Make a big splash with your weekend crowd with these no-fuss dinners.
Nothing’s better than a low-key dinner packed full with fresh catches and bursting with flavor. From buttery sauces to crispy sandwiches, seafood dishes gives us seasonal tastes without being too hard to make for a crowd. Whether a backyard grill-out or beachside bake (or an at-home weeknight!), all you need is some great ingredients for a deliciously easy meal. Here are some of our favorite seafood suppers.
Grilled Clambake Foil Packets with Herb Butter
While mesh bags are a popular choice for clambakes, foil packets catch all of the seasoned juices and buttery sauce we just can’t bear to lose.
Seared Scallops with Fresh Tomato-Basil Sauce and Orzo
This quick recipe is a great use for your garden tomatoes and basil, and you can switch the orzo out for grits or rice if you’d like.
Chicken-and-Shrimp Kebabs with Summer Vegetables and Basil Oil
Peppers, zucchini, and onions make these fun summer kebabs burst with flavor, while the chicken and shrimp combo gives you a variety of delicious tastes.
Crab Cakes with Creamy Fennel-and-Radish Slaw
Springing for the jumbo lump crabmeat makes these crab cakes stick together well and makes sure you’ll get plenty of flavorful crab with every bite.
Recipe: Shrimp Perloo
Don’t get us started on how much we love one-pot rice dinners—they’re easy to make and don’t take too much time. This shrimp dish does not disappoint in flavor or ease.
Zesty Shrimp Po'boys
Recipe: Shrimp Po’boys
This New Orleans-inspired dish wraps crunchy fish fillets, a zesty Creole spread, and French bread into a mouth-watering meal for your crowd.
Grilled Triggerfish with Potato Salad
The fresher, the better when it comes to this seafood dish. Meaty, freshly-caught triggerfish is the way to go.
Crunchy Crab Cakes
Recipe: Crunchy Crab Cakes
Panko breadcrumbs give these crab cakes their special crunch, while pimientos and Old Bay seasoning give them flavor.
Recipe: Beach Shrimp
Bake the ingredients all together in a dish for easy clean-up and a yummy sauce too. Serve with toasty French bread to sop it up!
Caribbean Crab Sandwich
Recipe: Caribbean Crab Sandwich
Lump crabmeat and avocado make this sandwich fresh and tasty, while mango adds a touch of sweetness and compliments the other ingredients.
Recipe: Tuna Croquettes
You’ll want to use this avocado-buttermilk sauce for more than just these croquettes! Panko breadcrumbs give these a great crispiness.
Grilled Grouper with Watermelon Salsa
You can make this dinner in less than 30 minutes, and the fresh fruity salsa gives a summery spin to the warm grilled fish.