06/13/2015 07:06 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

5 Easy Fish Dishes Your Family Will Flip Over

Forget boring baked fish fillets with a squirt of lemon. From Tortilla Crusted Tilapia to Baja Fish Tacos, these easy and fun recipes will get your family excited about eating fish.

1. Tortilla Crusted Tilapia


The crunch of the tortilla crust, the soft, flaky white fish within -- this delicious tilapia recipe is sure to become a new family favorite. GET THE RECIPE

2. Baja Fish Tacos


These delicious tacos are made from crispy beer-battered cod tucked into corn tortillas with a cabbage slaw and smoky chipotle sauce. GET THE RECIPE

3. Mirin Glazed Salmon


This recipe is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson. It's an elegant and remarkably easy dish: most of the ingredients are right out of the pantry, and you can have it on the table in 20 minutes. GET THE RECIPE

4. Blackened Tilapia


Here's a healthy weeknight dinner the whole family will love -- tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp outside and flaky inside. GET THE RECIPE

5. Southwestern Maple Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Salsa


In this company-worthy dish, salmon fillets are dusted with a Southwestern spice rub, and then broiled and glazed with maple syrup. The spices create a delicious top crust and add a hint of heat and bitterness to balance out the sweetness of the syrup and pineapple salsa. GET THE RECIPE