Just because the nights are getting darker and colder doesn’t mean that your meals do too. If you need something refreshing to brighten up the evenings then try one of these fish and seafood recipes.
Here are eighteen of the very best fish and seafood recipes to give you something zesty to look forward to in the evenings.
1. Toasted Coconut Tilapia with Pomegranate Salsa
When you are craving the best seafood recipes, the tilapia will be a pleasant delicacy when it is prepared according to this recipe. The tilapia will be tender and will be elevated to a sense of fabulousness with the addition of toasted coconut.
Then when you pair the fish with the splendid pomegranate fruit, orange juice, cilantro and other fresh ingredients, your taste buds will be very eager to dive into this wonderful dish.
2. Greek Shrimp & Farro Bowls
If you are the type of person who is looking to get more grain and vegetables in your diet, because you notice that you are eating so much meat and seafood, the good news is that this recipe allows you to have the combination of the delicious seafood that you love, along with the addition of grain and vegetables.
You will enjoy making this dish, as there is the shrimp that is juicy and sweet, which you just cannot live without. Then you will also be surprised at how well the zucchini, peppers, grain and lemony yogurt blend to provide a pleasant distinctive taste to this amazing dish that is quick and easy to prepare, which is a great option when you have a very busy schedule.
3. Shrimp Scampi Pizza
When you love a pizza crust and pizza topping, this pizza allows you the best world of pizza and seafood; as it combines shrimp with the cheese. This pizza adds some cornmeal to the bottom to add another interesting layer of texture.
Also, the fact of the shrimp being cooked along with a bit of lemon juice and lemon zest adds a nice balance of freshness to the pizza. Moreover, once the pizza comes out of the oven, it is topped with some Italian parsley, which adds to the amazing flavor indeed.
4. Shrimp Quesadillas
If you love quesadillas, you can change them up a bit by using shrimp instead of chicken or beef. The mixture of these quesadillas is undeniably scrumptious with shrimp, bell peppers, onions, cheese and garlic.
The crispy tortillas encase this wonderful and aromatic filling. This is an easy meal to prepare and is ultra satisfying every time. You can serve these impressive quesadillas with sour cream that will set them off just right.
5. Shrimp Egg Fried Rice
You really need to try this recipe. Once you taste how sensational it is, this will be a recipe that you will want to make over and over again. The good news is that this is an easy recipe for when you want something that is quick and tastes good when you do not want to bother with a lot of time in the kitchen. Shrimp makes this dish superiorly divine.
6. Blackened Salmon Caprese Skewers
If you are looking for something that has a wonderful robust flavor and that can make an ordinary day seem a bit more festive, then you will want to try these delightful blackened salmon caprese skewers. You will truly love making this dish every time. All the flavors combine to provide a dining experience that is out of this world.
7. Caramelized Salmon
If you notice that you and your family have been eating the same thing over and over again and now you want a change in the menu, this is an exquisite and delicate dish that is so tantalizing. Also, salmon is healthy for you, which you can feel good about eating. But you will be indulging your sweet tooth as well, as sugar is used in the caramelization process.
8. Shrimp & Tofu Pad Tai
When you crave restaurant-style Pad Thai, then this is the recipe for you. This is a terrific recipe that is not too complex, which will make it enjoyable for you to complete.
You will appreciate that you can have your meal done in less than thirty minutes, which is great if your spouse unexpectedly invites friends over for supper and does not tell you. This recipe combines bean sprouts, shrimp, tofu, chicken, and even cilantro, which all add to the intrigue of the tastiness of this dish.
9. Seafood Pasta
If you love both pasta and seafood, then you will be happy with this dish. It is a joyful dish that makes a nice hearty meal. The sauce is creamy and adds to the beauty of this recipe. This is a recipe that will make great leftovers to take with you to the office the next day for lunch.
10. Flounder Meunière
Maybe you have been overlooking flounder fish for a while. Now it is time to incorporate it into your menu once again. It is not an overpowering fish, which is why it is tasty and pleasant. This recipe will be a terrific selection for when you are having a dinner party as well.
11. Garlic Butter Lobster Tails
When you are in the mood for something that tastes sublime and is somewhat indulgent, then garlic butter lobster tails need to be on your menu.
When you and your family have been busy all week and have not had much time to interact because of different schedules, you can make a special night when you add this delicacy to your meal. This will truly impress your spouse and show that you put some effort into making the meal and time together enjoyable.
12. Herb-Roasted Salmon with Fingerling Potatoes
Combine roasted salmon and potatoes to make a filling and blissful meal. Bring in the tarragon to add an earthy flavor to this dish, along with cilantro and other tasty ingredients. This meal is quick and it will pair nicely with a salad of your choosing. Green beans or corn also make great additional side dishes to serve with this hearty meal.
13. Cornmeal Crusted Fish Sticks
When you have been used to eating fish sticks that you buy already made at the grocery store, then it is time to elevate the quality of your fish sticks by making this recipe. The fish sticks are sensational, tasty and real crowd pleasers. They are fun to dip in your favorite sauce. They can be a meal or a snack, which is why this is a great recipe for different situations.
14. Honey-Mustard-Glazed Salmon Steaks
There is something about honey mustard that makes everything taste better. This recipe blends well with the usage of the honey mustard and the salmon. This is a nice family meal. This is also a great dish to bring if you are invited as a guest somewhere and are supposed to bring part of the meal.
15. Garlic Butter Shrimp and Rice
When you are looking for something that is hearty and light at the same time, then this is the recipe you need to try. The garlic butter flavor will make this dish divine. This is a sort of comfort food and it will be something that the whole family will truly enjoy.
16. Caramelized Teriyaki Salmon
Salmon is far easier to cook at home than you might think. And I don’t just mean good. I mean restaurant-style good.
This recipe uses rice vinegar, sugar and sake to take the fish cut’s flavors to an entirely new level.
Paired perfectly with grains and vegetables, this is one hell of an addictive fish.
17. Bacon Wrapped Scallops
It would be a rare occasion to find someone who does not love bacon. So here is a recipe that allows you another wonderful way to use bacon in a creative and tasty manner. Scallops wrapped in bacon are much more decadent.
After you try this recipe, you likely will not be able to eat scallops just plain again. They will be wrapped in bacon every time, because they are so awesome this way.
18. Honey Garlic Butter Scallops
Another wonderful way to elevate scallops is to make honey garlic butter scallops and orzo. All the ingredients in this recipe are meant for each other indeed. Your taste buds will agree. This is a nice dish to make for company as well.