Tantalizing Seafood Suppers for Good Friday

Scallops with Pesto Cream Sauce
Photo: Allrecipes Magazine

Beef, pork, and chicken are traditionally off the menu for Good Friday, but don't let that stop you from indulging in solid seafood meals with soaring flavor. Serve up a tender, maple-glazed salmon dish or treat your guests to spicy Singaporean chili crabs. We've gathered twelve recipes that will make your Good Friday dinner divine.

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Flounder Mediterranean

flounder topped with tomatoes, capers, onions, garlic, and olives
Flounder Mediterranean. cookinmama

Tender flounder is baked with a delectable kalamata olive, onion, and white wine mixture. This recipe is full of tangy, herbal flavor that perfectly complements flaky fish.

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Grilled Halibut Steaks with Corn and Chanterelles

Grilled Halibut Steaks with Corn and Chanterelle
Photo by Chef John.

Charred halibut is dressed with luscious chanterelle mushrooms, corn, roasted red peppers, and fresh tarragon. The result is a smoky, slightly sweet bite that will be the star of your Good Friday meal.

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Spring Pea Green Curry with Black Cod and Strawberry

bowl of green curry with filets of black cod
The Gruntled Gourmand

Vibrant color and taste define this elegant dish. Green curry is blended with peas, fish sauce, and broth for a gorgeous mixture that's topped with pan-fried cod and garnished with fresh strawberries and mint.

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Keto Air Fryer Salmon Cakes with Sriracha Mayo

Keto Air Fryer Salmon Cakes with Sriracha Mayo
France C

These salmon cakes are simple and absolutely scrumptious. Each cake is dotted with sharp green onion and topped with a spicy mayonnaise mixture. Recipe creator France C recommends using cooking spray to coat hands when handling the uncooked patties.

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Spaghetti with Clams and Cherry Tomatoes

clam pasta with tomatoes

You can't go wrong with briny clams, garlic, and fresh basil alongside bursting cherry tomatoes. This is anything but your standard spaghetti.

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Honey-Orange Glazed Cod

glazed cod with green herb garnish

A mouthwatering meal ready in just 20 minutes. Orange marmalade, Dijon mustard, honey, and sesame oil give this soft, flaky fish serious flavor.

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Garlic Shrimp Pasta Bake

Garlic Shrimp Pasta Bake
Ed N Angela Latimer

A sumptuous shrimp pasta recipe that the entire family will enjoy. "My family loved it — will definitely make this again," says home cook Harriet. "The only change I made was using dried parsley and dill because I didn't have fresh, but it was still delicious."

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Maple Salmon

Maple Salmon

An easy, satisfying recipe that's bursting with savory flavor. You'll only need 6 ingredients to make this salmon glazed with soy sauce, garlic, and maple syrup.

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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole from Scratch
Photo by Denise Sakaki.

This old-school dish has what it takes to get everyone at the table. A buttery, wholesome dish that features egg noodles, a vegetable medley, tuna, and plenty of melted cheddar cheese.

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Singapore Chili Crabs

spicy crab piled high in bowl
Dolly Slugger

Chef John's spicy crab dish is a masterclass in multifaceted flavor. Dungeness crabs are coated in a sauce made of tamarind paste, oyster sauce, and palm sugar for a unique seafood experience.

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Moqueca de Peixe Baiana (Brazilian Fish Stew)

Brazilian Fish Stew

Serve this aromatic sea bass stew with coconut rice to amplify its sweet, fresh flavor. Bell peppers add vibrant color and crunch to this deliciously homey meal.

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Scallops with Pesto Cream Sauce

Scallops with Pesto Cream Sauce
Allrecipes Magazine

"It's a wonderful surprise when you find a recipe that's this easy and tastes like you might find it at a fine French restaurant," says home cook DanaV. "My wife and I made a lovely dinner of these scallops and cream sauce."

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