of a very spicy stew that is served with rice.
Maachha Bihana is Fish egg curry in an oriya style.
  • Maeuntang
  • Mangalorean Bangude Masala
  • Masgouf
  • Mohinga
  • Moqueca


  • Nanbanzuke


  • Odorigui


Paling in 't groen is a Flemish regional dish, mainly from the area along the River Scheldt between Dendermonde and Antwerp. The Dutch language name (literally 'eel in the green') refers to freshwater eel in a green herb sauce.[2][3]
  • Paksiw na isda
  • Paling in 't groen
  • Paprykarz szczeciński
  • Pastéis de Bacalhau
  • Pastilla
  • Piaparan
  • Pinangat na isda
  • Pira caldo
  • Poke
  • Pompano en Papillote
  • Portuguese asado
  • Psarosoupa
  • Pudpod


  • Quenelle


  • Rakfisk
  • Rollmops
  • Run down


Deep-fried Swordfish collar with chips and coleslaw
Seafood birdsnest is a common Chinese cuisine dish found in Hong Kong, China and most overseas Chinatown restaurants.
  • Salad Niçoise
  • Sabzi polo
  • Sambal stingray
  • Saramură
  • Sarsiado
  • Sata
  • Sate Bandeng
  • Seafood birdsnest
  • Shark chutney
  • Sinigang na isda
  • Sliced fish soup
  • Sole meunière
  • Sorshe Ilish
  • Stamp and Go
  • Stargazy pie
  • Steckerlfisch
  • Sungeoguk
  • Sushi


Tekwan is a fish soup of Palembang, Indonesia prepared with fishcake.
  • Tekwan
  • Thieboudienne
  • Tinapa
  • Tiradito
  • Topote
  • Tsukune
  • Tom yam


Ukha is a clear Russian soup, made from various types of fish such as bream, wels catfish, or ruffe.
  • Ukha


  • Waterzooi


  • Yassa
  • Yin Yang fish

Raw fish dishes

Salmon dishes

Halved smoked salmon in a salmon smokehouse
  • B.C. roll
  • Cured salmon
  • Gravlax
  • Lomi salmon
  • Lox
  • Rui-be
  • Salmon burger
  • Salmon pie
  • Smoked salmon
  • Smoked salmon cheesecake
  • Tekkadon
  • Yusheng

Tuna dishes

Tuna fish sandwiches
  • Cakalang fufu
  • Garudiya
  • Gulha
  • Maldive fish
  • Mas huni
  • Mas riha
  • Rihaakuru
  • Tekkadon
  • Tuna casserole
  • Tuna fish sandwich
  • Tuna pot
  • Tuna salad

By country

Machh bhaja is fish fried in mustard oil. It is a traditional Bengali and Oriya dish often eaten along with rice and other dishes. "Machh" means "fish" and "bhaja" means "fry" in Bengali/Oriya.


  • Dahi machha
  • Fish moolie
  • Machh bhaja
  • Machher Jhol
  • Malabar matthi curry
  • Panta bhat
  • Patra ni machhi



  1. ^ Beatrice A. Ojakangas, (1992), "Scandinavian feasts: celebrating traditions throughout the year", Minnesota Pres, pp:220
  2. ^ Paling in 't groen, Visit Flanders US (Retrieved 30 June 2011)
  3. ^ Paling in 't groen, een klassieker uit de Scheldestreek! (in Dutch), Wijzer(s).be (Retrieved 29 June 2011)

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