9 Easy Seafood Recipes That Are Perfect for Lent (Or Anytime!)
It’s that time of year — seafood season! Whether you observe Lent or not, there’s always a good reason to serve up some seriously awesome, seriously easy seafood recipes. Don’t get us wrong; we obviously love a good steak, but we’re big believers of a well-rounded approach to cooking. So, if you’ve been searching high and low for some Lent-friendly seafood recipes (or are just in the mood for some light, bright protein), try one of these:
Quinoa Crusted Salmon
If this salmon doesn’t sing spring to you, then we implore you to take another look. And then, a bite. Multiple bites. (Spoiler alert: you won’t want to stop eating this.)
Blackened Shrimp and Vermicelli Pasta with Roasted Red Peppers and Goat Cheese
The heft of the vermicelli pasta; the rich tang of the goat cheese; the acidity of the roasted red peppers… They all pair perfectly with the beautifully blackened shrimp. We’re not drooling, you are.
Tuna en Papillote
Enter: your new favorite way to cook tuna. And, believe it or not, it’s pretty and simple. Who said French cooking couldn’t be easy?
Halibut Fish Tacos with Chipotle Mayo
Forget Friday night — you’ll want these every Taco Tuesday. (That chipotle mayo certainly doesn’t hurt the situation.)
Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers
Is it grilling season, yet? We’d brave any storm to grill these gorgeous skewers.
Wild Salmon Fillets with Grilled Pineapple and Chipotle Salsa
Savory salmon topped with a contrasting spicy salsa (hello, chipotle, you old friend) is a supper that has us dreaming of summer.
Brown Sugar Balsamic Icelandic Cod with Farro
The brown sugar balsamic glaze perfectly seals in moisture so that the end result is one tender, flaky fish you’ll fawn over.
Grilled Halibut with Meyer Lemon Herb Butter
Grill for the halibut. ?
Southwest Tilapia Bowls
The bowl trend, brought to you with a spicy, savory piece of tilapia. Yum!
Will you try any of these seafood recipes for a Friday night fish supper? Or, are you good for some salmon or shrimp anytime? Share your favorites with us in a comment, or search the Seafood Recipes category on the blog — trust us, there’s so many delicious recipes to choose from! You can also reach out to us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.