Quick & Easy Seafood Recipes

Are you a seafood lover who also likes quick and easy meals? Find here a collection of seafood pasta, salads, soups and more recipes that do not require a ton of work in the kitchen!

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12 Fresh Tuna Recipes That Are Ready in a Flash

High-quality fresh tuna requires almost no effort in the kitchen -- just a quick sear in a hot pan or brief turn on the grill. It's also delicious served raw and makes a spectacular burger. Here are our favorite recipes showcasing the tasty fish.
By Kelly Vaughan

Simple Poached Salmon

Rating: 3.08 stars
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A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Coconut-Curry Shrimp and Couscous

Whipping up this Thai-inspired curry is faster than waiting for takeout. The secret? Teaming quick-cooking ingredients including fresh shrimp, frozen peas, and couscous with the flavor bomb that is red curry paste.

Baked Scallops

The pan juices that are released from baking the scallops mix with creme fraiche and white wine to create a delicious garlicky sauce. Serve this gratin with crusty bread for dipping, or for a heartier dish, serve over thin spaghetti tossed in olive oil.

Grilled Striped Bass

We serve the fillets over our Corn and Clam Chowder Sauce, but they are also delicious on their own, with just a sprinkling of lemon juice.

Soy-Glazed Salmon

Rating: 3.43 stars
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This tasty, simple salmon recipe is from Anne Ford, of Palo Alto, California.

Linguine with Shrimp and White Wine

This 20-minute shrimp pasta recipe is sure to become a favorite. All you need for the sauce is a flavorful and fragrant combination of butter, garlic, white wine, and lemon juice.

Shrimp-Scampi Pan Bake

For a streamlined, stress-free meal, slide this shrimp scampi supper into the oven. Preheating the baking sheet gives the sliced potatoes a headstart to crispness, and the broiler steps in at the last minute to cook the garlicky shrimp. 

Peel-and-Eat Shrimp

This shrimp appetizer couldn't be easier to make. Simply poach the shrimp in water, then tossed them with butter and Old Bay Seasoning, which provides the spark.

Steamed Cod with Ginger and Scallions

Rating: 3.5 stars
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This simple Asian-style gingery seafood dish goes well with Spicy Sesame Eggplant.

Crispy Panko Shrimp Salad

In this quick five-ingredient dish, Dijonnaise (a flavorful mixture of mustard and mayo) binds panko crumbs to the shrimp and also adds creaminess to the dressing.

Penne with Garlicky Tomatoes and Salmon

Shake yourself out of a pasta rut with this simple, supremely flavorful recipe for penne with salmon. While the noodles cook in their own pot, you'll sauté juicy cherry tomatoes with garlic and then steam the salmon right in the same pan. The result is a fresh and flavorful seafood dinner that comes together in under 30 minutes. 
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Shrimp Scampi with Yellow-Squash Noodles

Yellow squash is transformed into sunny strands of "pasta" for this one-pan weeknight dinner. The shrimp is sautéed with butter, garlic, and red pepper flakes.