What is the 10 minute rule for cooking fish?
The 10 Minute Rule.
Cook your fish at 10 minutes per inch of thickness. And that’s it. This works whether you’re grilling, broiling, steaming, frying or baking your fish. Add 5 minutes if your fish is being cooked in sauce.
How long does fish take to cook in a pan?
Add oil and then carefully add fish fillets. Cook, adjusting heat as necessary to prevent the butter from burning. Carefully flip the fish over when it is golden on the bottom, 1 to 3 minutes. Continue cooking until the fish is opaque all the way through, 30 seconds to 2 minutes longer, depending on thickness.
How do you know when fish is done?
The best way to tell if your fish is done is by testing it with a fork at an angle, at the thickest point, and twist gently. The fish will flake easily when it’s done and it will lose its translucent or raw appearance. A good rule of thumb is to cook the fish to an internal temperature of 140-145 degrees.