Three Mouthwatering Largemouth Bass Recipes

By   June 23, 2014

IG bass recipesLargemouth bass are a blast to catch, in part because of their meaty muscular bodies. This same feature also makes them great for eating. Their meat is firm and their bones are easy to remove. Their taste is mild, but still flavorful. I hope you enjoy these three great largemouth bass recipes and make the most out of you catch!


Largemouth Bass Recipe #1

Garlic Lemon Largemouth Bass

4 Bass Fillets

4 Tablespoons Lemon Juice (3 if fresh squeezed)

2 Cloves Garlic, minced

1 Tablespoon Butter (melted)

1 Teaspoon Dried Parsley


Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees. Coat a baking dish with non-stick spray. Place the bass fillets in baking dish. Pour lemon juice and butter over fillets, sprinkle with garlic and parsley. Pepper as desired. Place in oven and bake for about 30 minutes or until white and tender enough to pull apart with a fork.


Largemouth Bass Recipe #2

Breaded Ranch Largemouth Bass

4 Bass Fillets

¾ Cup Italian Seasoned Bread Crumbs

1 Package Dry Ranch Dressing Mix 1 oz.

3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

2 Teaspoons Butter

Place bread crumbs in a bowl. In a separate pie pan, or a dish similar in size, mix the ranch dressing mix and vegetable oil, forming a paste. Coat the largemouth bass fillets with the paste. Then, dredge the fillets in the bread crumbs. Melt the butter in a skillet on medium heat. Place the fillets in the skillet and cook on each side for five minutes or until golden brown and tender enough to pull apart with a fork.


Largemouth Bass Recipe #3

Grilled Largemouth Bass

4 Bass Fillets

¼ Teaspoon Garlic Powder

¼ Teaspoon Paprika

¼ Teaspoon Onion Powder

2 Teaspoons Dried Parsley

Lemon Pepper (to taste)

Sea Salt (to taste

3 Tablespoons Butter

2 Cloves of Garlic, Chopped

1 ½ Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Pre-heat grill on high heat. In a bowl, mix together garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, lemon pepper, and sea salt. Sprinkle the mixture over the bass fillets. Melt butter and combine with garlic and parsley. Place largemouth bass fillets on lightly oiled grill grates. Cook for 7 minutes on each side, while brushing with butter mixture. Grill until tender enough to pull apart with a fork. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil before serving.

We hope you enjoy one or all of these three great largemouth bass recipes. If you would like to seen more bass recipes, please check out our Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass Recipes page. As always, if you have a comment or would like to share some of your family’s Largemouth Bass Recipes, comment in the section below.

Author: Brian Ward

June 23, 2014


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