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11 Easy Seafood Recipes That Are Perfect for Weeknight Dinners

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These easy-to-make seafood recipes are sure to reel in the compliments from friends and family alike. Seafood is so versatile that you may even start thinking of it as the ultimate protein.

Many kids have been scarred by too many nights of frozen fish sticks, so now is the perfect time to reintroduce them to all the delicious ways to enjoy seafood — like smothered with cheese and garlic, or baked into a crunchy cake. It’s time to say goodbye to bland, boring seafood recipes.

If shrimp-stuffed pasta shells or five-ingredient salmon with cajun fries aren’t enough to entice you, the many health benefits of fish may finally convince you to bite. A December 2017 study published in the journal Nature noted that children who ate fish weekly had higher IQs than kids who rarely or never consumed it. Plus, seafood like fish and crustaceans are key menu items on the Mediterranean diet, which earned the title of 2019’s best diet.

So, stop surfing through the internet in a panic, wondering what you’re going to feed everyone tonight. Keep scrolling down for our favorite seafood recipes and save any that catch your fancy. 

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