Boring lunches, begone! Whether you’re at home or work (or back at school!), you’ll be counting the hours until you can devour these 10 seafood-tastic dishes that are a fresh and healthy way to fill up your day.
We love that there are SO many creative combinations and easy-to-prep ways to enjoy nutritious seafood at lunchtime … like honey-grilled prawns, lemon garlic shrimp, caramelized teriyaki salmon, tuna covered with warm cheese and smoky paprika swordfish.
These addictive meals will kick your taste buds into overdrive. Plus they’re hearty, protein-packed and super satisfying, so you don’t have to worry about a case of mid-day hungries.
And the best part is these recipes come together quickly—in less than 30 minutes—and you can prep many of them ahead of time and let the flavors meld overnight.
So, get ready to trade in that boring brown bag lunch for these delicious, easy-prep lunches!
Garlic Shrimp Quinoa
Simple, quick, nutritious and delicious – with a touch of zest! What more could you ask for in a midday meal?
White Bean Tuna Salad
15 minutes of time, a few pantry staples and protein-packed tuna is all you need for a healthy salad that will keep the hungries at bay until dinnertime.
Caramelized Teriyaki Salmon with Sesame Toasted Buckwheat
Protein-filled salmon that’s both a little sweet and a little salty is the flavor hero of this perfectly satisfying lunch.
Swordfish with Smoked Paprika
Chunks of meaty swordfish with a Spanish twist make for a deliciously rich and savory meal.
Skinny Lemon Garlic Shrimp Caesar Salad
Who doesn’t love a Caesar salad? Pair it with plump, flavorful shrimp, toss in some avocado and cheese and you’ve got a lunch that’s sure to become a new family favorite.
Enjoy a mid-day refuel with one of our favorite lunch picks: Protein-packed tuna covered with melted pimento cheese. Easy, cheesy and delicious!
Creamy Roasted Sweet Pepper Crab Bisque
Chunks of crab meat meld perfectly with sweet peppers and corn, carrots, celery and onions in a savory seafood stock.
Honey-Grilled Prawns with Chorizo Dukkah
Simple, light and jam-packed with sweet and savory flavor. Added bonus: You can prep most of this dish with a Mediterranean twist ahead of time.
Avocado Sardine Toast
When ripe avocados meet rich, oily sardines with lemon and herbs, your toast gets a whole lot more delectable.
Source: My BF is GF. Get the recipe here.
Grilled Salmon Cobb with “Green Goddess” Buttermilk Dressing
Bright colors, perfectly grilled salmon, fresh veggies and creamy, tangy dressing come together for the ultimate refreshing salad.