Many view pollock as a boring fish you always order at restaurants because it’s cheap and you don’t know what else to get.
But did you know that Alaskan pollock is also really delicious and remarkably easy to make?
And it’s not just for budget seafood places. I’ve had some amazing pollock dishes at high-end restaurants, too!
To prove this, I’ve gathered together some of the best pollock recipes and put them all in one place for you.
So whether you’re looking for a quick and easy meal or something more elaborate, I’m sure you’ll find something to suit your needs. Enjoy!
1. Sauteed Wild Alaskan Pollock With Parmesan Crumbs
This dish is so good that it should be illegal. Sauteed pollock is smothered in a creamy parmesan sauce and topped with crispy breadcrumbs.
It’s rich, decadent, and downright sinful. But who am I to judge? I’m just here to eat it.
And boy, does it hit the spot. The fish is cooked to perfection, and the sauce is velvety and tangy.
On top of that, the breadcrumbs add the perfect amount of crunch.
It’s a dish that will please even the most discerning palate.
2. Baked Garlic Butter Pollock
This baked garlic butter pollock recipe is so easy and so delicious!
And it’s healthy, too, with plenty of lean protein and not too many calories. What more could you ask for?
The recipe is simple to prepare and can be easily customized to suit your family’s tastes.
To make baked garlic butter pollock, simply combine garlic, butter, spices, and the fish in a baking dish and bake for 15-20 minutes.
The end result is a flaky, moist, and flavorful fish that screams freshness!
3. Poached Pollock With Brown Butter and Peas
Poached pollock with brown butter and peas is a dish that is best enjoyed with a group of friends.
The fish is poached in neutral oil first and then added to the brown butter sauce that adds richness to the dish.
On the other hand, peas add sweetness and crunch, making this an incredibly well-balanced meal.
Poaching the pollock also keeps it nice and moist, making it an ideal choice for those who are looking for a healthier option.
4. Alaskan Pollock Recipe with Noodles
Alaskan pollock is one of my favorite types of fish, and it’s always a crowd-pleaser when I make it with noodles for dinner.
The recipe is super simple. All you need is some Alaskan pollock fillets, some egg noodles, and a few simple spices.
You can use any type of vegetables, but I like to opt for a frozen vegetable mix because it compliments the texture and flavor.
5. Grilled Lemon Pollock
Grilled lemon pollock is a delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make recipe that is perfect for a summer meal.
The fish is marinated in a mixture of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and herbs, then grilled until nicely charred.
The fish is tender and flaky, with a hint of smokiness from the grill. The lemon juice and olive oil give the pollock a light and refreshing flavor.
And the garlic and herbs add depth and complexity.
6. Alaskan Pollock Tacos
These tasty fish tacos are loaded up with all my favorite toppings, including fresh salsa, creamy guacamole, and tangy sour cream.
I love the combination of crispy, flaky pollock with zesty pico de gallo and soft and chewy refried beans.
The crunchy shell adds a satisfying crunch. Plus, the savory meat is so juicy and tender you’ll practically melt in your mouth.
Pair these tacos with a margarita or a cold beer for the ultimate foodie experience.
7. Alaskan Pollock a la Plancha
Alaskan pollock a la plancha is a delicious seafood dish that is perfect for a casual dinner party.
The fish is cooked in a skillet, and the resulting skin is crispy and full of flavor.
The flesh is moist and tender, and the dish is cooked with tomatoes, lemon, and onions to add more dimension.
This recipe results in a simple yet elegant dish that is sure to impress your guests. Serve it with a glass of white wine and enjoy!
8. Wild Alaskan Pollock Po’Boy
As any New Orleans native will tell you, the wild Alaskan pollock po’boy is the best sandwich in the city.
This delicious sandwich is made with fresh, wild-caught Alaskan pollock, crunchy lettuce, and zesty dijon mustard.
It’s all nestled between two fluffy pieces of French bread or Brioche rolls.
And of course, no Po’boy is complete without a healthy dollop of remoulade sauce.
9. Fried Garlic Soy Alaskan Pollock
Fried garlic soy Alaskan pollock is the ultimate choice for any seafood lover.
This delicious dish is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.
It has a savory garlic soy sauce that perfectly complements the flavors of the fish.
This is great if you’re in the mood for something quick and easy.
Or, if you’re cooking up a fancy feast for friends, this absolutely delicious recipe will hit the spot!
10. Seared Wild Alaskan Pollock With Quinoa
Seared wild Alaskan pollock with quinoa is one of my favorite fancy meals to make when I’m in the mood for something a little more special.
This dish features tender pieces of Pollock, delicately seared and seasoned to perfection. It’s paired with fluffy quinoa and an earthy side of roasted vegetables.
The combination of flavors is absolutely delectable. It’s definitely my go-to choice when I want to impress family or friends.
11. Mediterranean Spice Baked Pollock
I’ve always been a big fan of Mediterranean cooking, with its fresh, flavor-packed spices and heart-healthy ingredients.
So when I recently came across this Mediterranean recipe, I knew I had to try it!
This dish was so delicious and easy to make. Just coat your pollock fillets in a mixture of Mediterranean spices, pop them in the oven, and voila!
12. Wild Alaskan Pollock Chowder
There’s nothing better than a big bowl of this hearty, creamy soup on a cold day.
With its satisfying mix of chunks of tender Alaskan pollock and thick, flavorful stock, this chowder is truly delicious.
Plus, with its rich nutritional profile full of vitamins and minerals, it’s the perfect way to warm up from the inside out.
13. Dried Pollock Soup
Dried Pollock soup is one of my favorite soups.
I love the savory, umami flavor of the dried pollock, and the broth is rich and satisfying without being too heavy.
And if you want to add some extra flavor and nutrients, you can throw in some chopped veggies or herbs like ginger or garlic.
This soup is perfect for those nostalgic winter days when you need something comforting but don’t have much time.
14. Wild Alaskan Pollock Pappardelle
If you’re looking for a truly unique pasta dish, look no further than wild Alaskan pollock pappardelle.
The fish is paired with a homemade Pesto sauce (yum) and well-seasoned carrots.
And guess what? The total cook and prep time is just under 15 minutes. You’ll be able to enjoy this delicious comfort food almost immediately.
15. Fish Fingers and Mushy Peas
Fish fingers and mushy peas are two classic British comfort foods. So, if you’re a fan of these two, then this recipe is going to hit a sweet spot.
Mushy peas, while initially appearing a bit strange to the uninitiated, offer a delicious, savory accompaniment to fish fingers.
It’s unlike anything else in the world.
Neither fish fingers nor mushy peas would be nearly as delicious on their own.
They need each other to create that perfect combination of flavors and textures.
16. Beer-Battered Pollock Bites
Beer-battered pollock bites are the perfect appetizer for your next party!
These bite-sized pieces of pollock are coated in a light beer batter and fried until you get that addictive golden crust.
Serve them with a dipping sauce of your choice, and watch them disappear. This recipe is sure to be a hit with your guests.
17. Alaskan Pollock Southwestern Salad With Avocado Dressing
Looking for a fresh, filling salad that’s packed with flavor? Look no further than this outstanding recipe.
Topped off with some complementary spices like cilantro, this salad has all the key flavors you crave in a healthy and satisfying meal.
And if you want something extra special, slather on a rich avocado dressing for the ultimate finishing touch.
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