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29 Popular Seafood Dishes from Around the World!

29 Popular Seafood Dishes from Around the World!

Get Your Seafood Fix: 29 Popular Seafood Dishes from Around the World!

Preparing a seafood dinner for your family is a nutritious and fantastic way to introduce them to different cultures and cuisines. In this blog post about tasty seafood meals, we will explore 29 seafood dishes from across the globe. Whether you are hoping to prepare something straightforward or something more exotic and complex, we have you covered! 


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Seafood is a healthy and versatile protein that can be prepared in many ways. Be sure to explore all the options out there! Bon Appetit and happy cooking! 

Some of Our Favorite Recipes of Popular Seafood Dishes from Around the World!

1) Seafood Paella: This classic Spanish dish is perfect for a special occasion. It is packed with flavor and can be made with any seafood you like. Try throwing in some shrimp and fresh cod, and enjoy! 


2) Grilled Salmon with Dill and Lemon: This easy recipe is perfect for a summer BBQ. The salmon is grilled and served with a fresh lemon and dill sauce.


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3) Baja Fish Taco Bowls: beer battered with cod, cilantro, beans, and Baja sauce! Throw this together, and enjoy! 


4) Shrimp Scampi: This dish is simple but oh-so-delicious! Shrimp scampi can be made in under 30 minutes and is the perfect weeknight meal.


5) Crab Cakes: Crab cakes are crispy and fluffy on the inside. They are best served with lemon aioli or tartar sauce.


6) Fish Tacos: These tacos are healthy, flavorful, and easy to make. They can be made with any fish you like and are perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.


7) Lobster Rolls: Lobster rolls are the perfect summertime treat. Serve with dipping sauces for a fun experience! 


8) Thai Coconut Soup: This soup is light, flavorful, and perfect for a summer day. It is made with fresh ginger, lemongrass, and coconut milk. Throw in some cod or shrimp for a savory experience. 


9) Cioppino: This hearty soup is packed with seafood and vegetables. It is the perfect dish for a chilly winter day at home.


10) Sushi: Sushi is a Japanese dish you can make with various fish. The most prominent type of sushi is nigiri, which is fish or seafood served on top of rice.


11) Salmon Teriyaki: This dish is a Japanese classic. Fresh salmon is marinated in a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce and then grilled or broiled.


12) Mussels in White Wine Sauce: These mussels are cooked in a white wine sauce with garlic, shallots, and herbs. They make a quick and easy meal.


13) Thai Fish Curry! This fragrant coconut sauce dish is full of veggies and bursting with flavor! This is an easy and quick dish for families in a hurry. 


14) Clams Casino: These clams are baked with a breadcrumb and bacon topping. They are an outstanding appetizer for any party!


15) Portuguese Fish Stew: This stew can be prepared with shellfish or fresh fish. It's made up of a saffron-based broth that is rustic and easy! This stew can be made in less than an hour and served with fresh bread!


16) Crab Rangoon: Crab Rangoon is a Chinese dish often served as an appetizer. It is made with crabmeat, cream cheese, and seasonings.


17) Lobster Thermidor: This dish is a French classic. It is made with lobster, mushrooms, and a creamy sauce. This lobster dish is typically served as a main course.


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18) Shrimp Etouffee: This dish is a Louisiana classic. It is made with shrimp, vegetables, and a roux-based sauce. It is served over rice.


19) Oysters Rockefeller: These oysters are baked with spinach and Parmesan cheese topping. They make an excellent starter plate or main course.


20) Soft Shell Crab: These crabs are fried and served with various sauces. 


21) Tuna Tartare: This dish is made with raw tuna, avocado, and various seasonings. It is often served as an appetizer or main course.


22) Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms: These mushrooms are stuffed with crabmeat and various kinds of cheese. They make an outstanding and popular appetizer or side dish.


23) Mexican Aguachile! Close to a ceviche, this shrimp dish is cooked with cilantro, chiles, and lime juice! Yummy and simple! 


24) Ceviche! Easy and full of flavor! Make this dish yours personalizing it any way you would like! 


25) Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl! While this one may seem tricky! Fresh tuna makes it easy and healthy! Serve over cucumber, avocado, and sesame seeds! 


26) Brazilian Fish Stew. Choose any fish you would like to make this delicious coconut milk-based stew. It is simmered with tomatoes, lime, and onions! Fast, easy, and completely different! 


27) Balinese Fish Curry: whipped up with light root vegetables, mint, and lime! This dinner is healthy and quick! 


28) Seared Furikake Salmon: This easy weekday dinner is scrumptious! Best served with avocado, rice, and shiitake mushrooms! 


29) Peruvian Seafood Stew: This stew is made with cilantro broth, fish, shrimp, carrots, and potatoes. It is a fantastic meal that can be thrown together in 35 minutes or less! 

Final thoughts!

Seafood is a truly global cuisine, and in this blog post, we've only scratched the surface of all the fantastic dishes out there. From Spain to Singapore, Italy to India, seafood lovers can find something to tantalize their taste buds no matter where they look. With so many different flavors and culinary traditions represented, there's something for everyone about seafood!

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