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19 No-Stress Seafood Recipes You'll Actually Want To Make

From shrimp and scallops to salmon and lobster.

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Summertime is right around the corner, and nothing says summer like fresh seafood. But cooking fish and shellfish at home doesn't have to be intimidating. Below are 19 easy ways to feast on seafood this summer, featuring everything from lobster to shrimp to fish tacos.

1. Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil

Toss shrimp, sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob on a single sheet pan and voilà: You've got a main course and side dishes. Get the recipe.
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Toss shrimp, sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob on a single sheet pan and voilà: You've got a main course and side dishes. Get the recipe.

2. Parchment Tomato Pesto Salmon

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Cooking salmon in parchment paper or — as the French say, en papillote — pretty much guarantees perfectly cooked fish and zero mess. Get the recipe.

3. Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Peanut Sauce

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Start with any of your favorite vegetable noodles like carrots, cucumber, or zucchini. Then top these bowls with shrimp, cilantro, cabbage, and an easy sweet-and-spicy peanut butter and Sriracha sauce. Get the recipe.

4. Easy Fish Tacos

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Use any flaky white fish such as halibut, cod, or tilapia — then just add the fish to tortillas with slaw and a squeeze of lime.Get the recipe.

5. Linguine with Clams

Transport yourself to the Amalfi Coast with a big bowl of this linguine alle vongole. It only calls for a few ingredients, and other than the clams, most of them are so basic they're probably already in your kitchen. Get the recipe.
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Transport yourself to the Amalfi Coast with a big bowl of this linguine alle vongole. It only calls for a few ingredients, and other than the clams, most of them are so basic they're probably already in your kitchen. Get the recipe.

6. Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

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Shrimp, onion, and pepper get tossed with a bunch of seasonings and baked in the oven. Wrap them in tortillas, serve them over rice, or pop them into a salad. Get the recipe.

7. Grilled Halibut with Tomato Avocado Salsa

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This simple halibut is grilled with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Top it with a homemade salad made with cherry tomato, avocado, and balsamic. Get the recipe.

8. Cod with Tomato and Herb Butter

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This cod gets baked until flaky and tender in a sauce made of tomatoes, chicken stock, and spicy red pepper flakes. Get the recipe.

9. Baked Shrimp Scampi Linguine

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This pasta is a total crowd pleaser, and it'll only take you about half an hour to throw together. Get the recipe.

10. Garlic Lemon Butter Lobster Tails

The only thing better than lobster is lobster drizzled in a rich and tangy sauce made with garlic, butter, lemon, and Dijon mustard. Get the recipe.
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The only thing better than lobster is lobster drizzled in a rich and tangy sauce made with garlic, butter, lemon, and Dijon mustard. Get the recipe.

11. Jerk Shrimp with Pineapple Rice

Can't swing a trip to Jamaica this weekend? Bring the flavors of the Caribbean to your kitchen. Get the recipe.
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Can't swing a trip to Jamaica this weekend? Bring the flavors of the Caribbean to your kitchen. Get the recipe.

12. Baked Seafood Dip

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If you need to make one party dip this summer, let it be this one. It's loaded with shrimp, crab, vegetables, and, of course, lots of cheese. Get the recipe.

13. Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad

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Packed with shrimp, romaine, tomato, and avocado then topped with taco seasoning and lime juice, this is a lightened-up meal that'll still satisfy your comfort food cravings. Get the recipe.

14. Seared Tuna with Arugula and Chimichurri

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This dish looks totally fancy but the truth is anyone can make it at home. Just season the tuna with salt and pepper, then sear it for two minutes per side and cut it super thinly. Get the recipe.

15. Salmon Burgers with Creole Mustard

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Sure, you could buy frozen salmon burgers at the grocery store, but this homemade version — made creole mustard spread, shallots, capers, and dill — is so much better. Get the recipe.

16. Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Honey Lime Cole Slaw

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Mahi Mahi gets a flavor kick from a bunch of spices like paprika, chili powder, onion powder, and oregano. Don't forget to top it with a spoonful of the homemade, tangy coleslaw. Get the recipe.

17. Pan Seared Scallops with Lemon Butter

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While they may look challenging, scallops are one of the easiest foods to make. This recipe calls for just six ingredients, and you probably have over half laying around your kitchen. Get the recipe.

18. Crab Stuffed Avocados

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These halved avocados are filled with a mixture of jumbo lump crab meat, Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, and seasonings. They're the perfect feel-good lunch or party app. Get the recipe.

19. Garlic Butter Baked Salmon in Foil

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Two words: Garlic butter. Get the recipe.

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