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3 Mouth-Watering Cobia Fish Recipe Ideas for a Winter Dinner

3 Mouth-Watering Cobia Fish Recipe Ideas for a Winter Dinner

Open Blue cobia is a delicious and versatile fish that can be cooked in a variety of ways. Cobia's mild taste and firm texture make it perfect for almost any style of cooking, including grilling, baking and sautéing.

Open Blue is the leading cobia fish supplier in the US, delivering to foodservice distributors and grocery stores mostly in Florida—ask your favorite restaurant or supermarket to carry Open Blue cobia. Here are three mouth-watering Cobia fish recipe ideas for a winter dinner that will impress your taste buds:

1. Grilled Cobia with Lemon Butter Sauce

This simple but elegant dish is perfect for a winter evening. Here's how to prepare it:

  1. Marinate cobia fillets in a mixture of 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of dried thyme and 1 teaspoon of dried basil for about 60 minutes.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  3. Grill the fish until the internal temperature reaches 145°F, or for about 5 minutes per side.
  4. While the Open Blue cobia fishis grilling, prepare the lemon butter sauce by melting 2 tablespoons of butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley.
  5. Serve the fish with the lemon butter sauce drizzled on top and a side of grilled vegetables or a salad.
a chef squeezes a lemon into a bowl


2. Cobia Baked in Parchment Paper

This is a healthy and flavorful way to cook cobia. Here's the recipe:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Place cobia fillets on a sheet of parchment paper with 1 sliced bell pepper, 1 sliced onion and 1 sliced zucchini.
  3. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of dried thyme and 1 teaspoon of dried basil and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  4. Fold the parchment paper to create a packet and seal the edges by folding them together.
  5. Place the packet on a baking sheet and bake until the internal temperature reaches 145°F, or for around 15-20 minutes.
  6. Carefully open the packet, and the perfectly cooked, tender and flavorful Open Blue cobiais ready to serve.

3. Sesame-Crusted Cobia with Wasabi Cream

This dish is a fusion of Asian and Western flavors. Here's how to make it:

  1. Dip Open Blue cobiafillets in a beaten egg and then coat them with sesame seeds.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté the fish for 3-4 minutes per side, till it's golden and crispy.
  3. Prepare the wasabi cream by mixing a ½ cup of sour cream and 1 teaspoon of wasabi paste in a small bowl.
  4. Serve the fish with the wasabi cream on the side.

Open Blue is a premier cobia fish supplier based in Stuart, Florida, and distributes to other cities across the US. These are only a few hand-picked cobia recipes for winter dinners. You'll find many more cobia dish preparation ideas from professional chefs on the Open Blue website.

If you'd like to try cobia at home, ask your local grocer if they carry Open Blue cobia or look for it on your favorite restaurant's menu. If you're a chef or restaurant operator, ask your foodservice distributor for a cutting. Visit to contact us for more information.  

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