Healthy Fish & Seafood Recipes for Two

Find healthy, delicious fish and seafood recipes for two from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Air-Fryer Scallops

Rating: 4 stars 1
A quick and impressive dinner, scallops turn succulent and tender in the air fryer. The lemon-herb sauce is the perfect way to bring zest to each bite. Be sure to cook the scallops to temperature. They may not brown in the fryer, so don't wait for a golden crust to tell you they're ready.
By Adam Hickman

Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
Lovers of fried fish get the taste without all the calories, and the salsa adds a fresh, clean note. To complete the Baja theme, serve with black beans, some diced mango and a bit of light sour cream.

Honey Mustard Salmon with Mango Quinoa

In this 30-minute dinner recipe, grilled, honey mustard-coated salmon is served with a tasty grain salad made with quinoa, mango, jalapeño and almonds.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Salmon Potato Cakes

Rating: 3 stars 1
These crispy salmon potato cakes come together quickly when you use shortcut ingredients like canned salmon and frozen hash browns. Serve these cakes with your favorite dipping sauce or over a bed of leafy greens.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables for Two

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
Toss a garlicky, Middle Eastern-inspired yogurt sauce with pasta, shrimp, asparagus, peas and red bell pepper for a fresh, satisfying summer meal. Serve with: Slices of cucumber and tomato tossed with lemon juice and olive oil.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Salmon & Sweet Potato Grain Bowls

Rating: 5 stars 1
Harissa adds Moroccan flavor to this healthy grain bowl recipe without needing a long list of ingredients. Just 5 ingredients is all you need to get dinner (or a packable lunch) on the table in under an hour!
By Joy Howard

Seafood Couscous Paella

Rating: 5 stars 11
Whole-wheat couscous soaks up this savory saffron-infused broth.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Grilled Salmon with Kale Sauté

In this healthy dinner recipe, salmon fillets are seasoned with a zesty dry rub, grilled and served with a simple side--lemon-seasoned sautéed kale and shallots. Sometimes simple is best!
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Seared Salmon with Pesto Fettuccine for Two

Rating: 5 stars 1
The brightness of basil pesto is a nice match for the buttery flavor of salmon in this quick and healthy dinner recipe. Refrigerated pesto, found near fresh sauces and salsas at most stores, is prettier and has a better taste than jarred varieties.

Mediterranean-Inspired Fish with Tomato-Olive Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
Inspired by dishes found in Catalonia, a region of northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean coast, fish gets baked directly in a zesty tomato-olive sauce to keep it moist and flavorful. You can also add capers, roasted peppers or sun-dried tomatoes to the sauce.

Lemon and Parmesan Fish

Rating: 5 stars 1
Crispy lemon fish with parmesan cheese in under 30 minutes!
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Smoked Trout Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
The fast of Yom Kippur is often broken with smoked fish as in this trout salad. This easy dinner, which can be made ahead, is great for any night, holiday or not. Serve it on a bed of greens to dress it up and add a whole-grain bagel to make it a substantial meal.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 Shrimp Dinners You'll Want to Make All Summer Long
Whether shrimp is grilled, sautéed or broiled, there's no wrong way to prepare it for a flavorful summer dinner.
Garlic Shrimp on Spinach
Parmesan cheese lends an intriguing flavor accent to garlic- and lemon-steamed shrimp in this recipe. And it's under 200 calories per serving.
Spring Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette
Rating: 5 stars 4

A bold, layered salad that showcases sardines and asparagus, this beautiful dish adds variety to your weekday dining. If you prefer tuna to sardines or have fish from the night before, go ahead and use that instead.