7 Tasty Seafood Recipes that are Easy to Make

Always getting the insatiable cravings for seafood at the most inopportune time? All of those pictures of nicely prepared dishes on Instagram look like such a daunting thing to make. The photographers must all be 5 star m master chefs to achieve those aesthetic results. The truth isn’t as impossible as you might first expect, especially when you break down the super complicated process and try out some more simple – yet no less delicious – dishes that anyone and their mother can make at home.

1. Crab Stuffed Avocados

Crab Stuffed Avocados

Seared gently, until reaching the perfect, light caramelized state, this stuffed recipe works as a nice party snack, light lunch, or a complementary appetizer to enjoy before getting to the main dish. Crab and avocado aren’t the first thing you might think of to combine but they make a surprisingly harmonic double team for the senses.

Recipe found at Cooking Light

2. Pan Seared Scallops with Celery-Cilantro Mayo Sauce

Pan Seared Scallops

Seafood is no stranger to mayonnaise infused sauces as an adequate pairing, though most don’t think of scallops being paired with the white condiment too often. You may be pleasantly surprised to find out that, given the right mix of complementary herbs and spices through this method of preparation, it’s actually more like a high end tartar sauce than anything else.

Recipe found at My Recipes

3. Shortcut Shrimp Paella


As the name implies, this shrimp paella is not a technical cooking nightmare to have to tackle. Using a few ingredients that most people will have in their freezer and cupboards, you can create your own delicious paella with succulent shrimp pieces to satisfy your lunchtime prawn cravings.

Recipe found at Salted Mint

4. Grilled Salmon with White Bean and Arugula Salad

Grilled Salmon White Bean Arugula Salad

An aesthetic spin on the typical salmon steak, you’ll get all the hardy flavors of smoked salmon by grilling outdoors and serving it on a bed of fresh greens. The white beans used in this recipe are light enough in flavor that they don’t overwhelm.

Recipe found at My Recipes

5. Salmon in Smoky Tomato Broth

Salmon Smoky Tomato Broth

Another scrumptious salmon dish, this is a new age spin on tomato soup. The broth used here is delicate and combined with the smokiness of the salmon placed at its center, the flavor really builds on the palate.

Recipe found at My Recipes

 6. Chipotle-Lime Crab Crisps

Chipotle Lime Crab Crisps

The ultimate and easy to make light snack for a host that really appreciates their seafood. Pairing the crunch of tortilla chips, lime, chipotle, and crab meat makes for a zesty appetizer start to any party.

Recipe found at My Recipes

7. Roasted Cod with Almond-Thyme Breadcrumbs

Roasted Cod Almond Thyme Breadcrumbs

Nutty, mild-flavored recipe for cod enthusiasts who like a bit of pep in their fish and greens.

Recipe found at My Recipes

By simplifying the process of authentic seafood meals, you’ll be able to successfully stave off your surf without the turf cravings once more. As for how you dress up your newly acquired seafood recipes, that it entirely up to your own creativity. Try out some of these simple wonders and alter them with your own individual flair for flavor that will satisfy by making these recipes your own. Impress your friends with your newly acquired culinary prowess and make your own picture perfect posts.