14 Healthy and Delicious Seafood Recipes for the Grill
Grilled Halibut Steaks with Corn and Chanterelles
This complete meal features grilled halibut steaks served with a fresh relish of sautéed chanterelle mushrooms, sweet fresh corn, and diced red pepper. Add a little fresh tarragon at the end and top it off with a handful of baby arugula or microgreens. "So delicious," says JDPFIF. "The fresh tarragon was a delightful treat."
Grilled Salmon Steaks with Savory Blueberry Sauce
Here you'll pair grilled salmon with a simple blueberry sauce punched up with balsamic vinegar, a touch of honey, and orange juice. "Amazing," raves Cait. "The blueberry sauce was a perfect mix of sweet and sour. Absolutely loved it."
Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa
Grilled tilapia pairs up with a fresh mango salsa starring jalapenos, red bell peppers, red onions, lime juice, cilantro, and diced mangoes. "This is super-easy," says Naomi. "Strawberries can be substituted for the mango if you prefer. Both are excellent! Combine leftover salsa with some drained black beans the next day for lunch."
Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa
"Spicy grilled fish are cooled down with a fresh crunchy veggie salsa featuring fresh corn," says LouiseCol. "Your guests will swim back for seconds!" Samantha adds, "A great light meal with lots of flavor. I didn't think I would like the corn salsa on it but that really made the entire taco."
Acapulco Margarita Grouper
Choose any firm-fleshed fish for this recipe. You'll pair the grilled fish with a simple, bright-tasting salsa. "This recipe is great," says TerryB. "The sauce, the salsa, and the fish. Great with rice, too." Enjoy with a little grilled corn and margaritas!
Citrus Swordfish With Citrus Salsa
The citrus salsa stars fresh oranges, pineapple, and mango along with minced jalapeno peppers, red bell peppers, and cilantro. "A summer stunner," says MOMARAMA. "Easy and elegant and most important...delicious."
Grilled Salmon with Avocado Dip
Grilled salmon and avocado are a brilliant match. To make this healthy meal, you'll simply mash the avocado with garlic, Greek yogurt, and a squeeze of lemon. "The best salmon recipe ever," raves FASTFINAL137. "It combines two of my favorite foods, salmon and a guacamole-like dip. I can get this on the dinner table in no-time flat."
Chef John's Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp
"Get the extra-large shrimp so they can grill longer and get maximum caramelization," says Chef John. "This grilled garlic and fresh herb shrimp recipe is very easy. Amazingly delicious."
Grilled Tuna with Fresh Horseradish
This recipe is so quick and easy, and the versatile and intensely flavorful horseradish sauce (which combines soy sauce, rice vinegar, and fresh horseradish) is also delicious with swordfish, salmon, mahi mahi. If you can't track down fresh horseradish, try it with wasabi paste. "I used wasabi paste in place of horseradish," says Harry. "Outstanding!"
Grilled Tilapia Tacos
"This recipe changed my mind about tilapia for sure! " says Beanie VanBuskirk. "I used broccoli slaw instead of the cabbage and onions but beyond that, I kept the recipe as is."
Tex-Mex Grilled Shrimp and Salsa
Jumbo shrimp are seasoned with Tex-Mex seasonings, grilled, and served with a homemade grilled salsa. "I serve this as a main dish but it would make a great appetizer as well," says Soup Loving Nicole.
Tilapia fillets are marinated in a simple, flavorful mixture of olive oil, lemon pepper, cumin, paprika, dried mustard, and garlic powder before hitting the grill. Virginia kicked up the heat a bit: "Substituted cayenne pepper for the paprika and hot dry mustard for the regular dry mustard to add a little spice,. Delicious and VERY easy to make!"
Grilled Salmon with Maple Syrup and Soy Sauce
"This is a quick and tasty salmon recipe with maple syrup, soy sauce, minced garlic, and ginger, with almost no cleanup required," says Minimartha. "Serve with brown rice and steamed pea pods."
Summer Grilled Shrimp Salad
"This one is one of my favorite main-dish salads, featuring sweet and smoky grilled shrimp and a cilantro vinaigrette," says Kim's Cooking Now. "I love to make main-dish salads in the summertime and serve them with some crusty bread and a nice glass of wine!