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3 Versatile Ways to Cook Cobia

3 Versatile Ways to Cook Cobia

Cobia is a delicious and versatile fish that is becoming increasingly popular among seafood lovers. This whitefish is now widely known for its buttery, mild flavor, which makes it easy to combine with a variety of flavors.

Even with the advent of aquafarming, cobia is most well known by sports fishermen because of its amazing flavor, which makes it worth the fight when catching it in the open ocean. Today, thanks to Open Blue, the world's largest underwater open-ocean farm, you can easily get cobia at a grocery store or restaurant in Florida.

While Open Blue cobia has already become a favorite among chefs, many consumers are unfamiliar with the various ways to cook this flavorful fish. This blog post explores simple ways to prepare, serve and enjoy cobia. Cobia's mild flavor and firm texture allow for a lot of creativity in the kitchen, so it's a fish that's easy to prepare. If you love to cook, you'll enjoy tapping into your creativity with this healthy, delicious fish.

Here are three versatile ways to cook cobia:

1. Broiled Open Blue Cobia

Broiling is a quick and easy way to prepare cobia. Brush a pan with olive oil and heat up your broiler. Season the Open Blue cobia fish fillet as you like and place it on the pan. Broil both sides for about 5 minutes. The fish is cooked when it looks opaque. Garnish it with parsley and serve with a side of garlic mashed potatoes and grilled squash.

2. Grilled Open Blue Cobia

Grilling is another fun way to cook cobia. Coat the grates of your grill with olive oil and preheat to medium-high heat. Season the fish with salt and pepper and place it on the grill for about 5 minutes. Turn the cobia fillet over and let it cook for another 5 minutes until both sides are done.

3. Baked Open Blue Cobia


A cobia fish dish on a plate

Baking is a simple way to cook cobia so that it locks in the flavor. Preheat your oven to 375°F, then season your Open Blue cobia fillets in a baking dish with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Bake for 20-25 minutes and serve with Lemony Greek Potatoes, a classic Mediterranean side dish made with lemon juice, oregano and garlic.

The Open Blue website has detailed Cobia meal preparation ideas from some of our favorite chefs. open blue cobia nutrition stuart is a flavorful whitefish that's easy to cook. Ask your Florida-area grocer if they carry Open Blue cobia, or look for it on your favorite restaurant's menu. If you're a chef, ask your foodservice distributor for a cutting. Visit to contact us for more information.  

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