This square All-Clad nonstick pan is perfect for cooking fish fillets. The 11-inch d5 pan cooks both delicate and meaty fish nicely; the square shape fits fillets well. Tip: Brush fish with a little oil rather than adding oil to the skillet. $179; williams-sonoma.com.
Recipe Match: Triple-Mustard Salmon
The bumpy surface on Fissler's pan helps crisp food. The Solea pan's textured surface, rather than a nonstick coating, keeps food from clinging. Tiny ridges help create a crust. From $155 for a 9.5-inch pan; amazon.com.