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Best Recipes On The Web For Kingfish

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How To Cook Kingfish 101 - Lots Of Recipes

Kingfish is an awesome gamefish to eat, you just need to know how to cook it. If its fresh it can be good on the grill or in the oven, but this is a fish that can also be made into a mean fish dip if you have a smoker.  We also found a few exotic recipes that you can put to the test. We put this article together as a part of an article series to help you spend more time fishing as well as to enjoy your catch with your family and friends.

How To Make Kingfish Dip
#BullbusterAmbassador Double Threat Charterswith a kingfish caught on Bullbuster Monofilament that is ready for the smoker!

How To Fillet A Kingfish:

** If you already know how to fillet your fish SCROLL DOWN FOR THE RECIPES **

"BeegeebeeVisions" put together this video on how to filet a kingfish. We know a lot of you like to steak your kingfish, but depending on how you want to cook your fish, this is always another option. The video is a good step by step guide on how to fillet your kingfish. It doesn't have any commentary, but it is a great visual guide on how to fillet your kingfish.

How To Steak A Kingfish:

Bill Miller posted this great tutorial video on how to steak a kingfish. Steaking your kingfish is probably the fastest and easiest way to clean a king if you have a good knife. 

How To Prep Your Kingfish For Longterm Storage:

This video shows you how to keep your kingfish fresh for longterm storage. 

How To Fry Kingfish: 

After using the nugget technique from the video above, you'll be ready to use this recipe.  "Tgirl Outdoors" posted this video after a great kayak fishing trip. 


You can't go wrong with some Jamaican style fried kingfish. Check out this video posted by "Cook Like Jamaican".  This stuff looks good! 

Yet another way to fry em up!  This video posted by David Shormann also features some fillet methods, but we went ahead and started it when he got down to business on frying up his kingfish. 

How To Grill  Kingfish:

Check out this interesting way to prep kingfish for the grill: 

This video posted by Bubbablade Knifes youtube channel has a unique take on how to prep a kingfish for the grill.  Give this a try sometime. 

This video posted by Rich Taylor out of South Carolina shows us how to grill up some kingfish! Up until this point we had never heard of a watermelon vinaigrette, but it sure looks good. This is definitely a recipe to try out in the spring and summer time. 

Kingfish Indian Curry Masala :  

Looking to switch it up?  If you can handle spice, this is an awesome recipe. Thank you "Cooking Great Food" for putting this video together. 


  • - King fish steaks
  • -onions
  • -tomatoes
  • -garlic
  • -ginger
  • -fresh chilli
  • -curry leaves
  • -haldi 
  • -coriander 
  • -cumin 
  • -chilli powder
  • - whole garam masala
  • - oil
  • -water

How To Make Indian Kingfish Masala: 

This recipe tastes amazing.  It turns out to be more  of a soup after you finish up with it, but its damn good. Watch the beginning of the video to figure out what ingredients you will need.  "How To Cook Great" spend the first minute covering ingredients. 

How To Make Smoked Kingfish Dip Using Your Grill:

This is a great video on how to make smoked kingfish dip. Kingfish dip is one of the best ways to prepare kingfish, especially if you have a lot of it and you are not going to eat it all the  same day you catch it. This video was posted by "Jcanracer".  It is a great step by step video on how to make a great kingfish dip. 


  • 2 Kingfish Fillets
  • 2 Jalapenos 
  • 4 Cloves Of Garlic
  • 1 Shallot
  • Whipped Creme Cheese
  • 2 Cups Of Mayonaise
  •  3 Table Spoons Of Worchester Sauce
  • Salt To Taste
  •  Garlic Salt To Taste
  •  Black Pepper To Taste

We hope you enjoyed our article on cooking on kingfish with recipes from all over the web!  This article was part of a series of articles on how to cook your catch, and part of a bigger goal that Bullbuster has to help you spend more time fishing. If you are committed to spending more time fishing become a member.  Also take a look at our brand direct fishing lines which ship directly from our factory to your doorstep. 

Interested In Catching More Kingfish?

Are you interested in catching smoker kingfish consistently?  Take advantage of the huge knowledge base here on the Bullbuster Community to up your kingfish game!  We have tons of articles on kingfish techniques.  These include live baiting tips, tackle tips, fishing reports, and even recipes!  We hope you enjoy these resources and that they help you spend more time fishing. 

Getting Ready For A Kingfish Trip?

Smoker kings will not only smoke drag but they taste excellent on the smoker. Make sure that you don't loose a king because you are using old mono.  Order your monofilament fishing line here from and have it delivered directly to your doorstep!

Have The Kingfish Been Finicky Recently But You Know They Are There?

When the kingfish get finicky its often time to switch to flourocarbon.  If you are fishing tournaments 90% of boats are fishing fluorocarbon in front of their wire leaders.  If you aren't fishing fluorocarbon than you are at a disadvantage. 

Other Recipes: 

We have a number of other recipes for you on the Bullbuster Community for a number of different species.  Below we have included a few samples. Fishing recipes are important because they are a way to share your fishing passion with people who might not fish.  It is also a way to keep fishing culture living on.  We have posted recipes in this article series that have been around in a fishing family for over three generations, we hope that we can keep these traditions alive as part of our mission to help you spend more time fishing. 

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