How to cook fish roe

There are many ways to eat fish roe and enjoy its delicious and exquisite flavor, characterized by its marine intensity. Not everything is to eat them boiled, fried or battered, if you like roe and want to surprise with some great, easy and delicious recipes, keep reading because here we will explain how to get it.

Try to improvise and get carried away in the kitchen, it is always good to try something new and discover unknown sensations. That's why we explain How to cook fish roe.

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Vinaigrette fish roe

We start with a typical Catalan recipe for vinaigrette fish roe. To prepare this tasty dish you will need very few components.


  • 1 kilo of roe
  • 2 salad tomatoes
  • ½ red pepper
  • 1 onion
  • Olive oil
  • Vinegar
  • Salt


First you must take the kilo of eggs, put salt and wrap them in a thin dishcloth, this is so that when the kitchens do not break. Once you have cooked them and they are cold, you must cut them into slices, arrange in a bowl and return to salt. Then you can prepare the vegetables for the vinaigrette. You must cut the red pepper and onion into very small pieces. Take a bowl and place the vinegar, oil and mix everything well together with all the chopped vegetables. Then pour all the vinaigrette over the roe and let it rest in the fridge for at least 3 hours to absorb all the flavor.

Fish roe with priñaca

To enjoy another way of cook fish roe, we propose you this very traditional recipe in Cádiz, which is usually served in rations or tapas and above all, it is made with cod.


  • 1/2 kilo of fresh cod roe
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 green pepper
  • Sherry vinager
  • Olive oil
  • Salt


To start, you have to cook the eggs with a little salt, once the sack is cooked, dry it well and let it cool. While you can go making the sauce. Take all the vegetables and cut them very thin, then take a bowl and pour all the vegetables. Dress with salt, oil and sherry vinegar, cut the roe into slices and incorporate into the bowl. Now you must leave in the fridge a few hours to take the desired temperature.

Roe omelette with young garlic

We propose you a somewhat different recipe for eating roe, ideal as a main dish or as a side dish.


  • 3 young garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chopped roe
  • 1 egg
  • Ground black pepper
  • Green peppercorns
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • 2 bay leaves


Take the roe and cook with the 2 bay leaves, salt, olive oil and green peppercorns. Let them remain in the water until they harden a little, while you can skip the young garlic in a pan. Once the eggs are cooked, chop a part and season with oil, salt and black pepper. The other half of the roe should be fried with the garlic. Finally, beat the egg and add to the mixture to cook everything together. It's that simple! Now you can enjoy this delicious tortilla with a very different touch.

Fish roe fritters

Finally, we propose a very special and juicy recipe for cooking fish roe: delicious fritters that will leave you with your mouth open.


  • 100 ml dough to prepare fritters
  • 5 tablespoons chopped eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Basil


Place the fritter dough in a large bowl and mix with the eggs that you have previously chopped and seasoned with the chosen spices. Go shaping your fritters and then take a pan, add olive oil and when it is very hot, fry. Put the dough mixed with the roe and it frosts well on both sides, making sure they are perfectly golden and delicious.

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