Celebrating heart month means having lots and lots of seafood and avocado in your diet and on your home’s seafood menu. But why? It is because they both are heart-healthy, rich in good fats, omega-3 fatty acids, and lots of other nutrients essential for proper development. Moreover, veggies complement seafood, so why not. This seafood and avocado combination also works well as avocado brings out the sweetness of the seafood. Whether you pair it with shellfish or fish, all of them make up a delicious, mouth-watering treat.
If you are a Mediterranean food lover, then this dynamic duo is perfect for your palette. Additionally, you won’t find it difficult to put together this delicious and tantalizing dish, as both avocados and seafood are readily available. You can simply head over to your nearest supermarket and get yourself these yummy ingredients and make a dish that can be a part of your seafood menu.
When it comes to preparing a delectable and aesthetically pleasing dinner, vibrant colors and delicious flavors are the keys. Everything rests on how well your ingredients complement each other. Sometimes just a drizzle of lime and a pinch of salt is enough to bring your dish together and create harmony. If you are looking for some absolutely delicious combos of seafood with your everyday breakfast, the avocado toast, keep on reading this blog. We have got for you some fantastic ideas courtesy of the seafood experts at the Red Crab Juicy Seafood, the best seafood restaurant in Greensboro.
Here are our 7 favorite pairings of seafood with avocado toast.
1. Alaska Cod with Avocado Wrap Style
Whether you are looking for a yummy lunch idea or want to whip up something quick and delicious for dinner, this Alaskan Cod wrap is the best choice. It is an upgraded version of your simple avocado toast with a delicious seafood twist. All you have to do is gather some simple ingredients to put together this delicious and mouth-watering wrap. You will need some lettuce, Alaskan Cod boneless fillets, and of course avocados. Take a tortilla wrap, slightly warm it, and then spread some cream cheese on it. Mash the avocado on it and sprinkle some salt, pepper, chili lime seasoning and sesame seeds on it. Place the grilled cod fillets and top it off with lettuce. Wrap it up and enjoy!
2. Smoked Salmon with Avocado on Flatbread
This is yet another spin on the traditional avocado toast. Here we have replaced your standard toast with flat bread. This dish works really well as an appetizer or if you want to have something fun for breakfast. All you have to do is get some ready-made fresh flat bread and salmon fish fillets. You can smoke the fillets by following your favorite recipe. take the flatbread and cover it with homemade tahini sauce, add your favorite veggies and it off with mashed avocado. Place the smoked salmon fillets on top and season it. Serve hot and enjoy!
3. Lobster on Avocado Toast
Tired of the traditional avocado toast? We are here to vamp it up. Grab some toast and simply mash your avocado on it, add seared lobster and layer it with slices of tomatoes. Sprinkle the seasonings you love and enjoy.
4. Barramundi Fish & Avocado Salsa with a Twist
Here we have replaced toast with tacos! Isn’t that exciting. Many people think that to have tacos you need to have a huge production with tons of toppings on it and only then you can enjoy it. On the contrary, making and enjoying tacos is very simple.
You don’t always have to go big with toppings or meat. and simplicity is what we bring with our barramundi fish tacos. To make this delicious dish you have to prep a mango puree and avocado salsa in advance. You can also purchase pre-made taco shells from the grocery store for ease. For a quick weeknight meal, you can minimize the ingredients you are using or swap them with ready-made ones.
To make this dish add your favorite salad veggies to the taco shell. Layer it with shredded, grilled barramundi fish and top it off with mango puree. Add your avocado, tomato and onion salsa at the end and serve.
5. Avocado Toast with Crab
If you grew up in Washington DC, then you can relate to the love for crabs. Who doesn’t enjoy a yummy crab dish? Almost every seafood menu has a crab dish on it. Therefore, we are here with a quick crab dish for you that you can savor for breakfast or dinner. To create this delicious treat, start by tossing some crab meat with fresh lime juice and mint. Mix it up and add it to the toast that is covered in mashed avocados. Top it off with a little seasoning and you are good to go.
6. Avocado, Sardines & Veggie Toast
Not only are sardines absolutely yummy they are a great addition to your diet as well. These tiny fishes are super healthy and make for a perfect weekday dinner. To whip up this quick dish, take your favorite bread and prepare a toast. Mash some avocados on it and sprinkle some chili lime powder, onion powder, salt and pepper on it. Place sardines and squeeze some lemon juice on top. If you like a base of veggies, then add a layer of tomatoes and lettuce to your toast and your sardines and avocado toast is ready!
7. Shrimp Avocado Bites
Looking for something light to place on your snack table during family gatherings? We have got just the dish for you! Look no further and try out shrimp avocado bites right now! These little treats are a spin-off of the regular avocado toast and are tantalizing to the taste buds. Moreover, a great addition to your seafood menu. To make this you have to take crackers or toasted bread cut into bite-size pieces, cucumbers, cooked shrimp, avocado, cream cheese and some parsley. Assemble them by spreading a dollop of cream cheese on the cracker or bread and then place a slice of cucumber on it. Add avocados, shrimps and top it off with lime and parsley. Serve on a pretty platter and enjoy!