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16 Seafood Recipes For Beginners

Too many people are intimidated by cooking seafood. They might not know what kind of fish to buy and they think it's too delicate and easy to screw up. Seafood, however, can be surprisingly easy. If you're limiting yourself to only eating seafood when you're out at a restaurant, you're selling …

Almond-Flour Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli

Make the aioli: Combine egg yolks, mustard, garlic, and lemon zest and juice in a blender and puree until smooth. With blender running on its lowest …

Scallops with Hazelnuts and Warm Sun Gold Tomatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Quick-cooking scallops means you can have this light summer meal on the table in a matter of minutes.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup coarsely chopped skin-on hazelnuts<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1½ pound …

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Perfect Fish Tacos

8 Servings<p>A fish taco dream come true: crispy, light-as-air fried fish, balanced by a creamy slaw and fiery, cooling, and crunchy fixings.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Fish<p>2 pounds skinless red snapper or other mild white fish fillets<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup white rice flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher …

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Lobster BLTs

Lobster BLTs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 16, 2014 106<p>I.have.no.words.<p>Well. That is untrue. And untrue statement. Since when don’t I have words? I always have …

Dale Talde's Grilled Scallops with XO

<b>Author Notes:</b> Dale Talde, a competitor on both Top Chef Season 4 and Top Chef All-Stars, is an authority on Southeast Asian cuisine. His mother, a Filipino immigrant, ignited his passion for cooking, which he brings with him to his restaurants, Talde, Pork Slope, and Thistle Hill Tavern -- all …

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8 Ways to Cook with Lobster Shells

Once you’ve broken down a lobster and removed all of the meat, you’re left with a pile of shells. Don’t throw them away! Instead, use them to enrich …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

The Ultimate Way To Grill Shrimp

Don’t miss this crucial step when cooking the shellfish<p>Of all the grilling tools—tongs, spatulas, steak forks—there’s one that too often goes neglected.<p>For most grillers, the season passes without them ever breaking out the basting brush. It’s understandable, considering that the basting brush can …

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Grilled Harissa Shrimp Skewers with Basil Oil and Cilantro

jump to recipe August 22, 2014<p>Majorly excited today for two reasons:<p>1) It is Friday. Enough said.<p>2) I’ve teamed up with the wonderful people over at …

Discover The Ultimate Sauce For Seafood

It’s oceans better than cocktail or tartar<p>The right accompaniment to crab cakes, lobsters, and shrimp can be transformative. Squirt a little lemon juice on a stone crab claw and you’ll immediately notice the difference. The crab, somehow, tastes more like crab.<p>But beyond a spritz of citrus, most …

13 Salmon Recipes to Add to Your Regular Rotation

If salmon isn’t yet a part of your regular dinner rotation, then it should be: The coral-fleshed fish is packed with protein, vitamin D, and …

Lobster Fra Diavolo (Lobster in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 (1 1⁄4-lb.) lobsters, cleaned, tails cut into 6 pieces, claws cracked open, bodies reserved<p>1⁄2 cup flour<p>2 tsp. …

Honey Glazed Salmon With Lemon Butter Sauce

This salmon recipe is out-of-this-world delicious! So easy to make yet taste like it came from a 5-star restaurant. <b>Each serving has 266 calories, 12 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b><p>Prep Time: 10 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p><b>Ingredients for Salmon:</b><p>2 salmon fillets, 5 ounces each (I …

Make Angry Shrimp Cocktail!

Add some much-needed oomph to the tired appetizer<p>Apart from the vegetable platter, there’s no store-bought party appetizer lamer than the shrimp cocktail ring.<p>Under their domed plastic lid, the paltry shrimp sit in condensation turning watery and slightly slimey. If you can make it past their …

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Mussels Recipes: Bringing Easy And Delicious Seafood To All (PHOTOS)

We confess: we often prefer seafood over meat. From grouper to oysters to fish tacos to soft-shell crab, there is a seemingly-unlimited number of delicious under-the-sea meals.<p>But let's talk about one of our favorites: mussels. Besides being relatively inexpensive, mussels are easy to prepare, …

Sriracha-Buttered Shrimp

Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>6 tablespoons Sriracha<p>3 cloves minced garlic<p>1 pound head-on shrimp<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh basil<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whip butter with Sriracha and melt in skillet.<p>Sauté minced garlic in it and …

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30 Quick Seafood Recipes We Love

Gallery30 Quick Seafood Recipes We Love<p>Cooking seafood can seem like a big production, and dealing with skin-on, bone-in fish or scrubbing shells can be kind of daunting. But cooking seafood can also be quick and easy, with rewarding, flavorful results. From grilled squid to miso-marinated black …

Mussels with Fennel, Italian Sausage & Pernod Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love this recipe. I had it on my menu a million years ago back when I had to special order fennel pollen by mail from the one farmer in California who sold it. It has stood the test of time and is so super delicious. There's fennel in all its guises, yet it is not overwhelmingly …

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Tom Colicchio's Pan

• 2 1/2 pounds large sea scallops<br>• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 small white onion, peeled and chopped<br>• 1 small fennel bulb, cored and chopped<br>• 1 celery stalk, chopped<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/3 cup dry white wine<br>• 2 cups chicken stock<br>• 1 sprig fresh tarragon, 1 sprig fresh thyme, …

Our Best Seafood Pasta Recipes with Crab, Anchovy, Lobster and More

Place a bowl of pasta + seafood in front of us, and it's almost guaranteed we'll want seconds. Here are our best seafood pasta recipes.<p><b>Fact: Pasta makes everything better.</b> This is especially true with seafood—we love that briny, fishy-in-the-best-way taste paired with some kind of noodle. Here are …

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How to Cook Mussels Like Some Kind of Professional Mussel-Cooker

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Mussels are quick-cooking, inexpensive, and party-friendly. Avoid these common mistakes, and get them right, every time.<p>Quick—name a dish that's inexpensive, quick-cooking, fancy enough for a party, but easy enough to make on a weeknight. If you said mussels, we're on the same …

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Cook Protein-Loaded Surf and Turf Fast!

Have 15 minutes? Fire up this Fast Foodie feast of shrimp and chorizo<p>Microwave dinners always come out, well, nukewarm. For hotter fare, turn to your oven instead. (You do have one of those, right?)<p>Fast Foodie borrowed this easy recipe, which combines a spicy cured meat with luscious seafood, from …

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Ellen Brown's One-Skillet Shrimp Creole Recipe

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Everything Bagel Sushi Rolls

Our chopped challenge this week was smoked salmon. We couldn't let go of how much we love it on bagels, so we took those flavors and ran with it. …

Pad Thai Recipe

Pad Thai Noodles<p><b>Prep time:</b> 35.0 min | <b>Cook Time:</b> min <b><br>Servings:</b> 4<p>Ingredients<p>6 ounces wide rice noodles<br>• ¼ cup canola oil<br>• 4 large eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 1 …

Pesto Grilled Shrimp : Easy Recipe

The recipe could not be easier, you simply make the pesto, marinate the shrimp, skewer is on sticks and grill!<p><b>Prep Time:</b> 10 minutes <b>Marinate Time:</b> 20 …

Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Crunchy shrimp (thanks for the help, cornstarch!) gets its zesty, floral heat from Sichuan peppercorns. It's hard to believe that a main course this complex comes together so quickly.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound shell-on large shrimp<p>3 …

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