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12 Versatile fish and seafood recipes

Fish and seafood can be used in every type of cuisine from Italian to Mexican, American to Asian and everything in between. Here are 12 unique and delicious recipes using this versatile protein.

Salmon and succotash

Low in calories and carbohydrates, fish is the perfect choice for the health-conscious. You can add fish to pasta, sandwiches, tacos and stir-frys or just eat it on its own. You’ll never run out of ideas!

Whether you catch your own fish or frequent your local fish market, these meals are perfect for a simple weeknight dinner or impressing picky guests.


Pan-seared salmon with succotash

This is a light, fresh and bright dinner the whole family will love. Brown sugar, cumin, chili and garlic powder combine to make the perfect crust. Enjoy this dish alfresco!

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Baked sea bass and potatoes

Wondering what to do with that fish your husband caught? One of the best ways to enjoy whole fish is to bake it with potatoes and season it with fresh rosemary, sweet paprika and extra-virgin olive oil. Easy, simple and low in fat!

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Shrimp baked in garlic and chili oil

Serve this shrimp dish family style in its casserole dish with a large spoon for scooping. And don’t forget to supply plenty of crusty bread on the side to soak up all the leftover spicy, fragrant oil.

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Pistachio-crusted shrimp with paprika

Shrimp, pistachios, smoked paprika and orange zest are all you need to whip up this crunchy entree. It’s a harmonious combination of diverse flavors that is sure to impress.

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Cheesy lobster spaghetti

Cheese, lobster and pasta? Yes, we went there. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried this rich and creamy twist on the Italian feast.

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Fried lobster ravioli with red pepper cream sauce

Use frozen lobster ravioli in this fried appetizer served with a slightly tangy and nutty dipping sauce.

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Crab and mango sliders

Combining sweet fruit with spicy jalapeño and fresh crab makes these sliders a creative meal your family will ask for time and time again.

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Open-face tuna melt

Upgrade the classic, kid-friendly tuna melt with the additions of ciabatta bread, pickle relish and hard-boiled eggs. It’s the perfect weeknight meal.

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Crab rangoons

Enjoy your favorite go-to Chinese appetizer at home with this healthier, low-calorie version that you bake instead of fry.

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Tuna, salmon and swordfish skewers

Wow your guests with three diverse kinds of fish sandwiched between oranges, fennel and tomatoes marinated in soy sauce, lime, ginger and sesame seeds for a hint of surprise.

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Shrimp seviche tacos

You can’t go wrong with this healthy shrimp taco recipe, containing less than 300 calories! The addition of tequila is a boozy surprise.

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Tomato and pepper soup with seared scallops

This slow cooker meal is light and refreshing — perfect for warmer days. A seared scallop garnish adds a hint of seafood flavor to your peppery soup.

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