Shellfish Main Course Recipes
Shrimp, scallops, mussels, crab, clams, or lobster star in each of these main course recipes.
Tequila Lime Shrimp
Jambalaya on a Stick
Marinated scallops and shrimp are cooked with vegetables, rolled in a tortilla, and topped with a mild cheese for an easy, high-flavor dish.
Shrimp and Crab Gumbo
The combination of shrimp, smoked sausage, chicken, and vegetables is reminiscent of a classic Creole jambalaya.
Open-Face Shrimp Tamales
Shrimp and crab shine in this Louisiana stew thickened with okra.
Caribbean Seafood Stew
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.
Coconut milk softens the heat of the jalapeno pepper in this fish and shrimp stew.
Spicy Jalapeno-Shrimp Pasta
Shrimp gets Pan-Asian treatment in this pasta dish with fresh vegetables and a homemade sauce fired up with red chili paste.
Fettuccine with Fennel, Shrimp, and Peas
Fresh jalapeno peppers spice up this dish that pairs plump, juicy shrimp, garlic, and tomatoes, all tossed with perfectly cooked linguine.
Soy-Lime Scallops with Leeks
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.
Fiesta Shrimp Skewers
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.
Scallops and Shrimp with Linguine
Ale is the surprising ingredient in this spicy marinated shrimp served with a cooling cucumber dip.
A delicious one-pot meal is yours in no time with this linguine dish studded with shrimp, scallops, pea pods, and tomatoes.
Boiled lobster served with drawn butter -- just like on the Maine coast.
Cheesy Shrimp and Rice
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.
Lobster Tails with Chive Butter
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.
Scallops and Pasta Salad
Is there anything lovelier than a lobster tail cradled in its coral-colored shell and served with melted butter?
Scallops, Mussels, and Asparagus 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.
Fiery Southwestern Seafood Skewers
A tangy sour cream and salmon roe dressing gives this make-ahead scallop, mussel, and asparagus salad a touch of distinction.
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.
Ginger-Glazed Shrimp Kabobs
Pinches of cumin, cinnamon, and saffron give this seafood favorite of shrimp, scallops, and mussels an African twist.
Shrimp Pasta Salad
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.
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.