Can You Reheat Fish?

When you have leftovers, the first thing you want to think about, is how you are going to reheat the dish. When it comes to fish, you have very limited options, as most ways will lead to rubbery, dry fish. In order to avoid that, here are a few ways to reheat your stellar fish dinner.


Fried Fish

Fried fish will need to either be baked or fried once more. To reheat using the oven, simply place the fish on a piece of foil, on a baking sheet. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and place the sheet into the oven. Bake until crispy. For this method, use your nose to tell you when the fish is done, as different fish will heat at a different pace.

Baked Fish

If you made a baked fish dinner, simply put it back in the oven to reheat it. Cover with foil and warm the fish at about 300 degrees. When using the oven, always make sure you keep an eye on your food as it may heat differently the second time it is exposed to heat!

Grilled Fish

Grilled fish has a wonderful smoky flavor that cannot be matched! To keep the flavor, you can wrap the fish in oiled foil, and placed over indirect heat. Reheating your fish will depend on the thickness of the fillets, however a good rule of thumb is about 15 minutes.

Most fish-based meals can be grouped into one of the three catergoiries, so be sure to heat them accordingly! Never microwave fish as it will make it very chewy and rubbery. Not to mention it will make your microwave stink for a few day unless you clean it immediately. When it comes to reheating fish, you can always reheat it in the manner that it was prepared. So what are you waiting for, use up the leftovers and get more essitnal vitamins and minerals for your fish dinner.

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  1. sharon says:

    How do I reheat a fish pie safely in the oven

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