23 Of The Most AMAZING Porgy Recipes

Porky is such a versatile fish that is so underrated, many people have never even tried it before. However, it is a fish that I love. It is full of flavor, and is extremely filling.

There are many ways in which you can cook porgy, from frying it, to baking or broiling it. It is fantastic when served with vegetables, or as part of a wider meal.

23 Of The Most AMAZING Porgy Recipes

Being a deep-bodied fish, it is large and provides a good quantity of food. 

Porgy was a fish that I wanted to try out for myself, and I’m so glad that I did. In this article, I have compiled a list of my favorite porgy recipes.

We would highly recommend trying these out, especially if you are interested in learning how this fish tastes. 

1. How To Make Baked Porgy At Home 

How To Make Baked Porgy At Home 
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If you are new to cooking porgy, this is the perfect recipe to begin with. It teaches you how to perfectly bake porgy.

It was the first recipe I tried, and I had fantastic results. The porgy was full of flavor, and cooked to perfection.

This is the traditional Spanish way of cooking porgy, and it only takes 40 minutes to cook in total.

2. Crispy Pan-Seared Porgy

Crispy Pan-Seared Porgy

This crispy pan-seared porgy recipe is amazing. It is simple to follow and the butter, mixed in with the herbs, brings out the flavor brilliantly. This is a great option to serve with rice and vegetables, and the breadcrumbs add a layer of crunch to the fish. 

3. Porgy Escovitch Fish With Sweet Plantains

Porgy Escovitch Fish With Sweet Plantains
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This is a traditional Jamaican dish that tastes fantastic. The Porgy compliments the plantain well, and the garlic and thyme enhances the overall flavor. If you are looking for a new recipe, this is definitely a great one to try.

4. Porgy, Roman Style

Porgy, Roman Style

This is a simple, yet delicious recipe. Cooked with peas, white wine, and fresh mint, this is a fantastic evening meal option. It is one that will impress dinner guests, and is full of flavor. 

5. Greek-Style Pan-Fried Porgy

Greek-Style Pan-Fried Porgy
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This Green-Style Pan-Fried Porgy is a recipe I keep coming back to because it tastes amazing. When served with roasted potatoes and vegetables, it is such a hearty meal.

We love the flavors included, such as oregano, garlic and rosemary. 

6. Baked Porgy

Baked Porgy
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If you are looking for a healthy option, this baked porgy recipe is a great place to start.

The recipe is easy to follow, and the skin of the porgy is crispy and tasty. It takes just under 4 hours to cook in total, and it is a great option to serve as part of a main meal for a dinner party. 

7. Broiled Whole Porgy With Blistered Shishito and Tomato Recipe

Broiled Whole Porgy With Blistered Shishito and Tomato Recipe
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This is such a tasty recipe, and I love the combination of the tomato sauce, and the lemon slices.

They both add to the flavor, and the shishito peppers add a level of spice. The porgy stays soft and juicy, and the porgy does not take too long to cook. 

8. Baked Porgy With Basil

Baked Porgy With Basil

This is another easy recipe to follow. While the ingredients are simple, they create the perfect combination. The margarine keeps the porky soft and juicy, and the shallots add a layer of flavor.

This is great when served with mashed potato, and steamed vegetables.

9. Fried Porgies 

Fried Porgies 

If you are a lover of fried foods, then you have to try this fried porgy recipe. It is super simple to follow, and tastes mouth wateringly good!

What is great about this recipe is that you can choose to take the skin off the porgy, or keep it on, depending on your personal preference. 

10. Pan-Fried Porgy With Tomatoes & Basil

Pan-Fried Porgy With Tomatoes & Basil
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This recipe is delicious. I love how tender the porgy is when cooked, and how the batter on the fish is not too overwhelming. When combined with the tomato and basil, this is a real treat to taste. 

11. Porgy With Roasted Corn, Tomato & Buttermilk Salad

Porgy With Roasted Corn, Tomato & Buttermilk Salad
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If you are on a diet and are looking for a lighter option, this porgy salad is a fantastic recipe choice. While it is a salad, it is full of flavor, and will keep you full for a long time.

It is not boring in the slightest, and the roasted corn works well with the porgy. It is my new go-to salad choice, especially on a warmer day.

12. Grilled Porgy With Oregano And Lemon

Porgy With Roasted Corn, Tomato & Buttermilk Salad
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If you are looking for an option to cook on a barbecue, I cannot recommend this recipe enough!

13. Chili-Rubbed Porgy

Chili-Rubbed Porgy
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If you are a fan of spicy foods, you need to try the Chili-Rubbed porgy. It is easy to make, and packs a punch! 

14. Fried Porgies

Fried Porgies
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This is another easy porgies recipe to recreate. It features a light batter that is not too overwhelming, and the lemon juice compliments this well. The batter is easy to make and there are only 9 ingredients needed in total. 

15. Porgy With Pink Salt

Porgy With Pink Salt
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If you have not tasted porgy with pink salt before, you have to give it a try. I am blown away by how tasty this recipe was.

While it may be simple, it is so delicious. The shelled fava beans and the baby spinach compliment the fish well, and create a light and tasty meal. 

16. Mediterranean Royal Porgy Sea Bream

Mediterranean Royal Porgy Sea Bream
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If you love Mediterranean food, you have to try this recipe out. It is full of flavor, and I love the combination of the porgy with the yellow onion, parsley, thyme, and bay leaves. 

17. Crispy Fried Porgy

Crispy Fried Porgy

This is another recipe that features crispy fried porgy. This is a great option to serve as a starter, or a side dish, as the portion sizes are not too large.

18. Patricia Wells’s Porgy with Red Peppers, Capers, and Cumin

Patricia Wells’s Porgy with Red Peppers, Capers, and Cumin
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While this is a fairly easy recipe to follow, it looks so impressive, especially when served to dinner guests. It only takes 70 minutes to cook and prepare too! I cover the mixture of the porgy with the capers, and red bell peppers.

19. Broiled Whole Porgy With Blistered Shishito And Tomato

Broiled Whole Porgy With Blistered Shishito And Tomato

The shishito and tomato really enhance the flavor of the porgy, as they are all cooked together on one tray. As this features many herbs, it is not short on flavor, and is an easy recipe to recreate at home.

20. Porgy Crudo With Pine Nuts 

Porgy Crudo With Pine Nuts 
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This is a slightly different recipe in comparison to some of the other ones featured. However, it is super tasty and full of flavor.

While you may not think to combine pine nuts and porgy, I can confirm that this pairing is a match made in heaven. It is so delicious, and the crunch from the pine nuts really brings this dish together. 

21. Smoked Paprika Lime Marinated Porgy And Prawns

Smoked Paprika Lime Marinated Porgy And Prawns
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While all the recipes featured taste incredible, this was one of my personal favorites. The porgy combined with the prawns proved to be the most perfect combination.

The smoked paprika flavor works so well, and provides an interesting and unique dish. I served this up with boiled rice, and steamed vegetables, and it was such a great meal. 

22. Porgy Fish Curry With Raw Mango Mango & Coconut

If you enjoy sweeter curries made with raw ingredients, this is a great recipe to consider. This was another recipe that I was blown away by.

The flavors work so well together, and while it does contain sweet ingredients, it is not too overpowering or sickly. The coconut and the mango worked perfectly with the porgy. 

23. Red Porgy, Apple, Oxalis, Coriander, Plums, Avocado

Red Porgy, Apple, Oxalis, Coriander, Plums, Avocado
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Last, but not least, is this delicious recipe. While it is similar to a salad, it does have some differences. While you would not expect all of these ingredients to work well together, they really do!

We loved the creaminess of the avocado, mixed in with the sweetness of the apple. This combined with the porgy was fantastic. This recipe does not take long to create, and is a fantastic option. 

Summary

We hope you have found this article useful. As you can see, there are so many ways you can cook porgy. If it is a fish you have not tried before, I would highly recommend it. Which recipe are you going to try first?