Poor Man's Lobster (Simmered Pollock) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6


  • 2 pounds Pollock
  • Melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
How to cook Poor Man's Lobster (Simmered Pollock):
  • With water to cover the Pollock, add salt to water, bring to a boil, and simmer for 10 minutes drain.
  • Cover the Pollock again with cold water, adding vinegar to it.
  • Bring to boil, and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Serve with melted butter to dip the simmered Pollock in.


The Poor Man's Lobster (Simmered Pollock) is a very affordable dish. Delicious, simple, and easy recipe. Can be ready in 25 minutes.


Don't be afraid to substitute cod, red snapper, whiting or any firm-fleshed fish for the Pollock.

This recipe for Poor Man's Lobster (Simmered Pollock) serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Poor Man's Lobster (Simmered Pollock) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Pollock (more Pollock recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)

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