Healthy Fish & Seafood Recipes

Find healthy, delicious fish and seafood recipes including crab, salmon, shrimp and tuna. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Salmon with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Sun-dried tomatoes do double duty in this easy weeknight dinner—we use the flavorful oil they're packed in to sauté shallots and use the actual tomatoes in the creamy sauce. Served with perfectly cooked salmon, you really can't go wrong with this recipe.
By Carolyn Malcoun

One-Pot Garlicky Shrimp & Spinach

Rating: 4.43 stars
11
Shrimp, spinach and garlic brown and cook quickly for a simple one-pot weeknight dinner. A fast pan sauce gets life from zesty lemon juice, warm crushed red pepper and herby parsley. Serve with a slice of whole-wheat baguette to swipe up every last drop of sauce.

Sheet-Pan Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccoli

Rating: 5 stars
9
The vibrant combo of cheese, cilantro, chili, and lime--inspired by Mexican street corn--makes this salmon sheet-pan dinner burst with flavor.

Easy Tuna Cakes with Greens & Lemon Dressing

Rating: 3.5 stars
3
Dried herbs, white beans and canned tuna come together in these easy tuna cakes served over greens. A lemony dressing ties this quick dinner together.
By Julia Levy

Garlic Butter-Roasted Salmon with Potatoes & Asparagus

Rating: 5 stars
6
This spring-produce-packed one-pan meal makes a healthy and satisfying weeknight dinner. Melted garlic butter coats the salmon and vegetables, adding depth of flavor and richness to the dish.

Panko- & Parmesan-Crusted Baked Scallops

Rating: 5 stars
6
These easy baked scallops have a delightful balance of crunchy, golden-brown topping and tender, sweet scallops. They feel decadent like scallops should, thanks to the tasty lemon-butter sauce. Look for uniform scallops; if they're particularly large, you might need to bake them for more than 10 minutes.

Speedy Feta & Dill Salmon Cakes

Feta and fresh dill flavor these crispy salmon cakes. Pair with your favorite dipping sauce or serve over a bed of greens for a quick, tasty meal.
By Carolyn Casner

Salmon-Stuffed Avocados

Rating: 5 stars
5
Canned salmon is a valuable pantry staple and a practical way to include heart-healthy omega-3-rich fish in your diet. Here, we combine it with avocados in an easy no-cook meal.

Greek Tuna Casserole

Rating: 5 stars
1
Tuna casserole is a timeless comfort-food recipe; this one incorporates eggplant, artichoke hearts, oregano, olives and feta cheese for a Greek flair.

Roasted Salmon with Smoky Chickpeas & Greens

Rating: 4.25 stars
14
In this healthy salmon dinner, you'll get a dose of greens and green dressing! Chowing down on 6 or more servings of dark leafy greens a week can help keep your brain in top shape. This dish features the Test Kitchen's current go-to method for doctoring a can of chickpeas: spice them up and roast until crispy.

Grilled Red Snapper

Rating: 5 stars
1
This simple grilled snapper has clean flavors and a nice char flavor from the grill. It's well seasoned but not overly spicy. Serve along with grilled veggies or a fresh green salad to make it a meal.

Greek Roasted Fish with Vegetables

Rating: 4.57 stars
8
This dish is packed with flavor and fits perfectly into a Mediterranean diet.
Advertisement

Inspiration and Ideas

Make Healthier Fish Sticks
You can make these homemade fish sticks in about the same amount of time it takes to bake a box of the frozen kind- with a fraction of the fat.
Which Fish Should You Be Eating?
5 of the healthiest fish to eat (and 5 to avoid)

Charred Shrimp, Pesto & Quinoa Bowls

Rating: 4.5 stars
9

These shrimp, pesto and quinoa bowls are delicious, healthy, pretty and take less than 30 minutes to prep. In other words, they're basically the ultimate easy weeknight dinner. Feel free to add additional vegetables and swap the shrimp for chicken, steak, tofu or edamame.