Classic Seafood Dishes Everyone Should Know How To Make
The Best-Ever Crab Cakes
Recipe: The Best-Ever Crab Cakes
If you don’t already have a crab cakes recipe in rotation, add this to the lineup immediately.
Maine Crab Cakes with Lime Aïoli
Recipe: Maine Crab Cakes with Lime Aïoli
Don’t skip out on the aïoli. You won’t know what you’re missing.
Recipe: Hush Puppies
How can we talk coastal-inspired recipes without at least one hush puppy recipe? This version is a classic that will have your whole crowd cheering for more.
Smoked Pimiento Cheese Hush Puppies with Pickled-Okra Tartar Sauce
If you’re ready to jazz up your standard hush puppy recipe, this is the one for you. We use smoked mozzarella cheese and prosciutto to give these pups their salty and smoky flavor.
Sheet-Pan Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli and Tomatoes
The fastest way to scampi is all about your sheet pan. Start by baking the butter, lemon, oil, and garlic together on a rimmed baking sheet for about 5 minutes. Then, add the shrimp, tomatoes, broccoli, and red pepper before baking for another 4 minutes. Voilà! Our easiest scampi ever.
Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits
Recipe: Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits
When it comes to seafood recipes, few are as beloved as shrimp and grits. But, beware the opinions that come flying once this Southern staple is mentioned—there’s definitely more than one way to cook it up.
Potato Chip-Crusted Fried Oysters
Overcooked oysters are a nightmare, quickly turning into a rubbery mess. Follow this recipe for winning fried oysters every time.
Lobster Mac and Cheese
Recipe: Lobster Mac and Cheese
The easiest way to dress up mac and cheese? Just add lobster.
Ultimate Fish Fry
Recipe: Ultimate Fish Fry
Wondra, an “instant flour” that’s often used to thicken sauces, is the secret to our crunchiest fried fish ever.
Recipe: Mai Tai
We tried to keep the booze out of this list, but somehow we kept coming back to the Mai Tai.
Foolproof Key Lime Pie
Recipe: Foolproof Key Lime Pie
From the sweet and crunchy graham cracker crust to the cool and tangy filling, this easy-does-it Key Lime Pie is one that you’ll soon be calling your secret family recipe. We won’t tell.
Recipe: Shrimp Boil
All your favorites (red potatoes, corn, smoked sausage, and shrimp) come to play in the original one-pot recipe.
Shrimp with Zesty Cocktail Sauce
Recipe: Shrimp with Zesty Cocktail Sauce
Keep things simple with this classic recipe for boiled shrimp and cocktail sauce.
Artichoke and Crabmeat Dip
Recipe: Artichoke and Crab Meat Dip
We love a good dip, and this is one of the best. Serve with crunchy veggies, crackers, or sturdy potato chips.
Recipe: Tartar Sauce
There’s more than meets the eye with this Tartar Sauce recipe. We kicked things up with hot sauce and Dijon mustard.
Recipe: Salmon Burger
Our Salmon Burger recipe comes together with only 7 minutes of hands-on time.
Beer-battered Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema
Serve with an assortment of toppings including shredded cabbage, fresh cilantro, chopped tomatoes, lime wedges, and homemade Chipotle Crema.
Grilled Scallop Tacos with Smashed Avocado and Charred Corn Pico
Step aside, shrimp tacos, there’s a new Tex-Mex favorite in town. Meet our Grilled Scallop Tacos. Top them with Smashed Avocado and Charred Corn Pico.
Recipe: Cedar-Planked Salmon
Don’t let salmon intimidate you. This recipe is nearly foolproof and delivers delicious results.