When I’m starving after work, I want a fast meal with no-fail technique. Roasted salmon is uber-tender and has a delicate sweetness. It’s also an easy wowza for company. —Jeanne Ambrose, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"This is one of my favorite ways to serve fish," says Kathleen Plake of Fort Wayne, Indiana. "I'm originally from Louisiana, where much of the food is spicy. So I like the spark that the chili powder and green chilies give this good-for-you baked fillets."
Moist tender trout is draped in a creamy Parmesan cheese coating that makes this dish elegant enough to serve company. "I picked up this recipe at the campground where we were staying," says Mary Zimmerman of Spring Lake, Michigan. "I also use the delicious sour cream mixture on salmon."
Spreading fish fillets with a seasoned mayonnaise and sour cream mixture keeps the fish moist while baking. For the most flavor, use fresh basil, which is abundant in gardens and grocery stores in summer.
Meet the Cook: These bundles take a little time to assemble, but they're worth it! They're always popular at a shower or buffet...and they're great for an everyday dinner, too. This flavorful dish goes nicely with rice pilaf or a saucy pasta.
-Frances Quinn, Farmingdale, New York
"I hope you enjoy this wonderful recipe sent in by a total 'non-fish' person," writes Janet Escovitz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "I love this baked orange roughy with crumb topping...and I love to serve it, too—to rave reviews! It's also quick and ultra-easy to prepare."
My baked fish is a shoo-in when you want fish and chips without the frying mess. Dare I say, they're a little upgrade from the English pub classic. Get more of my recipe at cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice.com. —Reeni Pisano, Wappingers Falls, New York
One summer, I worked at a small fishing inn at River's Inlet on the coast of British Columbia, where lucky fishermen sometimes caught 60-pound spring salmon! This is a nice alternative for fixing canned salmon. It also makes excellent use of fresh asparagus. —Abby Crawford
My family likes this dish because it's a different way to enjoy the bounty of fish we have here. Two sauces—one rich, warm and cheesy, and the other light, cool and refreshing—complement the salmon nicely.—Sue Bolsinger, Anchorage, Alaska