Easy Pompano, Pomfret Recipes

Golden Pompano from Florida, I think that is what my local Asian market keeps. Or sometimes Larger ones from China. Stock up your freezer with Pompano because its the easiest fish to cook. This recipe of Golden Pompano is so easy that you are going to make it again and again.

I had 2 Pompanos, which were already cleaned and gutted by our fishmonger at the Grocery Store. Definitely make friends with the guy that sells the fish. Cooking fresh, cleaned fish makes your weekday evenings that much easier.

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Wash the fish and drain it on a strainer to let it dry.

Marinade for Tandoori Pompano: Tandoori Masala and some fresh Lemon Juice.

Make some cuts on both sides of Pompano like in the picture above, and Apply about 2 Tbsp of Tandoori Masala and Juice of 1/2 Lemon Inside Out and leave it to marinate for about 10 minutes.


Marinade for Old Bay Pompano:

Old Bay Seasoning and some fresh Lemon Juice.

Make some cuts on both sides of Pompano and Apply about 2 Tbsp of Old Bay Seasoning and Juice of 1/2 Lemon Inside Out and leave it to marinate for about 10 minutes.

Air Fryer Method:

Cook in the Air Fryer at 390F for about 20 minutes. Turn and cook for additional 5 minutes to get the skin crispy on both sides.

Convection Oven Method:

Pre-Heat Oven to 425F. Put the Fish in a Cookie Sheet or Pyrex Pan and cook for 25 minutes. Turn the fish, and then Broil for about 5 minutes on top rack of the oven to get the other side crisp as well.


As always, Enjoy Protein with a side of lots of fruits and vegetables.

sliced avocado fruit and green vegetable on white chopping board
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com

If you are feeling fishy, You may want to try this Curried Fish recipe too sometime. This may be a slightly complex recipe if you do not have ingredients. But definitely worth a try if you are into spicy curries.


Of Course I will end with a Silly Joke.

What did the shark say after eating a clownfish?
That tasted funny.

~ Unknown Author. Heard from my kids.

Jerry Seinfeld Experiment: Don’t break the chain. Post #25.

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