Popular Seafood Recipes to Try Out This Summer

Popular Seafood Recipes to Try Out This Summer

Popular Seafood Recipes to Try Out This Summer

It’s summer and you want to go to the beach. Spend a day or two there but you can’t. We have the perfect summer seafood menu. Its flavors will take you back to the beachside. Each of the recipes on our list today has the beach at its heart. It will remind you of the good times spent along the shore. All you have to do is just close your eyes and take a bite from one of these dishes. And in no time, you will be at the shore. Feeling the waves touch your feet. And the refreshing, mouthwatering scents of these dishes fill the air. Try any one of these recipes to truly know what we mean.

1. Shrimp Boil:

This dish is a star of summers. The shrimp makes the perfect pair with corn and potatoes. Making this the perfect dinner for your beach cravings.

This is the easiest shrimp boil. What’s better than a mess-free dish? Using just one pan? That’s exactly what we mean. One pan, no mess, and your food’s ready.

Ingredients:

3 ears corn, cut crosswise into 6 pieces

1 pound baby Dutch yellow potatoes

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 pound medium shrimp, deveined and peeled

¼ cup unsalted butter, melted

1 tbsp all-purpose seasoning

1 package smoked andouille sausage, sliced thinly (12.8 ounces)

2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

1 lemon, cut in wedges

Directions:

Firstly, preheat the oven to around 400˚F. Then, lightly oil a baking sheet or lightly coat it with nonstick spray.

Then take a large pot and boil salted water in it. Place the potatoes till tender for 10 minutes. In the last 5 minutes of cooking time, stir in the corn. Then take all of them out and drain.

Now, take a small bowl and add garlic, butter, and all-purpose seasoning, and mix.

Next, place the corn, potatoes, sausage, and shrimp in one layer onto the oiled baking sheet. Add the butter mixture and stir. Then toss gently to mix.

It’s time to place the tray into the oven and let it bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Or till the shrimp turn opaque and the corn gets tender.

Dish them out or services directly with lemon wedges. Sprinkle some parsley to give it the fresh look.

2. SEAFOOD PASTA WITH TOMATO SAUCE:

This is super easy seafood with a homemade tomato sauce pasta recipe. This recipe can add yum to your seafood menu. The cooking time for this dish is hardly 30 minutes!

Do you love seafood and pasta? This is the right recipe for you! It’s less than 30 minutes of cooking time. Plus, you only need one pot or pan for this dish.

Make this dish for your friends and family. When you’re in the mood for some seafood. This dish would pair up perfectly with a glass of your favorite wine.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil

300 grams spaghetti

115 g (4 oz.) shrimp, deveined and shelled

226 g (8 oz.) Manila clams

1 can of tomato sauce or whole peeled tomatoes

115 g (4 oz.) scallops

1 tsp (brown) sugar

Salt to taste

1 tbsp Italian basil leaves, chopped

Italian parsley, chopped, for garnishing

3 garlic cloves, minced

Directions:

Now for the cooking process. Cook the spaghetti as the box says. Drain them and set them aside. Now, blend the entire can of whole peeled tomatoes. Then, set it aside for the sauce.

Next, heat a skillet on medium flame. Then, add olive oil. Add garlic to the heated olive oil. Sauté the garlic before adding the shrimp to the pan. Then add the Manila clams and scallop. Stir it well to combine the garlic in. Now it’s time to add the tomato sauce and basil leaves. Let the seafood cook till it is ready. Then add the salt and sugar, to your taste. Finally, transfer the spaghetti into the skillet. Then, stir it so the sauce mixes well with the spaghetti. Garnish the dish with chopped parsley and serve.

3. Blackened Salmon Avocado Salsa:

This salmon is seasoned with tasty Cajun spices. We pan-fry it tills its crispy. Then top it with creamy and cool avocado salsa. Isn’t it a treat to the tastebuds?

We have made a super easy, super quick seafood recipe for you. This is the blackened salmon with avocado salsa. It is a recipe that can easily be on any restaurant’s seafood menu. This recipe is really easy and simple to follow. Just season the salmon with Cajun seasonings. Then pan-fry it till it gets crispy. Serve it with some refreshing avocado salsa. The Cajun seasoning has got that spice and heat to it. Which makes a perfect pair with the buttery texture of the salmon. This dish gets its refreshing beach feel from the avocado salsa. You need to fry the salmon in a pan on high heat till its outsides get crispy. Make sure that the inside of the fish remains tender and juicy. The avocado salsa brings the dish together making it complete. You can throw in some cucumbers with the avocado salsa. The crunchy, juicy feel of the cucumber really makes the textures of this dish interesting. This blackened salmon with avocado salsa is a dish that is perfect for your seafood cravings. A light, quick, and tasty meal to brighten up your day.

The total time for this dish is 15 minutes and serves 4 servings.

Ingredients:

For the salmon:

4 pieces salmon, 6 oz. each

1 tbsp oil

4 tsp Cajun seasoning

For avocado salsa:

¼ cup red onion, diced

2 avocado, diced

1 tbsp cilantro, chopped

1 jalapeno, finely diced

Salt to taste

1 tbsp lime juice

For avocado + cucumber salsa:

1 cup cucumber, diced

2 avocado, diced

1 tbsp parsley, chopped

Salt to taste

1 tbsp lemon juice

¼ cup green onion, diced

Directions:

For the salmon:

First, heat the oil in a thick-bottomed frying pan. Then add the seasoned salmon to it. Cook until the salmon gets deeply golden brown to slightly blackened. Then, flip the salmon to cook the other side in the same way.

For the salsas:

For both the avocado and the avocado with cucumber salsa. Mix all the ingredients and enjoy!

Alternatives: if you don’t wish to use salmon. You can always substitute it with tilapia, trout, or other types of red meat fish.

Note: serve the salmon with either one of the two salsas. Either avocado or the avocado and cucumber salsa.

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