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Healthy Seafood Recipes

Whether you're trying to eat less meat or just love your seafood, these recipes can definitely help switch things up! They are absolutely delish and easy to make. Check them out and let us know what you think.

Grilled Halibut

Photo Credit: Kat Wirsing

Ingredients

For the halibut

4 (4-6-oz.) halibut steaks

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


For the mango salsa

1 mango, diced

1 red pepper, finely chopped

1/2 red onion, diced

1 jalapeno, minced

1 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro

Juice of 1 lime

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


Directions


1. Preheat grill to medium-high and brush halibut with oil on both sides then season with salt and pepper.


2. Grill halibut until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.


3. Make salsa: Mix together all ingredients in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper. Serve salsa over halibut.


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Baked Garlic-Butter Salmon

Photo Credit: Ethan Calabrese

Ingredients

2 lemons, thinly sliced

1 large salmon fillet (about 3 lb.)

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

6 tbsp. butter, melted

2 tbsp. honey

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. chopped thyme leaves

1 tsp. dried oregano

Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


Directions


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and grease with cooking spray. To the center of the foil, lay lemon slices in an even layer.


2. Season both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper and place on top of lemon slices.


3. In a small bowl, whisk together butter, honey, garlic, thyme, and oregano. Pour over salmon then fold up foil around the salmon. Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 25 minutes. Switch the oven to broil, and broil for 2 minutes, or until the butter mixture has thickened.


4. Garnish with parsley before serving.


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Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Photo Credit: Ethan Calabrese

Ingredients

2 tbsp. butter, divided

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 lemon, thinly sliced, plus juice of 1 lemon

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

Kosher salt

2 tbsp. dry white wine (or water)

Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


Directions


1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter and olive oil. Add shrimp, lemon slices, garlic, and crushed red pepper flakes, and season with salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp is pink and opaque, about 3 minutes per side.


2. Remove from heat and stir in remaining butter, lemon juice, and white wine. Season with salt and garnish with parsley before serving.


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Seared Scallops


Ingredients

1 lb. large scallops

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

2 tbsp. butter, cut into pieces

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley

Lemon wedges, for serving


Directions


1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter with oil. Blot scallops dry with paper towels, then season generously with salt and pepper. When foaming of mixture has subdued, and the pan is just starting to smoke, add scallops.


2. Cook, undisturbed, until bottom has developed a golden crust, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip and cook until golden on other side, 2 to 3 minutes more. Transfer to a serving platter.


3. Into the same skillet, add butter. When melted, stir in herbs. Serve scallops with butter mixture and lemon wedges.


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Blackened Tilapia

Photo Credit: Parker Feierbach

Ingredients

For tilapia

2 tbsp. packed brown sugar

4 tsp. ground cumin

2 tsp. kosher salt

2 tsp. paprika

2 tsp. dried oregano

1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1 tsp. garlic powder

4 (6-oz.) tilapia filets

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil


For avocado salsa

2 avocados, diced

2 tomatoes, diced

1 jalapeño, minced

2 tbsp. chopped cilantro

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Juice of 1 lime

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


Directions


1. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and spices. Rub spice mix all over tilapia.


2. In a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add tilapia and cook until crust is deeply golden and fish flakes easily with a fork, 2 to 3 minutes per side.


3. In a medium bowl, toss avocado, tomato, jalapeño, and cilantro. Add oil and lime juice and season with salt and pepper.


4. Serve tilapia topped with avocado salsa.


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