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5 Tasty, Quick Fish Recipes From a Top Chef

Delicious ways to fix fresh fillets in a flash from Ecuadorian restaurateur Byron Peñafiel

plates of tilapia haddock and cod recipes

Photos by: Johnny Autry; Food styling: Charlotte Autry

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Hailing from Ecuador — where seafood from the Pacific is plentiful and beloved — chef Byron Peñafiel, of HOWM Cocina & Cocktails in New York City, is our go-to expert on how to make restaurant-quality fish dinners at home. Pro tip: To start, always pat fillets dry, to ensure that seasoning sticks and to avoid splattering when pan-searing or -frying. ​ ​