Northern Whitefish Boil recipe made with baby red potatoes

Northern Whitefish Boil

This seafood boil recipe is an easy, one pot dish with whitefish, onion, red potatoes, and beer.
Combine them for a noteworthy meal that will transform your red potato recipes.
Prep10 minutes
Cook40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course Dinner
Variety Fav(s) Ruby Sensation®, Seafood Boilers
Cook Type Stove Top
Dish Type Comfort
Season Fall, Spring, Summer
Bite Size 3-Bite


  • 4 c. water
  • 3 cans (36 oz.) beer of choice
  • ¼ c. salt
  • 3 lb. Tasteful Selections® 3-Bite potatoes
  • 4 medium yellow onions, halved
  • 1 package (14 oz.) Polish sausage, cut into 3" pieces
  • 1½-2 lbs. whitefish or cod fillets, cut across into 4-inch sections
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 lemons, cut into wedges


  • In a two gallon stockpot, add water, beer, salt, potatoes and onions; Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook 15 minutes. Add sausage and cook for another 5 minutes, or until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Carefully place fish on top of potatoes and let cook, covered, until fish is done, about 6 minutes. Carefully remove fish fillet pieces with a slotted spoon and set aside on a covered plate.
  • Drain liquid from potato, onion, sausage mixture and place on a serving platter. Add fish to serving platter and drizzle with melted butter. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve with lemon wedges.
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Recipe Tips

Feel free to substitute water, chicken broth or vegetable broth for the beer, if desired.