Cheers to the holiday season, seafoodies!
Seafood is special and will impress your dinner party guests everytime. And we’re here to help you step up your holiday gathering game with 10 elegant and restaurant-worthy recipes – from seafood appetizers and side dishes, to main meals. We know these craveable holiday seafood recipes will be a hit around your table.
Just imagine how much your friends and family will enjoy fresh steamed clams and lobster with garlic butter; smoky calamari and salmon dip; spicy shrimp and favor-packed tuna pasta and perfectly seared scallops. Is your mouth watering yet?
The best part about these holiday seafood recipes is that you can prepare them easily and have them on the table in a snap. Plus, seafood is a healthy, high protein and nutrient-packed alternative to traditional sodium-loaded, processed menu items.
Get ready to see your guests revel in the holiday spirit with happily full bellies. Spending less time in the kitchen gives you more time to be festive and enjoy your event. Now let’s get the party started with these mouthwatering, crowd-pleasing seafood recipes.
Our Favorite Holiday Seafood Recipes
20-Minute Garlic Butter Steamed Clams
Each bite of these tasty steamers is loaded with lemony, buttery and garlicky goodness.
Lemon Pepper Grilled Calamari
A robust, smoky flavored squid rings with a bit of kick.
Spicy Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Tomato Cream Sauce
Simple to make, yet bold in flavor: seared shrimp smothered in a spicy cream sauce. Delicious!
Avocado Crab Toast
These toasts look fancy, but you can throw them together in less than 10 minutes – perfect for any party or gathering.
Clam Toasts with Pancetta
The salty-sweet combo of shellfish and pork make this toast a party favorite.
Baked Stuffed Lobster
Easy, elegant and delicious: fresh lobster stuffed with a fragrant cracker mixture of sweet onion, celery, garlic and cheese.
Smoked Salmon Dip
An app that’s a yummy hit any way you eat it – dipped, smeared or eaten with a spoon right out of the bowl!
Meaty tuna combined with pasta and a perfectly seasoned sauce makes for a hearty, flavorful meal.
Seared Scallops with Citrus Herb Sauce
Fresh lemon, oregano, tarragon and paprika provide a divine flavor profile for these delicate scallops.