Looking for ways you can add seafood to your diet? These haddock recipes are exactly what you need.
With its firm texture and slightly sweet flavor, haddock is ideal for baking, broiling, smoking, and frying.
Besides being tasty and versatile, it’s also nutritious and widely available all year round.
These, plus its affordability, make haddock a great option for your everyday meals.
If you’re new to cooking with haddock, you’ve come to the right place. This recipe round-up is all you’ll need to get you started.
Look forward to creamy chowder, crunchy fish sandwich, succulent baked fish, and so much more.
1. Parmesan-Crusted Haddock
This simple 20-minute recipe makes a mouthwatering dish that looks and tastes like it came straight out of a fancy restaurant.
This baked dish has a crispy and crunchy parmesan crust with a flaky and flavorful filleted fish underneath.
Here’s how ridiculously easy it’s done: top haddock fillets with a breading made of parmesan, breadcrumbs, Old Bay, garlic powder, and mayo.
Pop it in the oven.
Fifteen minutes later, boom, lunch or dinner is ready.
2. New England Baked Haddock
Crunchy on the outside, juicy and flaky on the inside, and delicious in every bite: that’s New England baked haddock for you.
All it takes are haddock, butter, and breadcrumbs to whip up this incredibly mouthwatering lunch.
With just 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep, this baked dish couldn’t be easier to make. It’s also super affordable and seriously scrumptious.
Pro-tip: if you have them on hand, season the fish with lemon and garnish it with parsley. These simple additions will make a huge difference.
3. One-Pan Mediterranean Haddock with Artichoke Hearts
Give the humble haddock a Mediterranean flair with this easy, one-pan recipe!
Here the fish gets accompanied by artichoke hearts and olives, and flavored with lemon, garlic, white wine, and lots of herbs and spices.
It’s savory, zesty, and spicy with a subtle hint of sweetness. It’s a bright and colorful dish that’ll add joy to your day.
4. Panko-Crusted Oven-Fried Haddock
This is another fantastic recipe for a panko-crusted haddock.
Here, the fish is seasoned with Creole seasoning for a robust flavor. It’s covered entirely in breadcrumbs, giving every bite an extra crunch.
The fish is also pre-dredged with flour and coated with beaten eggs to ensure the breadcrumbs stick well to the fish.
Serve this dish with tartar sauce or ranch dressing for dipping. You can also turn it into a full meal by serving fries on the side.
5. Butter Baked Haddock
Haddock fillets are drenched in melted butter, seasoned with lemon juice, paprika, salt, and pepper, and baked to golden perfection.
This simple recipe produces a ridiculously buttery fish that’s wonderfully firm and flaky.
The lemon juice provides the perfect tangy contrast to the richness of the butter.
It comes together in under 30 minutes, which makes it a fantastic dish to make on a busy day.
6. Parmesan-Baked Haddock with Lemon and Garlic
Lemon, garlic, and parmesan are a match made in heaven. As long as these three are together, you don’t need much else to flavor a dish.
In this recipe, haddock fillets are seasoned with a simple mix of salt, pepper, and garlic powder. They’re sprinkled with parmesan and baked to perfection.
It’s so simple, yet spectacular. All that’s left is to garnish it with lemon wedges for squeezing for the perfect finish.
7. Baked Stuffed Haddock
This next recipe combines two fantastic seafood items to make one phenomenal dish.
Haddock fillets are stuffed with a sweet crabmeat and breadcrumb mixture and baked until golden.
The combination of the delicate tastes and textures of the fish and the crab is simply *chef’s kiss.*
Serve this dish on a bed of thinly sliced baked potatoes or finish it with a lemon butter sauce. Or, just enjoy it as is!
8. Grilled Haddock with Lemon Caper Sauce
If you’re reading this during the summer, this recipe is perfect for you!
Say hello to grilled haddock topped with a lemon caper sauce.
Since haddock, and fish, in general, has a mild taste, it absorbs flavors like a sponge.
With a wonderful balance of salty and tangy, the lemon caper sauce is perfect for lending flavors to the fish.
Pro-tip: keep the fish from sticking to the grill’s grates by placing the haddock on top of lemon slices.
9. Seared Haddock with Mushroom Agrodolce
Agrodolce is a sweet and sour Italian condiment made by cooking sugar and vinegar until reduced to a thick glaze.
In this dish, whole onions and mushrooms are cooked together with the sauce.
The sauce is drizzled over seared haddock fillets, which are then baked to perfection.
With its deep, robust flavors, this dish deserves a standing ovation.
10. Smoky Blackened Haddock Fish Tacos
These sensational fish tacos will make you look forward to Taco Tuesdays even more.
Here, the haddock fillets are given a good rubbing of a smoky spice blend and then seared to blackened perfection.
The fillets go on top of soft tortillas and are finished off with refreshing mango salsa for a wonderful balance of flavors.
To make it even more extra, top the fish and salsa with heaping spoonfuls of chipotle sour cream.
The recipe is a simple mix of sour cream, canned chipotle and adobo sauce, lime juice, and salt.
11. Haddock Fish Sandwich
If you’re a sucker for fish fillet sandwiches, this recipe is screaming your name.
Haddock fillets are covered in crushed cracker batter and deep-fried until golden. Even on their own, these crunchy delights are already pretty epic.
Each fillet gets smeared with a creamy tartar sauce and goes in between a pair of toasted buttered buns.
Move over, McDonald’s, this is how Filet-O-Fish should be done.
12. Smoked Haddock Chowder
This haddock chowder is thick, creamy, and bursting with a smoky flavor.
Besides the smoked haddock, this soup also gets a phenomenal flavor. It has a combination of onions, leeks, celery, corn, potatoes, garlic, and thyme.
Serve it hot on a cold, rainy evening for a cozy, comforting meal. The chowder is already filling on its own.
But to make it even heartier, serve it with crusty bread or in a bread bowl.
13. Simple Broiled Haddock
If you want a dish that allows the subtle, sweet flavor of haddock to truly shine, this recipe has you covered.
Here’s all you’ll need to do: season haddock with salt, pat it with butter, sprinkle it with breadcrumbs, and pop it in the broiler.
In just 10 minutes, the dish is ready to be devoured. Serve with lemon wedges for a citrus-flavored fish.
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