It’s September, seafoodies, which means football season has kicked off and it’s officially tailgate time! Whether you’re headed to a game, hanging out with neighbors or hosting your own game day party, you’ll score big with these crowd-pleasing tailgate seafood dishes and apps.
This month’s meal plan makes game day a breeze with 10 touchdown-worthy and crowd-pleasing recipes that are perfect any time of day.
Your grub game will be strong this football season – especially with seafood as your MVP. These tailgate seafood dishes are healthy, delicious and impossible to resist: Grab and go sweet crab and savory egg muffins. Flavorful tuna on crusty bread. Cheesy and garlicky clam pizza. Chunky shrimp and blue cheese. Beer-battered fish bites. Mexican-inspired chili with a seafood twist. Creamy smoked salmon. Cheesy lobster quesadillas. Are your taste buds awake yet? Yep, ours too!
We can’t guarantee a win for the home team, but with this seafood lineup, you will be the MVP of the tailgate!
Tasty Tailgate Seafood Dishes
Easy Egg & Crab Muffins
Protein-packed and filling, these crab and egg bites are a bit savory and sweet and a whole lot satisfying.
Bruschetta with Tuna, Arugula & Beans
Perfect in a time-crunch, this app requires almost no effort but offers up a big, tasty reward.
Chunky Shrimp & Blue Cheese Dip
Bite-sized shrimp blended with creamy blue cheese, sour cream and mayo make a dip that will leave everyone cheering for more.
Smoked Salmon Dip
This super easy salmon dip will be a crowd-pleaser all season long. No, wait. Make that all year long.
Skinny Baked Popcorn Shrimp
We’re not gonna lie … these crispy shrimp poppers are deliciously addictive (and guilt-free!).
Warm lobster meat blanketed with bubbling cheese and crispy tortilla is heaven in your mouth.
Beer Battered Haddock Bites
Are you ready for these crispy bites of bold fish and even bolder seasonings? We sure hope so.
Autumn Seafood Chili
Southwestern spices, chunks of cod, butternut squash and beans deliciously meld together in a unique chili you won’t be able to resist.
White Sauce Pizza with Clams & Linguica
There’s nothing ‘little’ about the slightly salty and slightly sweet taste of this pie. It’s chockfull of littleneck clams and topped with melted cheese.