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    The 20 BEST Haddock Recipes

    I am a big fan of haddock because it’s such a versatile fish. With it’s mild flavor and firm texture, I use it in a huge number of ways, and it adapts well to different cooking methods. I probably cook haddock at least once a month, and love to experiment with different recipes.

    That’s why I’ve curated this list of great haddock dishes from GypsyPlate and around the internet. From simple light dishes, to chowders and stews, sandwiches and tacos, you’ll find plenty of interesting new ways to prepare your favorite fish.

    Cook your way through all these delicious and easy haddock recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…

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    I am starting our list of haddock recipes with one of our favorites, Baja Fish Tacos. I load soft tortillas packed full of beer battered fish, pico de gallo, avocado and chipotle mayo. Serious YUM!

    They’re a fun weekend meal, and I often serve them to guests, always getting rave reviews.

    My beloved Greek baked fish, Psari Plaki, is a great addition to your recipe collection. Flaky fish with light, fresh and vibrant Mediterranean flavors.

    When it comes out of the oven, all I do is drizzle some more olive oil, throw on some fresh parsley, sprinkle some feta, and give it a side of some great crusty bread.

    This Fish en Papillote recipe may sound fancy, but it may be the easiest dinner ever! All I do is load parchment paper pouches with haddock, veggies, herbs, and other flavor enhancers.

    This Mediterranean inspired fish recipe may be the perfect light summertime meal.

    Here’s a Brazilian classic… Moqueca! It’s a ridiculously tasty seafood stew in a tomato coconut base, and absolutely one of my favorite ways to cook haddock.

    As with psari plaki, I always serve it up with some crusty bread, which is perfect for sopping up that amazing broth.

    My Mediterranean Haddock is pan seared, then I top it with a tomato and olive tapenade. This is one that I like to save for company meals, because it always impresses.

    My father-in-law grew up in the Bahamas, so this is Bahamian Boiled Fish is a family tradition. Hearty, flaky fish simmered in a delicious broth with potatoes, onions, tons of lime juice and a bit of hot kick.

    Though it’s traditional for breakfast, I love it any time of day!

    Here’s a true classic… Fish and Chips, courtesy of the Recipe Critic! This crispy combination of beer battered haddock with chips is a favorite in British pubs and the world over. On our trip to England last year, this was our son, Noah’s, favorite thing to order.

    This simple and easy Butter Baked Haddock from Now Cook This comes together in about 30 minutes, perfect for busy weeknights. It only requires a few ingredients, which really allows the fish to shine.

    How to Feed a Loon’s Seared Haddock With Mushroom Agrodolce is absolutely outstanding! This fancy sounding, but easy to make dish is one of my favorite haddock recipes.

    These Fish Cakes from Simply Whisked are quick, easy and delicious. They only take 6 ingredients and can be baked or fried (my preferred method). I love to serve them as a party appetizer.

    When I crave a light, low carb dinner that’s still fun to eat, these Fish Lettuce Wraps from My Delicious Blog often come to mind. Strips of haddock can be cooked with a variety of methods, and they come with a great corn and avocado salsa. I do love my corn!

    The Mediterranean Dish is one of my favorite food blogs, and Suzy has really outdone herself with this Mediterranean Lemon-Garlic Haddock. With artichoke hearts, olives, tomatoes and plenty of fresh herbs, it’s a sure winner.

    This Fish Chowder from Bowl of Delicious is a great winter warmer. Chunks of haddock and potatoes in a delicious creamy base loaded with bacon always gives me cozy feelings, especially when I serve it with some crusty bread.

    Here’s every little kid’s favorite… Fish Sticks, from A Mindful Mom! This homemade version is so much better than frozen. Plus, they’re baked, not fried, for less grease and easy clean up. My son, Noah, absolutely adores them.

    Grilled Haddock with Lemon Caper Sauce, courtesy of A Healthy Makeover, is a light and simple recipe that you can whip up in about 15 minutes. Give it a try on some hectic weeknight.

    I absolutely love Cioppino, which is a classic seafood soup from San Francisco. This is one you want to serve to company, trust me. I will definitely be cooking it for GypsyPlate one day, but in the meantime I highly recommend this version from The Hungry Bluebird.

    Kitchen Swagger’s Blackened Fish Tacos are packed with flavor, and I have cooked them many times. The haddock fillets are covered in a Cajun-inspired spice mix, served in wonderfully warm tortillas, and covered with great toppings. You know I love my Cajun flavors!

    Who doesn’t love a good fried fish sandwich? This Haddock Sandwich from My Diary of Us is New England inspired, and will be one of your favorite haddock recipes.

    If the air fryer is your new favorite kitchen gadget, like it is mine, this Air Fryer Haddock recipe for you! It’s mildly seasoned and has no breading, so the delicate flavor of the haddock can be the star. This great recipe comes from Air Fryer Yum.

    I’m wrapping up this list of haddock recipes with Smoked Haddock Pasta Bake, which comes courtesy of Little Sunny Kitchen. It’s a family friendly casserole with a creamy sauce and crispy breadcrumb topping. So good!


    There you have it, twenty delicious and easy haddock recipes! I hope you love cooking them as much as I do.

    Pin or bookmark this collection of great dishes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to the GypsyPlate mailing list, we’re always cooking up new recipes for you!

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    20 BEST Haddock Recipes

    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 20 minutes

    This collection of easy Haddock Recipes will give you plenty of new ways to cook your favorite mild, flaky fish. We especially love this Mediterranean haddock with tapenade


    • 1 lb haddock fillets
    • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
    • ¼ tsp paprika
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1.5 cup cherry tomatoes
    • ½ cup jarred roasted red peppers
    • ½ cup black olives
    • ¼ cup green olives
    • ¼ cup capers
    • 1 lemon, half squeezed and half for garnish
    • 2 sprigs of rosemary
    • 7-8 sprigs of thyme
    • 3-4 sprigs of oregano
    • 2 Tbsp flour
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste



    1. Start by finely chopping olives, capers, roasted red peppers and garlic. Halve the cherry tomatoes. Finely chop fresh herbs.
    2. Heat all of olive oil, except for 2-3 tablespoons, in a pan over medium heat. Add in cherry tomato halves and garlic and give it a good stir. Cook till the garlic starts getting aromatic, about two minutes. Stir in chopped roasted bell peppers and cook for 1-2 minutes. Mix in the chopped herbs. Give it a mix. Add chopped olives and capers and cook for a couple more minutes. Stir in a splash of lemon juice and drizzle a little bit more olive oil.


    1. Season haddock with paprika, fresh cracked pepper and salt on both sides. and then dust it lightly with flour on both sides.
    2. Heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add haddock and cook 10 minutes per inch thickness, turning halfway through.
    3. Plate out the haddock and top it generously with prepared tapenade. Garnish with some more fresh herbs and lemon wedges.

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