Healthy seafood recipes are great to keep in your weekly rotation. Eating seafood at least two times a week can help you get the essential nutrients that your body needs. You don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy great seafood! There are so many healthy seafood recipes, but the ones we choose are quick to prepare, the ingredients are easy to come by, and they’re not just for dinner.
These healthy seafood recipes are delicious and contain important vitamins and nutrients that most Americans lack. Both freshwater and saltwater fish are full of vital nutrients like vitamin D and B-complex vitamins, iodine and omega-3 fatty acids.
Did you know that many studies have shown omega 3 fatty acids help to reduce depression and anxiety? Eating seafood every day will make you happy?! Sign me up!
Seafood is a low-calorie protein, is full of good-for-you fat, can help reduce joint pain, and improve your skin.. the list goes on and on! Okay, I hope you’re convinced that making these healthy seafood recipes is necessary, so let’s get cooking!
Healthy Seafood Recipes For Breakfast
Salmon and Eggs
Though you may not think about eating salmon for breakfast, adding leftover salmon in scrambled eggs is about to be something you make time and time again. There is just something surprisingly delicious about salmon and eggs together. Check out the variations so you can suit it to your taste preference and morning timeline.
Stuffed Salmon Avocado Boats
These Healthy Salmon Avocado boats are SO easy and SO delicious! They’re packed with protein and healthy fats, which makes them a perfect breakfast because they will keep you full and satisfied all the way to lunch.
Get the full recipe for Salmon Avocado Boats by Fit Foodie Finds
Healthy Seafood Recipes For Lunch
Seared Ahi Tuna Poke Salad with Hula Ginger vinaigrette + Wonton Crisps
If you are looking for the kind of salad that can brighten a gloomy day- this one is for you! It’s tropical, light, and delicious! The tuna only takes two minutes to cook, the wonton crisps are baked, not fried, and the dressing is one of my favorites!
For the full recipe from Half Baked Harvest, check it out here!
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Bowls
We LOVE a good, healthy bowl. We can’t get enough! And this Cilantro Lime Shrimp Bowl is no exception. This recipe is made with fresh shrimp, brown rice, cabbage slaw, and a homemade Greek yogurt dressing that you’ll love.
Get the full recipe for Shrimp and Cilantro Lime Rice Bowls here.
Teriyaki Salmon Salad
This teriyaki salmon salad is a tasty and healthy meal that is ready in 15 minutes! Tender salmon fillets make this salad hearty and full of delicious protein, so you’re not left wanting more after you’ve eaten.
Get the full recipe for this Teriyaki Salmon Salad
Grilled Chili-Lime Fish Tacos with Sour Cream Cabbage Slaw + Mango & Avocado
My family is big into tacos. Fish tacos are a particular favorite for my boys. These tacos are so colorful and delicious, plus super easy to make. The spicy chili-lime tilapia, crunchy sour cream cabbage slaw, along with sweet mango and avocado give these tacos loads of flavor. I serve mine on corn tortillas, but you can also use flour or low-carb ones.
Healthy Seafood Recipes For Dinner
Thai Tuna Patties with Cilantro Cabbage Slaw
This creative sandwich couldn’t be quicker to make and is full of so many fresh flavors (and color!) I know you’ll enjoy it as much as we did!
Get the full recipe for the Thai Tuna Patties from Ambitious Kitchen
Hawaiian BBQ Salmon Burgers with Coconut Caramelized Pineapple
I’m still dreaming about the coconut caramelized pineapple on this burger. You guys, it’s so good. There’s no reason healthy food can’t also be packed with flavor, and this creative burger does just that! This combination doesn’t even need a bun- alone or on a bed of rice would be just as amazing. So skip the beef burgers at your next cookout and wow you’re guests with this amazing healthy seafood recipe!
For the full recipe from Haf Baked Harvest, go here!
Lemon Butter Seared Salmon
If you’re looking for an easy, healthy, delicious salmon recipe, look no further. This recipe for Lemon Butter Seared Salmon is as tasty as it is healthy, and it’s so easy to make! Salmon is a powerhouse of nutrition so you should incorporate this super-healthy food into your diet.
Get the full recipe for Lemon Butter Seared Salmon created by Fit Foodie Finds.
Slow Roasted Cod with Brown Sugar Pineapple Glazed Acorn Squash
Adding a little spice to your weeknight dinner has never been so easy and delicious. This healthy seafood recipe is an unexpected combination of ingredients and flavors but put together for huge win! Even people who aren’t fish fans will love this meal and I love that it’s all made on one sheet pan!
Get the full recipe from Half Baked Harvest here!
Healthy Seafood Hordourves Recipes
Smoked Salmon Dip
This tasty dip is a crowd pleaser, and I’m all about the dill lemon combination! You can make it in a blender in just a few minutes!
For the full recipe, visit Delicious Meets Healthy.
Gluten-Free Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade
Gluen-free, dairy-free, and vegan, this recipe ticks all the boxes, and it doesn’t disappoint in flavor!
Get the full recipe from Kit’s Kitchen.