30-Minute Seafood Main Dishes

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Shrimp and Artichoke Linguine

Rating: 3.72 stars
Simple and delicious. Have all ingredients ready to go to aid preparation.

Grilled Salmon I

Rating: 4.77 stars
A simple soy sauce and brown sugar marinade, with hints of lemon and garlic, are the perfect salty-sweet complement to rich salmon fillets. Even my 9 year old loves this recipe!

Swordfish a la Siciliana

Rating: 4.74 stars
Sweet raisins, sour olives and piquant capers conspire to make this a memorable main dish.

Lori's Famous Crab Cakes

Rating: 4.57 stars
These crab cakes are just the best. I make these often at home, and I make a smaller appetizer size for parties. They are always a hit. They are easy and delicious. I won't eat crab cakes out anymore! Serve with fresh squeezed lemon and tartar sauce!

Grandma's Famous Salmon Cakes

Rating: 4.38 stars
This is a recipe for my Grandmother's famous salmon cakes. It is a family recipe that has been passed down through generations. Serve with macaroni and cheese or any other type of side dish.

Salmon Patties I

Rating: 4.56 stars
These salmon patties are delicious for lunch or dinner.

Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

Rating: 4.6 stars
Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.

Pan-Seared Tilapia

Rating: 4.64 stars
This pan-seared tilapia dish is a delicious and easy way to prepare seafood! Great for a quick weeknight meal accompanied with fresh veggies. Try this healthy dish full of flavor and nutrition!

Easy Tuna Patties

Rating: 4.54 stars
These patties are great dipped in ketchup, mustard, or hot sauce. They are also great as a sandwich.

Baked Salmon Fillets Dijon

Rating: 4.55 stars
Delicious baked salmon coated with Dijon-style mustard and seasoned bread crumbs, and topped with butter.
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Southern Fried Catfish

Rating: 4.56 stars
Fried catfish is a Southern tradition, along with buttermilk hush puppies and buttermilk coleslaw. Try these traditional foods together.

Simple Broiled Haddock

Rating: 4.62 stars
Haddock is a wonderful light and flaky white fish abundantly available in New England. This recipe spices up its mild flavor and is very quick and easy to prepare.

Inspiration and Ideas

Super Simple Salmon
Rating: Unrated
This is a very simple but delicious way to prepare fresh salmon using just a few ingredients from your pantry.
Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks
Rating: Unrated
This is an elegantly simple way to cook tuna that any restaurant would be jealous of!

Fish in Foil

Rating: 4.39 stars

The 'no smell' fish recipe that is the ONLY one I make for my family (I hate fish, they LOVE it!). Take foil packets to table for service, and keep them around for the discarding of bones and skin. Then when dinner's done, haul those babies to the outside trash.