Shellfish Main Course Recipes
Shrimp, scallops, mussels, crab, clams, or lobster star in each of these main course recipes.
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Tequila Lime Shrimp
Marinated scallops and shrimp are cooked with vegetables, rolled in a tortilla, and topped with a mild cheese for an easy, high-flavor dish.
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Jambalaya on a Stick
The combination of shrimp, smoked sausage, chicken, and vegetables is reminiscent of a classic Creole jambalaya.
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Shrimp and Crab Gumbo
Shrimp and crab shine in this Louisiana stew thickened with okra.
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Zucchini with Shrimp
The Mexican flavors of jalapeno chili pepper and cilantro harmonize with the Asian accents of ginger and sesame seeds.
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Open-Face Shrimp Tamales
To add more heat to this shrimp tamale, stir one or two finely chopped jalapeno or serrano peppers into the tomato mixture just before serving.
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Caribbean Seafood Stew
Coconut milk softens the heat of the jalapeno pepper in this fish and shrimp stew.
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Shrimp gets Pan-Asian treatment in this pasta dish with fresh vegetables and a homemade sauce fired up with red chili paste.
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Spicy Jalapeno-Shrimp Pasta
Fresh jalapeno peppers spice up this dish that pairs plump, juicy shrimp, garlic, and tomatoes, all tossed with perfectly cooked linguine.
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Fettuccine with Fennel, Shrimp, and Peas
A colorful blend of stir-fried shrimp, fennel, snow peas, and orange segments tossed in a light wine sauce make up this easy-to-prepare pasta dish.
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Soy-Lime Scallops with Leeks
This Asian-inspired scallop and leek dish is topped off by grilling lime halves, which caramelizes the sugar in the fruit for a sharp-sweet finishing touch to this dish.
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Fiesta Shrimp Skewers
Ale is the surprising ingredient in this spicy marinated shrimp served with a cooling cucumber dip.
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Scallops and Shrimp with Linguine
A delicious one-pot meal is yours in no time with this linguine dish studded with shrimp, scallops, pea pods, and tomatoes.
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Clams, corn, lobster, and smoked sausage combine for the classic New England clambake packet. Nori, a Japanese form of seaweed that is dried in sheets, adds a hint of ocean flavor to this clambake.
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Cheesy Shrimp and Rice
Based on a favorite Charleston cheesy shrimp-and-rice dish, ours uses both Swiss and cheddar cheeses and is made easy with mushroom soup. Purchase deveined shrimp to keep prep time down.
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Lobster Tails with Chive Butter
Is there anything lovelier than a lobster tail cradled in its coral-colored shell and served with melted butter?
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Scallops and Pasta Salad
The fat content in this scallops, spinach, and pea pasta salad is minimal because the orange and white wine vinegar dressing is made without any oil.
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Scallops, Mussels, and Asparagus Salad
A tangy sour cream and salmon roe dressing gives this make-ahead scallop, mussel, and asparagus salad a touch of distinction.
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Fiery Southwestern Seafood Skewers
Large juicy shrimp and succulent scallops keep company with tender onion and zucchini in these spicy-hot grilled kabobs. A brushing sauce of mashed chipotle peppers and cumin provide plenty of fire.
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Pinches of cumin, cinnamon, and saffron give this seafood favorite of shrimp, scallops, and mussels an African twist.
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Ginger-Glazed Shrimp Kabobs
Round up just four ingredients (barbecue sauce, pineapple juice, ginger, and oil) to make a brushing sauce for grilled shrimp and pineapple. Serve any extra as a dipping sauce at the dinner table.
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Shrimp Pasta Salad
A sophisticated little twist with Citrus Vinaigrette makes a summer-fresh dressing for this shrimp dish and adds super flavor. Just about any shape of pasta works in this salad, including spaghetti.
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