Seafood is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals, omega 3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA, all of which are beneficial to overall health. Eating seafood twice a week contributes to the recommended protein and oil intake. Because we love seafood, we put together this list of our favorite dishes!
Shrimp & Grits are found on many a menu in the Southeast. Our friends at the Virginia Beach, VA Carefree Boat Club location provided a classic recipe! It takes a lot of prep, but your tastebuds will thank you!
Salmon is a staple in the Pacific Northwest so it’s only natural to include a salmon recipe. This Wild Salmon Crudo is a treat for dinner party guests and to make it even more enticing, it doesn’t require firing up the stove or grill!
Those in SoCal enjoy Seafood Cioppino, which originated in San Francisco, CA but has made its way south. Get started early as it takes a little under 3 hours to prepare and serve a nice salad!
You can’t go to Louisiana without trying their staple, Seafood Gumbo! If you can’t make it to the Gulf, try this recipe at home!
New England is home to delicious lobster and Lobster Rolls can be found all over the place! Test out this easy dish for a taste of New England!
From crabs, to mussels, to oysters, to swordfish, tuna and trout, the United States is teeming with fish and shellfish that make for tasty meals! We only touched on a few recipes, but we want to know, what are your favorite seafood dishes?
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. Eating raw or undercooked meat, poultry, eggs, or seafood poses a health risk to everyone, but especially to the elderly, young children under age 4, pregnant women and other highly susceptible individuals with compromised immune systems. The cooking of such animal foods reduces the risk of illness. Talk to your doctor or physician if you have any questions or concerns about consuming seafood.
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