Add some interest to your weekly summer menu with these healthy seafood recipes. But healthy doesn’t mean bland. No, these seafood dishes are full of flavor, so you’ll never get bored at dinnertime. Whether you like mild white fish or flavorful salmon or calamari, you’ll find something that’ll appeal to your taste buds.
Tasty and Healthy Seafood Recipes
Cod is versatile because you can tame or pump up the flavors as you please. The whole family will love this Lemon Garlic and Herb Baked Cod. It’s easy, flavorful, and you can have it ready in about 20 minutes.
Short on time? Try this Cajun Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Mango Salsa that’s ready in 15 minutes. It’s pan seared to get that crispy exterior, and the spice pairs beautifully with the sweetness of the fruit salsa.
If you can’t eat raw fish, this recipe is not for you. But if you enjoy the flavor and texture of ahi tuna steaks, you’ll love this recipe for Marinated Seared Ahi Tuna. Drizzle with Sriracha mayo for a burst of flavor with every bite.
Scallops have always been a mystery to me. Not eating them — preparing them. But this recipe for Garlic Scallops makes it look easy and absolutely mouthwatering.
The secret to great fish on the grill? You have to dry the fish and completely preheat the grill before adding the fish. So, what are you waiting for? Try this Grilled Chili Lime Salmon recipe at your next summer cookout.
Low carb and guilt-free, no one will know that this Garlic Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash (covered in creamy yogurt alfredo sauce) is actually good for them. What a yummy way to whittle away your waistline!
Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Salsa is an irresistible meal that even kids will love. Pair them with some yummy grilled corn for the ultimate summer meal.
If salmon isn’t your fish, try these Fish Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema with your favorite white fish.
Looking for some finger foods for your next cookout? Make Mini Paleo Salmon Cakes with Lemon Herb Aioli. Although fresh salmon is fantastic, you can use canned salmon for this recipe when you’re in a pinch.
Enjoy Calamari Rings without the fat by baking them in the oven instead of deep frying them.
Here’s another 20-minute seafood meal you won’t be able to get enough of: Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia. Yes, it does have a butter sauce, but it’s not that much butter, and spread across four servings, you’ll barely notice the added calories. Maybe. But the butter is necessary for the flavor in this one.
With only seven ingredients, this Baked Honey Lemon Garlic Salmon will blow your mind with flavor. The glaze is sweet and tangy… The salmon is perfectly flaky. Ah, nothing is better.
To make Sriracha Grilled Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos, marinate the mahi-mahi in a tangy marinade made with lime, jalapeno, and Sriracha. It’s like a flavor bomb in your mouth!
Get these Healthy Jalapeno Tuna Cakes with Spicy Chipotle Aioli on the table in about 15 minutes. Using canned tuna makes this recipe a breeze.
Salmon Gratin with mushrooms and broccoli is a weeknight meal you moms will love because it’s healthy, nutritious, and so easy to put together.
For those of you who don’t like “fishy” fish, halibut is where it’s at. Grilled Halibut is an excellent recipe for seafood beginners because it has great texture and flavor without the overpowering seafood taste.