Here a few of my all-time favorite, healthy fish and seafood recipes from around the globe that are fresh and light while not lacking in flavor! Whether you are following the Mediterranean diet, practicing Lent, or simply love fish, you’ll find lots of inspiration here.
Most are simple easy meals that can be made in under 30 minutes, perfect for weeknight dinners! Pick out a few to try in the next few weeks and let me know your favorites!
Chia Crusted Salmon with Fennel Slaw – pan seared salmon served hot and crispy over cool, crunchy fennel slaw, topped with quick pickled onions and fresh dill. A simple, healthy, paleo dinner that is quick and easy. Low carb, gluten-free and YUMMY!
Seared Hawaiian Ono with Honey Soy Glaze and fresh Pineapple Salsa…an elegant healthy meal, perfect for a gathering or dinner party. Easy, delicious!
Roasted Mustard Seed White Fish with Potato-Brussel Sprout Hash, a quick, healthy sheet-pan dinner that is full of flavor. Can be made with wild cod, black cod, haddock, halibut, salmon or sea bass.
Seared Scallops with Coconut Lemongrass Sauce, fresh basil and lime zest. Healthy and delicious, this Thai-inspired dinner is FULL of amazing flavor and easy and quick to make. Feel free to substitute halibut, black cod or shrimp for the scallops!
Dover Sole with Leeks and Lemony Dill Sauce – a simple healthy dinner that can be made in the oven, on a sheet-pan in 25 minutes!
Furikake Brussel Sprouts and Shrimp -a quick and healthy Japanese-inspired meal that can be made in under 30 minutes, a delicious weeknight dinner! FYI this is one of my favorite meals!
Pan Seared Ahi with Dill, Yogurt and Chive Blossoms a simple beautiful Nordic style dinner that bursts with flavors of Spring.
Smoked Salmon Hand Rolls filled with avocado, cucumber and smoked salmon with an easy step by step guide to making this Japanese-style sushi roll!
Melt in your mouth, White Miso Black Cod is made with the most delicious miso marinade ever! Served up with pickled daikon, kale “nests” and miso aioli, a simple delicious recipe, perfect for entertaining!
A Scandinavian twist on the classic nicoise salad – Nordic Nicoise Salad is made with smoked fish (salmon, trout, sardines) or pickled herring, on a bed of watercress with radish, cucumber ribbons, baby potatoes, capers, dill, chive blossoms and horseradish-spiked nicoise dressing. Fresh and tasty!
Peruvian Seafood Stew with Cilantro Broth made with fish and shellfish, potatoes, carrots and the most flavorful delicious broth! Healthy, Paleo, Gluten free, Easy! Can be made in 35 minutes!
Grilled (or Baked) Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Cabbage Slaw – a “go-to” healthy dinner that be made in 30 minutes flat! Flavorful and healthy!
Quick and Easy Salmon Cakes– a simple pantry recipe that can be whipped up in 20 minutes, perfect for midweek meals! The recipe features 3 different variations – Asian Salmon Cakes, Mediterranean Salmon Cakes and Nordic-style Salmon Cakes!
Balinese Fish Curry with potatoes, spring veggies, lime and mint in a fragrant curry sauce. A simple flavorful dinner that is healthy and easy!
Pan-Seared Scallops with Citrus Shallot Dressing served with a healthy side of veggies… a simple, healthy weeknight dinner! Keto and low-carb!
Portuguese Shrimp and Cauliflower “Grits” with garlicy kale. A fast delicious dinner that is vegan-adaptable, keto and gluten-free!
Citrus Baked Salmon with roasted fingerlings and kumquats in a flavorful citrus marinade. With only 15 minutes of hands on time, this simple easy diner recipe is perfect for busy weeknights!
Ahi Poke Bowl! A simple step by step recipe to making Hawaii’s favorite meal!
Sheet-Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Baby Bok Choy – a delicious healthy dinner that can be made on a sheet-pan in 25 minutes.
Caribbean Shrimp Tacos with Mango Cabbage Slaw– bursting with Caribbean flavors! Healthy, easy and fast- and can be made in 30 mins!
Fennel Crusted Halibut with Asparagus – a simple healthy dinner that can be made in 35 minutes! Wait until spring when Asparagus are in season for this one!
A simple authentic Cioppino Recipe that is easy to make and full of flavor. Fresh fish and seafood are bathed in a light and flavorful tomato broth. Serve with crusty bread to mop up all the juices.
Baked Salmon with Rhubarb – Wild salmon and savory roasted rhubarb are baked together, then paired with wilted, garlicky chard. A fast and flavorful weeknight dinner! Gluten-free!
Simple Ceviche Recipe! Easy, delicious and healthy this version is made with everyday ingredients! Serve as appetizer, or main course salad.
Pan-seared Crispy Skinned Trout (or Steelhead) over a fresh spring pea sauce with shiitakes and new potatoes. A delicious spring recipe!
A simple delicious recipe for Halibut with corn, leeks pancetta and sage, served over a “lightened-up” creamy polenta. And the best part is it can be made un under 30 minutes! Wait until summer when corn is juicy and sweet!
Baked Haddock with roasted tomatoes, fennel and shallots– a simple, easy, healthy one -pan meal that can be made in 35 minutes! Gluten-free, Paleo, keto.
Pan-Seared Halibut over Lemony Zucchini Noodles with olive oil, garlic and parsley, topped with sweet summer tomatoes. A quick and easy low-carb meal! Wait till summer to make this when tomatoes are ripe and zucchini is aplenty.
Mexican Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa served over greens with creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing …can be made in 20 minutes. A delicious, healthy low-carb meal.
Roasted Pomegranate Salmon with braised fennel – a healthy and festive dinner that can be made in under 30 minutes.
Wait until summer to make this Corn and Basil “Chowder” topped with Seared White Fish- a light and fresh summery dinner that can be made in under 30 minutes. Use cod, halibut, sea bass or salmon!
Spring or summer are the perfect time of year for these Mini Crab Louie Lettuce Wraps! Served in a fresh butter lettuce wrap with radish and avocado. Fresh and light, these flavorful appetizers are always the hit of the party!
This Summer Nicoise Salad Recipe can be made with grilled salmon, tuna or white fish with baby potatoes, olives, roasted peppers, french beans & a delicious lemony, mustard seed dressing. Gluten free, super filling and full of flavor!
Hope you like these light and healthy fish and seafood recipes!