20 Easy Seafood Recipes to Liven Up Dinner

Seafood is a great ingredient because it is so varied; from crab to salmon, prawns, and mussels, there are many amazing options to choose from. That makes it a good alternative to the traditional pork, chicken, and beef dinners. These 20 recipes are easy to prepare at home and healthy too!

1. Spanish Seafood Paella

Spanish Seafood Paella
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Why not take yourself off to the Mediterranean coast with this Spanish-inspired paella? It’s tasty and easy to make too.

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 500g of Frozen Mixed Seafood (King Prawns, Calamari, Scallops, and Mussels)
  • 500g of Cleaned Shelled Mussels
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 3 Teaspoons of Paprika
  • 2 Deseeded and Sliced Green Peppers
  • 3 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 350ml of Risotto Rice
  • 250ml of Passata
  • 1 Finely Sliced Onion
  • 750ml of Fish Stock
  • 2 Quartered Lemons
  • ½ Teaspoon of Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan and add the garlic and onion. Fry the onions for 5-7 minutes on a low heat and add the rice, salt, paprika, pepper, and passata.
  2. Stir well to combine and pour ½ of the stock into the pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes and pour the rest of the stock.
  3. Stir in the peppers and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add the seafood to the pan and cook for 13-15 minutes. Stir frequently and cook until the liquid has been absorbed.
  5. Serve with lemon slices.

2. Seafood Risotto

Seafood Risotto
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If you’re looking for something different for dinner, this seafood risotto is it. Fresh and tasty with a nice blend of mixed seafood, this dish is a winner.

Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 6 Sliced Scallops
  • 150g of Ready-to-Eat Coldwater Prawns
  • 150g of Cooked Mussel Meat
  • 500ml of Fish Stock
  • 500g of Risotto Rice
  • 125ml of White Wine
  • 100g of Tinned Peas
  • 3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Finely Diced White Onion
  • 4 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 75g of Grated Parmesan
  • 75g of Salted Butter
  • ½ Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • 10g of Chopped Thyme
  • 2 Tablespoons of Chopped Dill
  • 2 Tablespoons of Chopped Coriander

Directions:

  1. In a large frying pan add oil, thyme, garlic, and onions. Cook on a low heat for 8-12 minutes, then mix in the risotto rice and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Pour the white wine into the pan and ½ of the stock. Stir well and let the rice absorb the stock for 5-7 minutes, then add the remaining stock, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  3. Add butter, scallops, prawns, peas, mussels, coriander, and dill to the pan and cook on a medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until the seafood and rice are cooked through.
  4. Stir well and remove from the heat.
  5. Top with parmesan if desired.

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3. Seafood Roast

Seafood Roast
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Instead of the traditional Sunday roast, why not opt for a seafood roast? It’s unique, super tasty, and a fantastic alternative to roast joints.

Cooking Time: 40-45 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 250g of Peeled and Sliced Chorizo
  • 2 Chopped Squids and Tentacles
  • 12 De-Veined and De-Shelled Prawns
  • 12 Cleaned Mussels
  • 200g of Tinned Sweetcorn
  • 500g of Chopped Baby Potatoes
  • 50g of Garlic Butter
  • 3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 4 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Teaspoons of Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • The Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 50g of Chopped Parsley
  • 2 Chopped Green Bell Peppers

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a roasting tin with 2 tablespoons of oil.
  2. Spread the potatoes into the tin and drizzle the remaining oil over the top. Roast the potatoes for 10 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, combine salt, paprika, garlic butter, pepper, parsley, and lemon zest.
  4. Remove the potatoes from the oven and add the sweetcorn, chorizo, seafood, and bell peppers to the tin. Pour the garlic butter mixture over the top and place back in the oven to cook for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Discard any mussels that haven’t opened when the vegetables and seafood are ready.

4. Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes
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If you’ve ever tried cod fish cakes, you’ll want to try crab cakes. They are super tasty and offer a nice alternative to the more traditional fish cakes.

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 100g of Breadcrumbs
  • 300g of Diced Potatoes
  • 350g of White Crab Meat
  • 2 Tablespoons of Chopped Capers
  • 3 Finely Chopped Spring Onions
  • 2 Beaten Eggs
  • 4 Tablespoons of Flour
  • The Juice of 1 Lemon
  • The Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 5 Tablespoons of Mayonnaise
  • 25g of Chopped Dill
  • 250ml of Sunflower Oil

Directions:

  1. Put the potatoes into a pan and cover them with water. Bring the potatoes to a boil and cook for 13-15 minutes on a medium heat.
  2. Drain the potatoes and place them back into the pan to air dry for 5-7 minutes. Then mash the potatoes thoroughly and leave them to cool down.
  3. In a large bowl, mix capers, salt, spring onions, crab meat, pepper, lemon zest, and half of the dill and lemon juice. Combine well and mix in with the potatoes.
  4. Form round patties and place them in the refrigerator to chill for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Take 3 bowls and put the eggs in the first, flour in the second, and breadcrumbs in the third. Dust the crab cake patties in flour, then dip into the egg, and coat with the breadcrumbs.
  6. Use a deep-fat fryer to cook the patties or a frying pan. If you’re using a frying pan, pour the oil into the pan and heat for 1-2 minutes on a medium-to-high heat. Add the crab cakes and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side.
  7. To create a dip, combine the mayonnaise with the remaining lemon juice and dill.

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5. Crab Mac N Cheese

Crab Mac N Cheese
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While this isn’t the typical traditional dish, it’s incredibly sweet and tasty. It’s different but jazzes up the standard macaroni cheese and really enhances the flavours beautifully. Plus, you can use tinned crab meat to keep things nice and simple.

Cooking Time: 20 minutes.
Yield: 4-6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 750g of Macaroni Pasta
  • 400g of Tinned Crab Meat
  • 75g of Butter
  • 750ml of Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons of Mustard
  • 2 Teaspoons of Mustard Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Paprika (Cayenne Pepper Can Be Used Too)
  • 150g of Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 150g of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 75g of Plain Flour
  • 75ml of White Wine
  • 100g of Breadcrumbs
  • 25g of Chopped Chives

Directions:

  1. Pour water into a pan with macaroni pasta and bring to a boil. Then, reduce the heat slightly and cook the pasta for 8-10 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan, add butter, mustard, mustard powder, and paprika, and heat for 1-2 minutes. Then, slowly add the flour and stir well until a paste begins to form.
  3. Cook the mixture for 1-2 minutes while continuously stirring. Slowly pour the milk into the pan, whisking thoroughly to create a creamy sauce.
  4. Add the wine and bring to a simmer. Stir continuously to prevent burning or sticking and cook for 2-3 minutes more or until the sauce begins to thicken.
  5. Stir ¾ of the cheese into the pan and stir until it fully melts.
  6. Drain the cooked pasta thoroughly with a colander and mix the crab meat into the pasta. Combine well and add to the cheese sauce.
  7. Coat the pasta well and warm through for 2 minutes.
  8. Top with a sprinkling of cheese.

6. Garlic and Mixed Seafood Linguine

Garlic and Mixed Seafood Linguine
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This is a delicate and well-balanced dish with lots of flavour.

Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes.
Yield: 4-6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 250g of Peeled and De-Veined Prawns
  • 200g of Chopped Calamari
  • 350g of De-Shelled Mussel Meat
  • 5 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 750g of Linguine Pasta
  • 50g of Chopped Parsley
  • 250ml of Cream
  • 2 Teaspoons of Lemon Juice
  • 100ml of White Wine
  • 3 Tablespoons of Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of Chilli Flakes

Directions:

  1. Add linguine pasta to a pot and fill it with water. Bring the water to a boil, then simmer on a reduced heat and cook for 6-7 minutes.
  2. Drain the pasta with a colander and set it to one side for later.
  3. Heat oil in a large pan and mix in the prawns. Cook them on a medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side, then add the calamari and mussels. Cook them for 3-4 minutes, then remove them from the pan.
  4. Melt butter in the pan and mix in the chilli flakes and garlic. Cook them for 2-3 minutes, then add the wine and lemon juice.
  5. Let the mixture simmer on a gentle heat and reduce by half for 4-5 minutes. Then, pour cream into the pan and simmer for 5-6 minutes.
  6. Put the seafood back into the pan and stir parsley through. Add the cooked pasta into the pan and coat well.
  7. Warm through for 2 minutes.

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7. Cheesy Cod Bake

Cheesy Cod Bake
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This bake is the best comfort food you can make at home. It’s full of protein and healthy, even with the cheese.

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.
Yield: 2 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 300g of Skinless Cod Loins (or Fillets)
  • 150g of Frozen Prawns (Defrosted)
  • 250g of Thinly Sliced Potatoes
  • 4 Tablespoons of Milk
  • 175g of Chopped Broccoli Florets
  • 450g of Tinned Chopped Tomatoes
  • 25g of Chopped Basil
  • 1 Diced Red Onion
  • 2 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon of Onion Powder
  • 100g of Grated Mature Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Teaspoons of Rapeseed Oil
  • 2 Chopped Red Peppers
  • 3 Teaspoons of Balsamic Vinegar

Directions:

  1. Add the potatoes to a pot and cover with water. Then, bring them to a boil and cook on a simmering heat for 8-10 minutes.
  2. Drain the potatoes with a colander and set them aside to dry for 5 minutes. Then, put them into a bowl and add the milk and half of the cheese.
  3. Pour oil into a pan and heat at a low temperature. Add the onions, salt, and pepper, and cook for 5-6 minutes.
  4. Mix in the onion powder, garlic, broccoli, tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, and cod and grill for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, mix in the prawns for 1-2 minutes, and chop the cod into bite-sized pieces.
  6. Pour the mix into a baking dish and layer the potatoes on top.
  7. Sprinkle the cheese over the potatoes and grill in the oven for 8-12 minutes.

8. Thai Prawn Curry

Thai Prawn Curry
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Great for busy weeknights or lazy weekends, this dish is tasty and can be made in under 30 minutes.

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 450g of Frozen Prawns
  • 75g of Coconut Cream or Milk
  • 3 Teaspoons of Curry Paste
  • 2 Teaspoons of Ground Ginger
  • 1 Finely Chopped White Onion
  • 500g of Tinned Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sunflower Oil
  • 350g of Long Grain Rice

Directions:

  1. Pour oil into a large pan and add ginger and onions. Cook them for 3-5 minutes, then add the curry paste and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Pour the coconut cream and tomatoes into the pan and bring the mix to a boil. Reduce the heat slightly and simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  3. Add the prawns to the pan and cook for 7-12 minutes.
  4. Pour boiling water into a second pan with rice and cook for 8 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Drain the rice thoroughly and serve with the prawn curry.

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9. Chickpea and Baked Cod

Chickpea and Baked Cod
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This delicious dish packs a lot of flavour and can be cooked on the same tray. It’s easy to make and incredibly healthy too.

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.
Yield: 4-6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 500g of Tinned and Drained Chickpeas
  • 500g of Cod Fillets
  • 2 Teaspoons of Paprika
  • 2 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 350g of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 Chopped Red Chilli Peppers
  • 4 Tablespoons of Sunflower Oil
  • 25g of Chopped Parsley
  • Cooking Spray

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to a low-to-medium temperature and grease a roasting tin with cooking spray.
  2. Add chickpeas to the roasting tin, along with garlic, tomatoes, paprika, and chilli peppers. Drizzle oil on top and roast for 8-12 minutes.
  3. Remove the tin from the oven and add the cod fillets. Roast in the oven for another 12-15 minutes.
  4. Top with parsley to finish.

10. Easy Fish Tacos

Easy Fish Tacos
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Tacos are great for all the family, especially the kids.

Cooking Time: 15 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Skinned Cod Fillets
  • 2 Teaspoons of Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Teaspoons of Paprika
  • 3 Teaspoons of Chilli Powder
  • 10 Corn Tortillas
  • 2 Teaspoons of Ground Cumin
  • The Juice of 2 Limes
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sunflower Oil
  • 1 Chopped Avocado
  • 3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 250g of Sour Cream
  • 2 Quartered Limes
  • 2 Diced Jalapenos
  • 75g of Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons of Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons of Chopped Coriander
  • 200g of Tinned and Drained Sweetcorn
  • 250g of Shredded Red Cabbage
  • Salt and Pepper for Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius and grease a baking tray with sunflower oil.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk half of the lime juice, paprika, chilli powder, cayenne pepper, and cumin.
  3. Put the fillets onto the baking tray and pour the lime and chilli marinade over them. Let the mixture soak into the cod for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Bake the cover in the oven for 12-15 minutes on a medium heat.
  5. In a second bowl, whisk the remaining lime juice, salt, honey, pepper, mayonnaise, and coriander together. Stir in the sweetcorn, cabbage, and jalapenos.
  6. Remove the cod from the oven once cooked and flake well. Add to the bowl and toss well to combine.
  7. Spoon the cod mix into the tacos and top with avocado and sour cream.

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11. Scampi and Homemade Chips

Scampi and Homemade Chips
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Scampi is a classic dish that never goes out of style. It not only looks good but tastes fantastic.

Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 100g of Raw and De-Veined Prawns
  • 1kg of Thickly Sliced Potatoes
  • 4 Tablespoons of Vegetable Oil
  • 250ml of Sunflower Oil
  • 200g of Breadcrumbs
  • 3 Tablespoons of Plain Flour
  • 3 Beaten Eggs
  • Salt and Pepper for Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven and grease a roasting tin with a tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Boil water in a pan and cook the potatoes for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Drain the potatoes once cooked and set aside to cool for 5 minutes. Pat the potatoes with paper towels to dry and place them on the roasting tin. Sprinkle salt and pepper over them.
  4. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the potatoes and bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  5. Put flour, eggs, and breadcrumbs into 3 separate bowls and dip the prawns into each mixture.
  6. Add sunflower to a saucepan or use a deep-fat fryer and carefully fry the prawns for 3-5 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the prawns and drain them on paper towels to soak up the excess grease.
  7. Remove the chips from the oven and serve with the scampi.

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12. Thick Seafood Soup

Thick Seafood Soup
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This is a perfect comfort dish on those lazy days and is great for lunch and dinner.

Cooking Time: 30 minutes.
Yield: 6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 150g of Chopped Bacon
  • 750ml of Fish Stock
  • 250g of Skinned and Chopped Salmon
  • 250g of Chopped Cod
  • 100g of Chopped Calamari
  • 2 Finely Diced Red Onion
  • 3 Roughly Chopped Carrots
  • 200g of Chopped New Potatoes
  • 500ml of Milk
  • 4 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon of Paprika
  • 4 Tablespoons of Chopped Thyme
  • 4 Tablespoons of Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon of Dried Oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chopped Parsley
  • 1 Crusty Loaf

Directions:

  1. Add oil to a deep cooking pot and heat at a medium temperature for 1 minute.
  2. Add the garlic, onions, bacon, and carrots and sauté for 5-7 minutes. Mix in the flour and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  3. Pour in the fish stock, potatoes, and thyme, and bring to a slow simmer. Cook for 8-12 minutes or until the potatoes are soft and tender.
  4. Stir oregano, paprika, and cayenne pepper into the soup and combine well.
  5. Pour the milk, calamari, and fish into the pot and bring to a slow boil, then reduce the heat and simmer. Put the lid over the pot and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the soup begins to thicken.
  6. Stir in the parsley and slice the crusty loaf.

13. Chilli, Garlic, and Prawn Linguine

Chilli, Garlic, and Prawn Linguine
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A great Sicilian-inspired pasta dish, this is full of flavour and incredibly easy to make. It’s perfect for all the family too.

Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes.
Yield: 2-4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 350g of Linguine Pasta
  • 250g of Raw and Peeled King Prawns
  • 2 Chopped Red Chilli Peppers
  • 1 Sliced Lemon
  • The Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 25g of Chopped Parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 4 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 4 Roughly Chopped Spring Onions
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 50g of Grated Parmesan Cheese

Directions:

  1. Add boiling water to a pot with linguine pasta. Simmer the pasta for 10 minutes or until it’s almost cooked through.
  2. Drain the pasta and set it to one side for a few moments.
  3. In a bowl, combine spring onions and chilli peppers.
  4. Pour oil into a frying pan and gently heat at a medium temperature. Add the onion and chilli mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Mix the prawns and garlic into the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes. Then, add the linguine, salt, and pepper, and stir in the parsley and lemon juice.
  6. Combine the ingredients well and top with parmesan to finish.

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14. Simple Fish Stew

Simple Fish Stew
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Stews are perfect for any night of the week. They’re fast, effective, and super easy to make from scratch. Plus, there are lots of variations, depending on the type of seafood you want to use.

Cooking Time: 20 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Finely Chopped White Onions
  • 1 Litre of Fish Stock
  • 250ml of White Wine
  • 500g or Skinned and Chopped Cod
  • 250g of Chopped Halibut
  • 150g of Chopped Parsley Leaves
  • 7 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 5 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 4 Teaspoons of Tomato Puree
  • 1 Teaspoon of Hot Sauce
  • 10g of Dried Oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon of Salt

Directions:

  1. Pour the oil into a deep cooking pot and gently heat for 1-2 minutes at a medium temperature.
  2. Add the onions and cook for 5-7 minutes, then add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the parsley and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  3. Put the tomatoes into the pan and stir in the tomato puree. Cook for 8-12 minutes on a medium heat.
  4. Pour the wine and fish stock into the pan and mix in the fish. Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer gently for 5-7 minutes or until the fish is cooked through.
  5. Stir in the salt, oregano, pepper, and hot sauce, and warm through for 1-2 minutes.

15. Vegetable and Prawn Stir-Fry

Vegetable and Prawn Stir-Fry
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An easy stir-fry that’s fresh, tasty, and can be adapted to incorporate your favourite seafood ingredients.

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes.
Yield: 2 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 250g of Egg Noodles
  • 15 Ready to Cook King Prawns
  • 6 Tablespoons of Vegetable Oil
  • 75g of Sliced Courgette
  • 75g of Grated Carrots
  • 3 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sesame Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sunflower Oil
  • 25g of Finely Sliced Ginger
  • 2 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice
  • 3 Chopped Spring Onions
  • The Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 50g of Chopped Coriander

Directions:

  1. Add noodles and water to a pan and cook for 8-12 minutes.
  2. Pour 1 tablespoon of oil into a frying pan or wok. Add the carrots and courgettes and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Then remove them from the pan and set to one side for a few moments.
  3. Add the remaining vegetable oil to the pan and fry the prawns for 3-4 minutes. Remove the prawns when cooked, with a slotted spoon.
  4. Put the vegetables back into the pan, along with the garlic and ginger. Fry gently for 1-2 minutes, then pour the soy sauce, lemon juice, and sesame oil into the pan.
  5. Add the noodles and prawns to the pan and mix in lemon zest, coriander, and spring onions.

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16. Hot Salmon Salad with Roasted Walnuts

Hot Salmon Salad with Roasted Walnuts
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Packed with healthy fats and protein, this salad makes a great dish for lunch or dinner.

Cooking Time: 20 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Skinned Salmon Fillets
  • 1 Chopped Green Chilli Pepper
  • 1 Chopped Red Chilli Pepper
  • 4 Teaspoons of Hot Sauce
  • 1 Chopped Cucumber
  • 200g of Chopped Walnuts
  • 1 Chopped Avocado
  • 1 Chopped Red Onions
  • 3 Chopped Red Bell Peppers
  • 250g of Lettuce
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chopped Parsley
  • 4 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice
  • Salt and Pepper for Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Spread the walnuts onto a baking tray and place in the oven for 5-6 minutes.
  2. Pour the hot sauce over the salmon fillets and add to a frying pan. Spoon the chilli peppers over the top of the salmon and sear for 4-5 minutes, then turn and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  3. Once cooked, remove the salmon from the pan and chop it into bite-sized pieces. Leave to cool for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add bell peppers, onions, cucumber, lettuce, and avocado to a bowl and toss to combine. Then mix in the cooled salmon, chilli peppers, and walnuts.
  5. Combine salt, lemon juice, oil, and pepper in a jug and whisk well to create a dressing.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad to finish.

17. Easy Prawn Noodle Stir-Fry

Easy Prawn Noodle Stir-Fry
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Simple to make, this stir-fry doesn’t require a lot of effort but tastes fantastic.

Cooking Time: 10 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 350g of Raw King Prawns
  • 450g of Egg Noodles
  • 2 Chopped Chilli Peppers
  • 4 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 200g of Chopped Broccoli Stems
  • 3 Sliced Spring Onions
  • 4 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce
  • 3 Teaspoons of Chopped Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sesame Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sunflower Oil

Directions:

  1. Pour water into a pan with the egg noodles and bring to a boil. Cook the noodles for 4-5 minutes or until soft.
  2. Use a colander to thoroughly drain the noodles and leave them there to dry for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok and add the spring onions, garlic, prawns, chilli, broccoli, and ginger. Fry on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes, then add the noodles.
  4. Pour the soy sauce over the noodles and fry for 1-2 minutes.

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18. 30-Minute Mixed Seafood Pasta Bake

30-Minute Mixed Seafood Pasta Bake
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Pasta bakes are simple but incredibly delicious. Adding the mixed seafood takes this dish to the next level.

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 500g of Raw Mixed Marinated Seafood (Prawns and Calamari)
  • 350g of Macaroni Pasta
  • 3 Chopped Leeks
  • 3 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 500ml of Milk
  • 4 Tablespoons of Flour
  • 4 Tablespoons of Butter
  • 200g of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 75g of Breadcrumbs
  • 25g of Chopped Parsley
  • Salt and Pepper for Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius and add the macaroni to a pan.
  2. Fill the pan ¾ of the way and bring the water to a boil. Reduce the heat slightly and let the pasta simmer for 6 minutes, then drain and add to a deep baking or casserole dish.
  3. In a frying pan, add 1 tablespoon of oil and heat at a high temperature. Add the mixed seafood and sear for 30-40 seconds. Turn over and sear for another 30-40 seconds.
  4. Remove the seafood from the heat and add to the dish with the pasta.
  5. Pour the remaining oil into the pan and add the garlic and leeks. Cook on a medium heat for 3-4 minutes, then remove from the heat and add to the pasta and seafood.
  6. Combine the pasta, seafood, and leeks thoroughly to ensure everything is mixed well.
  7. Add butter to a pan and melt on a low heat. Stir the flour into the butter and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Pour half of the milk into the pan and whisk to combine. Slowly add the remaining milk and 100g of parmesan cheese. Season the sauce with a pinch of salt and pepper and stir occasionally for 5-6 minutes as the sauce thickens.
  9. Pour the sauce over the pasta and top with parmesan and breadcrumbs.
  10. Place the dish in the oven to bake for 25 minutes.

19. Prawn and Salmon Quiche

Prawn and Salmon Quiche
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Whether you want something different for lunch or dinner, this seafood quiche is perfect. Best of all, you can buy a pre-made pastry case to cut down your time in the kitchen

Cooking Time: 30 minutes.
Yield: 4-6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 350g of Skinned and Chopped Salmon Fillets
  • 150g of Raw King Prawns
  • 1 Pastry Case
  • 4 Small Eggs
  • 300ml of Double Cream
  • The Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 50g of Chopped Dill
  • 15ml of Cornflour
  • Salt and Pepper for Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius and put the pastry case into a round baking dish or case.
  2. Add the salmon to the bottom of the case, then spread the prawns evenly across them. Sprinkle the zest and dill over the top of the salmon and season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a bowl, crack the eggs and add the cornflour and cream. Whisk thoroughly for 1 minute, then pour over the salmon and prawns.
  4. Cook on a low-to-medium heat for 27-30 minutes in the oven.

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20. Cheesy Prawn Gratin

Cheesy Prawn Gratin
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Tangy, sweet, and filling, this dish is a perfect accompaniment to any meal.

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes.
Yield: 2 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 100g of Grated Mature Cheddar Cheese
  • 350g of King Prawns
  • ½ Pint of Milk
  • 50g of Plain Flour
  • 75g of Salted Butter
  • 25g of Chopped Dill
  • 150g of Breadcrumbs
  • Salt and Pepper for Seasoning

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and add butter to a saucepan.
  2. Gently heat the pan and melt the butter for 1-2 minutes. Then, stir in the flour and cook on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Gradually pour in the milk, whisking vigorously until the sauce begins to thicken.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and stir the dill and half of the cheese into the sauce. Remove the pan from the heat.
  5. Layer the prawns into a baking or gratin dish and pour the sauce over them. Pour the breadcrumbs and remaining cheese on top.
  6. Bake the gratin in the oven for 18-20 minutes on a medium heat.
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