These 15+ Vegan Fish & Seafood Recipes are creative, fun, and inspiring! You really can make anything vegan: Battered fish fillets, fish tacos, lobster rolls, tuna sandwiches, carrot lox, scallops, calamari, and even homemade caviar!
I absolutely love how fun, creative, and inspiring vegan cooking is! You can make fish and seafood from a variety of plant-based ingredients including chickpeas, artichokes, carrots, mushrooms, tofu, banana blossoms, hearts of palm, and even cauliflower!
Why vegan fish & seafood is the better option The options of either fish from the sea loaded with microplastics or farmed fish loaded with antibiotics to survive in the crowded and super filthy enclosures are both terrible. And of course, fish feel pain.
More and more people are reducing or cutting out fish products from their diet. This is great because it’s the best we can do to fight overfishing, polluting the oceans (old fishing nets are one of the main sources of plastic in the ocean), and destroying the ocean grounds (bottom trawling). If you’re interested in learning more about this, I can highly recommend the documentary Seaspiracy.
But with all the fantastic vegan options, there is really no need to support the fishing industry.
You can make all kinds of fish vegan! In this blog post, you will find plant-based versions of
battered fish filets
and so much more!
Vegan Fish Recipes
Banana Blossom Vegan Fish
This Vegan Fish made with Banana Blossoms is life-changing – especially if you thought that you would never eat anything tastes like fish again! The soft and flaky texture of the banana flowers is perfect as the base!
The flaky texture of artichokes is perfect to make vegan fish. It’s super easy to make: The artichokes are battered, fried, and served with potatoes and vegan tartar sauce. It tastes so similar to real fish.
These vegan Crab Cakes are quick and easy to make. I've added all the typical ingredients for a fishy flavor: nori, dill, lemon juice, and capers to a hearty base of artichokes and chickpeas. Delicious!
Homemade Vegan Caviar Black Pearls by Very Vegan Val
These small, shiny black pearls of homemade vegan caviar pop to give way to a surprising amount of subtle ocean flavor- they are salty, fishy, umami, and complex. The flavor isn’t overly strong, but it can’t be missed either- like soft waves of ocean, lapping at the shore, the flavor of these little…
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