How to Cook Fish - The Legal Sea Foods Way

When fish is truly fresh, its flavor stands alone. Fresh fish that's grilled or baked and served with a touch of butter or lemon juice is gourmet food in the best sense of the word. But we suggest numerous cooking methods because the way fish is prepared is often a matter of personal preference. Many fish are so versatile that you can cook them several ways, while a few fish taste best when prepared with a specific technique. If you master the cooking techniques below, you'll be able to cook any fish or shellfish in the ocean.

From the "Legal Sea Foods Cookbook" by Roger Berkowitz and Jane Doerfer, illustrated by Edward Koren