Got some freshly caught blue fish from a friend last night. Cleaned and fileted for me. Now what?
How big was the fish? Under 5lbs, grill the fillet simply with olive oil, sea salt and cracked pepper. Let the strong fish flavor sing.
I drizzle fillets with a little white wine and let them sit for at least a half hour. Then I make a mixture of bread crumbs, minced shallot, capers, dijon mustard and a little olive oil (season this with S&P). Spread the mixture on the fillets so it's under 1/2" thick. Bake at 350 just until the fish is done (should be about 25 minutes).
I like it best marinaded in citrus and grilled. Actually I love it smoked too, but don't do that myself. Just make sure to remove the dark parts, they have a strong fishy flavor.
i just slather it with dijon and cracked pepper and broil it. cook it right away though, it doesn't hold at all.
If you have a smoker or a friend with one, I'd brine and smoke some - Smoking really goes well with Bluefish due to the oil content. Then eat with cream cheese or make a smoked bluefish dip. Yum.