Dive into Delight: 5 Fresh and Delicious Summer Seafood Recipes!

Welcome to GalaFresh Supermarkets’ summer seafood recipe blog post, where we celebrate the flavors of the sea and embrace the vibrant essence of summer. With our collection of 5 mouthwatering recipes, we invite you to embark on a culinary adventure that will make your summer dining experiences unforgettable. From grilled seafood skewers to zesty seafood pasta, these recipes will tantalize your taste buds and impress your guests. Let’s dive in and discover the joy of fresh and delicious summer seafood!

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Recipe 1: Grilled Seafood Skewers

These grilled seafood skewers are perfect for summer gatherings, offering a medley of flavors and textures.

Ingredients:

– Assorted seafood (shrimp, scallops, fish cubes)

– Bell peppers (assorted colors)

– Red onion

– Lemon juice

– Olive oil

– Garlic

– Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme)

– Salt and pepper

Instructions:

1. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes to prevent burning.

2. In a bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, chopped herbs, salt, and pepper to make the marinade.

3. Thread the marinated seafood, bell peppers, and red onion onto skewers.

4. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates.

5. Grill the skewers for 3-4 minutes per side until the seafood is cooked through and lightly charred.

6. Serve hot with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Optional garnish: chopped herbs.

Mango Avocado Ceviche

Recipe 2: Mango Avocado Ceviche

This refreshing and tropical ceviche combines the sweetness of mangoes with the creaminess of avocados for a burst of flavors.

Ingredients:

– Fresh white fish (such as snapper or tilapia), diced

– Shrimp, peeled and deveined

– Ripe mango, diced

– Avocado, diced

– Red onion, finely chopped

– Jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

– Fresh lime juice

– Fresh cilantro, chopped

– Salt and pepper

Instructions:

1. In a bowl, combine the diced fish, shrimp, mangoes, avocados, red onion, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper.

2. Mix well and let it marinate in the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes.

3. Stir occasionally to ensure the seafood is evenly coated and “cooked” by the lime juice.

4. Serve chilled as an appetizer or light meal. Optional variations: add diced cucumber or garnish with extra cilantro.

Zesty Seafood Pasta

Recipe 3: Zesty Seafood Pasta

This dish combines the best of seafood and pasta, creating a flavorful and satisfying summer meal.

Ingredients:

– Linguine or spaghetti

– Shrimp, peeled and deveined

– Scallops

– Cherry tomatoes, halved

– Garlic, minced

– Red pepper flakes

– Lemon zest

– Fresh parsley, chopped

– Olive oil

– Salt and pepper

– Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions:

1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and add minced garlic and red pepper flakes. Sauté for a minute until fragrant.

3. Add the shrimp and scallops to the skillet, cooking until they turn pink and are cooked through.

4. Add cherry tomatoes, lemon zest, and cooked pasta to the skillet. Toss to combine and heat through.

5. Season with salt, pepper, and fresh parsley. Drizzle with additional olive oil if desired.

6. Serve hot, with grated Parmesan cheese on top if desired.

Recipe 4: Grilled Citrus Salmon

Recipe 4: Grilled Citrus Salmon

This grilled citrus salmon is a versatile and healthy choice for a summer seafood feast.

Ingredients:

– Salmon fillets

– Lemon

– Lime

– Orange

– Garlic, minced

– Honey

– Olive oil

– Salt and pepper

– Fresh dill or parsley, chopped

Instructions:

1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

2. In a bowl, whisk together the juice of lemon, lime, and orange, minced garlic, honey, olive oil, salt, and pepper to create the marinade.

3. Place the salmon fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Let it marinate for 20-30 minutes.

4. Grease the grill grates and place the marinated salmon fillets on the grill.

5. Grill the salmon for 4-6 minutes per side, or until it flakes easily with a fork.

6. Remove from the grill and garnish with fresh dill or parsley.

7. Serve hot with a squeeze of fresh citrus juice.

Coconut Shrimp Curry

Recipe 5: Coconut Shrimp Curry

Experience the exotic and aromatic flavors of this coconut shrimp curry, perfect for a summer dinner.

Ingredients:

– Shrimp, peeled and deveined

– Coconut milk

– Onion, finely chopped

– Garlic, minced

– Ginger, grated

– Curry powder

– Turmeric powder

– Cayenne pepper (optional, for heat)

– Tomato paste

– Fish sauce (optional)

– Fresh cilantro, chopped

– Salt and pepper

– Jasmine rice or naan bread for serving

Instructions:

1. In a large skillet, heat some oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion, minced garlic, and grated ginger. Sauté until the onion is translucent.

2. Add curry powder, turmeric powder, and cayenne pepper (if desired) to the skillet. Stir for a minute until fragrant.

3. Stir in tomato paste and cook for an additional minute.

4. Pour in coconut milk and bring it to a simmer.

5. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and are cooked through.

6. Season with fish sauce (if using), salt, and pepper. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

7. Serve the coconut shrimp curry hot with jasmine rice or naan bread.

We hope you enjoyed this culinary journey through 5 fresh and delicious summer seafood recipes. From the zesty ceviche to the aromatic shrimp curry, these recipes showcase the beauty of fresh ingredients and the joy of summertime dining. Don’t forget to visit GalaFresh Supermarkets for the finest ingredients to make your seafood feasts unforgettable. Indulge in the ocean’s bounty this summer and create delightful memories with your loved ones. Happy cooking and bon appétit!

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