Broiled Shad with Thyme
Don't be alarmed if the shad fillets are heavily cut into; shad is one of the boniest fish there is, and removing all the bones requires radical surgery. What you're left with, however, are succulent fillets that are ideal for broiling. Delicious, Quick Side Dishes Amazing Seafood Recipes
Fish Alternatives There's nothing quite like shad. Still, this is a good basic broiled fish recipe to use with other fish fillets, such as red snapper, sea bass, striped bass, pompano, and bluefish.
Variation Broiled Shad with Oregano: Use 3/4 teaspoon fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano in place of the thyme.
The richness of this simple preparation is delightful accompanied by an acidic Chardonnay. Look for a reasonably priced Mâcon-Villages or Chablis, both from Burgundy in France.