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12 Delicious Seafood Dinners

Seafood lovers will love this collection of 12 delicious seafood dinner recipes you can prepare and cook at home. Shrimps, scallops, lobster, and salmon are the main seafood ingredients. Combine them with vegetables and pasta, your seafood dinner will please you perfectly.

1. Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Ingredients:

• 4 tbsp olive oil
• 1 lb shrimp
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
• 1 lb asparagus
• 1 tsp garlic (minced)
• 1 tsp ginger (minced)
• 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
• 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 20 minutes. Serves 4.

Set a frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add 2 tbsp olive oil and heat it.
Add shrimp and season with salt and crushed red pepper.
Stir and cook until shrimps change color.
Remove the shrimps from the pan and transfer to a plate.
Set it aside.

In the same pan, add 2 tbsp olive oil and heat it.
Add asparagus, minced garlic, and ginger.
Season with salt.
Continue to stir and cook until asparagus is tender.
Add back the cooked shrimps.
Sprinkle 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce.
Stir to combine well.
Drizzle 2 tbsp lemon juice on top and stir once again.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

2. Baked Lobster Tails

Ingredients:

• 2 x 8 oz lobster tails
• 3 tbsp butter (melted)
• 1 tsp paprika
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp black pepper
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tsp fresh parsley (chopped)
• 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions:

Good for 2 servings.

In a small mixing bowl, add melted butter, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, chopped fresh parsley, and lemon juice.
Mix until well combined.
Set aside.

Cut along the middle of the shell from top to the tails.
Make sure not to cut all through the end of the tail.
Separate the lobster meat from the sides of the shells.
Lift the meat from the inside of the shell and place it on top of the shell.
Brush the seasonings mixture on the lobster meat.
Place the lobsters in a baking sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes in a preheated oven at 450 F.
Remove from the oven.
Serve with steamed broccoli and lemon wedge if you like.
Enjoy!

3. Seared Scallops

Ingredients:

• 1 lb sea scallop (side muscles removed)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 2 tbsp unsalted butter
• 1 garlic clove (grated)
• 1 tbsp dry white wine
• 2 tbsp fresh chives (finely chopped, optional for garnishing)

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 25-30 minutes. Serves 4.

Place scallops on a clean surface and pat dry with a paper towel.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Set a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and warm it up.
Add the seasoned scallops on the skillet.
Cook for 2-3 minutes on one side.
Flip the scallops on the other side.
Add unsalted butter and grated garlic.
Let butter melt and spoon it over the scallops.
Let it cook for 2-3 minutes until the other side is cooked.
Add dry white wine.
Let it simmer.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.
Garnish with freshly chopped chives.
Serve and enjoy!

4. Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Ingredients:

• 2 lb shrimp (deveined, tails removed)
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
• 1/2 tsp dried oregano
• 1 tsp cumin
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp paprika
• 24 skewers
• 24 corn tortillas
• 4 tbsp olive oil

• 1 cup sour cream
• 3 tbsp cilantro (minced)
• 1 tsp lime zest
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 2 tbsp lime juice
• 1 1/2 cups green cabbage (chopped)
• 1 1/2 cups red cabbage (chopped)
• 1 tbsp jalapeno (minced)

• Cilantro (finely chopped, optional for garnishing)

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Makes 12 tacos.

Put 2 lb shrimp in a large mixing bowl.
Add seasonings – salt, red pepper flakes, dried oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and paprika.
Mix until shrimps are well coated.
Use two metal or bamboo skewer to poke through the shrimps.
Line 4 shrimps in two skewers.
Do this with the remaining shrimps and skewers.
Brush each skewer with olive oil.
Grill over high heat for 3 minutes on each side.
Once done, remove the shrimps from the skewers.
Set aside.

In another mixing bowl, add sour cream, minced cilantro, lime zest, salt, and lime juice.
Mix until well combined.
Set aside.

In another mixing bowl, add green and red cabbage, and jalapeno.
Add half of the sour cream mixture.
Mix until well combined.

Assemble the tacos.
Lay a corn tortilla on a clean surface.
Add cabbage mixture in the middle of the tortilla.
Put shrimps on top and drizzle sour cream mixture.
Garnish with finely chopped cilantro.
Serve and enjoy!

5. Salmon Wellington

Ingredients:

• 1 salmon fillet
• Salt and pepper to taste (for salmon)
• 1 sheet puff pastry (softened at room temperature)

• 2 tbsp butter
• 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
• 1/2 medium onion (chopped)
• 5 oz spinach
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
• 4 oz cream cheese
• 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (shredded)
• 2 tbsp fresh dill (chopped)

• 1 egg (beaten)

Instructions:

Good for 2 servings.

Set a large pan over medium heat.
Melt 2 tbsp butter.
Saute garlic and onion until soft.
Add spinach.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir until spinach is wilted.
Add breadcrumbs, cream cheese, shredded parmesan cheese, and chopped fresh dill.
Stir until well combined.
Remove from the heat and set it aside.

Lay a puff pastry sheet on a clean surface.
Place salmon fillet in the middle.
Season fillet with salt and pepper.
Add spinach mixture on top of the salmon fillet.
Fold the pastry sheet and wrap the salmon.
Make crisscross slices on the pastry sheet.
Brush with egg wash.
Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Bake for 20-25 minutes in a preheated oven at 425 F.
Slice into servings.
Enjoy!

6. Popcorn Shrimp

Ingredients:

• 1 lb shrimp (peeled and deveined)
• Oil (for deep frying)

For flour mixture:
• 1 cup flour
• 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
• 2 tsp salt
• 1 tsp black pepper

For egg mixture:
• 1 egg
• 3 tbsp milk
• 1 tsp Cajun seasoning

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Serves 3.

For flour mixture:
In a mixing bowl, add flour, cajun seasoning, salt, and black pepper.
Mix until well combined.

Put half of the mixture in a large ziplock bag and set aside the remaining half.
Add shrimps in the ziplock bag.
Shake the mixture until shrimps are well coated.
Remove the coated shrimps from the ziplock bag and place it on a plate.

For egg mixture:
In a separate mixing bowl, add egg, milk, and cajun seasoning.
Mix until well combined.

Dip the coated shrimps into the egg mixture and coat with the remaining flour mixture set aside earlier.
Do this with all the coated shrimps.

Set a pot over medium-high heat.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Fry the shrimps until golden brown.
Remove from the pot.
Serve with a dip of your choice.

7. Teriyaki Parchment Salmon

Ingredients:

• 6 oz skinless salmon
• 1 cup broccoli florets
• 1/2 cup carrots (thinly sliced)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• A sprinkle of olive oil
• 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Good for one serving only.

Prepare a parchment paper or aluminum foil with a size of 12 x 18 inches.
Fold it in half.
On one side, place the carrots and broccoli florets.
Season with salt and pepper.
Drizzle with olive oil.
Place skinless salmon on top of the vegetables.
Drizzle teriyaki sauce.
Fold the other half of the parchment paper and secure the edges.
Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 350 F.
Remove from the oven and open the parchment paper.
Enjoy!

8. Lobster Roll

Ingredients:

• 1 1/4 lb lobster meat (cooked, coarsely chopped)
• 2 celery stalks (finely chopped)
• 1/3 cup mayonnaise + 2 tbsp mayonnaise
• 2 lemons (juiced)
• 1 tsp lemon zest
• 2 tbsp chives (finely chopped)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 4 hotdog buns

Instructions:

This recipe takes 30 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

In a large mixing bowl, add chopped lobster meat, finely chopped celery stalks, 1/3 cup mayonnaise, 2 juiced lemons, 1 tsp lemon zest, 2 tbsp finely chopped chives, salt, and pepper to taste.
Mix until well combined.

Make a slice in each of the hotdog buns.
Brush the inside of each hotdog bun with the remaining mayonnaise.
Toast the buns.
Fill with the lobster meat mixture.
Serve and enjoy!

9. One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients:

• 8 oz linguine
• 2 tbsp butter + 6 tbsp butter
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 4 garlic cloves (chopped)
• 1 tsp crushed red pepper
• 1 1/4 lbs large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 tsp dried oregano
• 4 cups baby spinach
• 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
• 2 tbsp parsley (chopped)
• 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Cook 8 oz linguine pasta according to its package instructions.
Drain and rinse.
Set aside.

Set a saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add 2 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp olive oil.
Let it heat until butter melts.
Saute chopped garlic, then add 1 tsp crushed red pepper.
Add 1 1/4 lbs large shrimps.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir and cook until shrimps change color.
Add 1 tsp dried oregano and 4 cups baby spinach.
Stir until spinach is wilted.
Add cooked pasta, 6 tbsp buttes, 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, and 1 tbsp lemon juice.
Stir until well combined.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

10. Tomato Pesto Parchment Salmon

Ingredients:

• 3 oz green beans
• Some olive oil
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 6 oz salmon (skinless)
• 2 tbsp pesto
• 10 cherry tomatoes (halved)

Instructions:

This recipe takes 30 minutes. Good for one serving.

Lay a 12×18 inches parchment paper or aluminum foil on a clean surface.
Fold it in half, then open it up.
On one half, place the green beans in the middle.
Sprinkle some olive oil, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
Place the salmon fillet on top.
Spread 2 tbsp pesto on the salmon.
Top it off with halved cherry tomatoes.
Fold the parchment paper or aluminum foil over the salmon.
Secure the edge of the parchment to close.
Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 350 F.
Remove from the oven and open the parchment.
Enjoy!

11. Shrimp Spinach Bacon Alfredo

Ingredients:

• 4 garlic cloves (minced)
• 2 tbsp oil
• 2 lbs shrimp (peeled and deveined)
• 5 oz spinach
• 1/2 onion (chopped)
• 2 tsp salt
• 1 tsp pepper
• 2 cups heavy cream
• 1 lb cooked fettuccine
• 6 slices cooked bacon (cut into pieces)
• 1 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
• 1/2 cup parsley (chopped)

Instructions:

This recipe is good for 4 servings.

Set a large pot over medium heat.
Add 2 tbsp oil and let it heat.
Saute garlic.
Add 2 lbs shrimps and cook until it changes color.
Remove the cooked shrimps from the pot, transfer to a plate, then set aside.
In the same pot, add spinach and onion.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir and cook until spinach is wilted.
Add heavy cream and let it simmer.
Add cooked fettuccine, bacon, grated parmesan cheese, and chopped parsley.
Add back the shrimps cooked earlier.
Mix until well combined and cheese is melted.
Remove from heat and transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

12. Tempura Shrimp & Veggies

Ingredients:

• 4 shrimps
• Sweet potato (sliced)
• Mushroom (sliced)
• Green bean
• Kabocha pumpkin (sliced)
• Rice

For tempura batter:
• 1 egg
• 1/2 cup soda water (cold)
• 1/2 cup cake flour
• Oil (for deep frying)

For dipping sauce:
• 1 tbsp mirin
• 1 tbsp soy sauce

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Makes 2 servings.

Make a few slits on the shrimps down the stomach and on each side.
Place on a baking tray together with sweet potato, mushroom, green bean, and kabocha pumpkin.

For tempura batter:

In a mixing bowl, add an egg and cold soda water.
Whisk together.
Add cake flour.
Whisk again to combine well.
Dip and coat vegetables and shrimps into the batter.
Deep fry for 2-3 minutes.
Remove and drain excess oil.
Place in bowl or plate.

For dipping sauce:

Mix 1 tbsp soy sauce and 1 tbsp mirin.

Serve with the tempura shrimp and veggies.
Enjoy!

12 Delicious Seafood Dinners
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jdf_FtmCU4

Chilli Garlic Prawns Recipe | Seafood Starter Recipe By Tarika

This tasty chili garlic prawns is a good recipe for appetizers or snacks. With the combination of seasonings cooked with the prawns, you will surely enjoy this dish with a glass of wine. It only takes about 25 minutes. Serves 2.

Ingredients:

Prawns and Batter:
• 300 grams prawns (deveined)
• 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
• 2 tbsp cornflour
• 1 egg
• 1 tsp garlic paste
• 1 tsp ginger paste
• 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
• 1/4 tsp black pepper powder
• oil for frying

For Slurry:
• 1 tbsp water
• 1 tbsp cornflour

For Sauce:
• 2-3 tbsp oil
• 3 green chilies (slit)
• 2 tbsp garlic (minced)
• 2 spring onions (sliced, white parts only)
• 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
• 1 capsicum (chopped)
• 1/2 tbsp ginger (minced)
• 1/2 tbsp chili sauce
• 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
• 1/4 cup water
• 1/4 tsp vinegar
• Salt to taste

Instructions:

Prawns and Batter:
In a large mixing bowl, add 2 tbsp cornflour, 2 tbsp all-purpose flour, 1 tsp garlic paste, 1 tsp ginger paste, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1/4 tsp black pepper powder, and 1 egg.
Whisk ingredients until texture is smooth.
Add prawns into the batter.
Mix until prawns are well coated.

Set a frying pan over medium heat.
Add oil and heat it.
Fry the prawns until golden brown.
Transfer on a plate with a paper towel to drain excess oils.
Set aside.

For Slurry:
Mix 1 tbsp cornflour and 1 tbsp water.
Set aside.

For Sauce:
Set a frying pan over medium heat.
Add 2-3 tbsp oil and heat it.
Saute 2 tbsp minced garlic and 1/2 tbsp minced ginger.
Add sliced white parts of spring onions and stir.
Add green chilies and capsicum.
Stir fry.
Season with 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and mix well.
Add 2 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1/2 tbsp chili sauce, and 1/4 cup water.
Mix well.
Add the slurry and continue to stir.
Add the prawns.
Mix until prawns are well coated.
Add salt to taste.
Mix well.
Switch off heat.
Add 1/4 tsp vinegar and mix one more time.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

Chilli Garlic Prawns Recipe - Seafood Starter Recipe By Tarika
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzLQ58FTmbk

Seafood Paella Recipe – How To Make Authentic Seafood Paella

Seafood paella is one of the iconic and delicious Spanish rice dish that offers a variety of seafood like shrimps, clams, mussels, and squids. This is a perfect dish to impress your guests for a special dinner.

Ingredients:

• 6 large shrimps
• 6 clams
• 5 baby squid (cut into rings and tentacles)
• 6 mussels
• 6 fresh romano or green beans
• 2 cups seafood stock
• 1 cup white wine
• 1 cup fresh peas
• 1/2 cup canned butter beans (drained and rinsed)
• 1/2 cup white rice
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
• 1 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley (chopped)
• 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary (finely chopped)
• 1 onion (finely diced)
• 1/2 tomato (finely diced)
• 1 pinch salt
• 1 pinch saffron threads
• 1 lemon (cut into wedges, optional)

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 55 minutes. Serves 2-3.

Set a large pan over high heat.
Pour olive oil.
Put tomato and onion.
Sprinkle salt and smoked paprika to taste.
Saute and stir for 3-4 minutes or until softened.
Add and stir butter beans and romano beans.
Add rice and cook for 2-3 minutes or until rice is covered with oil.
Place clams, shrimps, and mussels on top of the rice mixture.
Pour white wine and add paprika.
Pour seafood stock.
Sprinkle rosemary.
Let it simmer for 5 minutes or until the clams and mussels have opened.
Remove clams, shrimps, and mussels from the mixture and set aside.
Add peas.
Let it simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is softened.
Add baby squids.
Return clams, shrimps, and mussels.
Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes or until squid is cooked through.
Remove from heat.
Transfer to a plate.
Top it off with chopped parsley and lemon wedges.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can add more seafood like monkfish, king prawns, etc.

Seafood Paella Recipe - How To Make Authentic Seafood Paella
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue96_XFubKk