Yellowtail (or any fish) with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Yellowtail often gets confused with yellowfin tuna. Even though yellowtail tuna is called a tuna, its not actually a tuna. Confusing right? It is a member of the jack fish family. It still contains your healthy Omega-3’s, but also has vitamin A and D as well as calcium and protein. So eat up!


Yellowtail (or any fish) with Spicy Tomato Sauce


  • 4 6 – 8 ounce yellowtail fillets
  • 1/2 cup flour seasoned with 1 teaspoon salt and a pinch or two of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 bell pepper seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 celery stalk diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning or mixed fresh herbs!
  • 2 cups canned diced tomato drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes the amount of heat is up to you
  • *** salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Dust fish with seasoned flour. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion, celery and garlic. Saute until onion is translucent. Stir in Italian seasoning and cook for 2 – 3 minutes. Add tomato, Worcestershire, pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste. Cook until warm.
  • Place yellowtail in a lightly oiled baking dish. Pour contents of skillet over. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until fish is just cooked. Serve with rice or pasta.

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