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 305
A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Wild Salmon and Romanesco Pilaf

Made entirely in one-dish, this nutritious skillet supper layers almond-studded basmati rice, tender florets of romanesco (a relative of both broccoli and cauliflower), and buttery fillets of heart-healthy salmon. Fresh lemon, dill, and cilantro brighten the plate. 

Soy-Glazed Salmon

Rating: 3.43 stars 864
This tasty, simple salmon recipe is from Anne Ford, of Palo Alto, California.

Linguine with Shrimp and White Wine

Rating: 3.4 stars 236
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.

Mussels in White Wine and Garlic

Rating: 3.37 stars 266
Be sure to buy live mussels. Any open mussels that do not close when you press their shells a few times are dead, and you should discard them.

Tuna Cakes with Arugula-Tomato Salad

Quick and easy for a weeknight dinner, these hearty cakes are made from canned tuna with grated carrots slipped in for an extra boost nutrition. 

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.

Roasted Salmon with Butter

Rating: 3.66 stars 180
Best-selling cookbook author Mark Bittman says, "This basic recipe is easy and reliable, and the results taste great. You can use any thick fillet or fish steak in place of salmon -- swordfish and halibut are also good." This recipe is adapted from Bittman's "How to Cook Everything: The Basics."

Salmon and Scrambled Eggs

Rating: 3.21 stars 73
Salmon with eggs is a perfect food choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Throw in some toast and you've got a great meal in under 15 minutes.

Grapefruit and Smoked-Trout "Cobb" Salad

This Grapefruit and Smoked-Trout "Cobb" Salad is equal parts refreshing and satisfying. To cool cooked farro and other grains more quickly, spread them out on a rimmed baking sheet and transfer to refrigerator until cool.

Steamed Cod with Ginger and Scallions

Rating: 3.5 stars 171
This simple Asian-style gingery seafood dish goes well with Spicy Sesame Eggplant.

Inspiration and Ideas

Grilled Striped Bass
Rating: 3.57 stars

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.