Contrary to what you may have heard, yes, it is safe to eat Lionfish! One must take precaution in removing the spines, but the meat is completely edible and tastes great! Check out this great article for more information on debunking the rumors about eating Lionfish.
You’ve shot the fish, now what? Here’s a great resource of Lionfish recipes published by local divers to help you prepare and enjoy your catch.
Eat sustainable, eat Lionfish!
Check out National Geographic Young Explorer, Erin Spencer’s, favorite recipes for preparing lionfish to help inspire you to do your part to help save native reef fish from this voracious predator.
Fighting Lionfish one bite at a time
If you are curious as to how this invasive species ended up on our turf or need a few more reasons to fire up your grill, check out this resource for background information on Lionfish. Grab a fork and help fight this battle.