Being a seafoodie has its own advantages. First of all you are eating healthy food as seafood contains a lot of nutrients which are very essential for our body. Second advantage of eating seafood is it is very tasty and you are treated with a huge variety as the saying goes “There are lot of fish in the sea” So here are 20 seafood dishes you should try if you are seafoodie:
Butter Garlic Prawns
Majority of the seafood lovers share a love for prawns as they are really tasty and easy to eat as there are no bones. You can just pop it in and enjoy! Butter Garlic Prawns are the ultimate blend of the flavors of butter and garlic melting into your mouth. You can also enjoy it with a topping of Butter Garlic Cream Sauce.
Fish And Chips
Fish and Chips is a dish which is to be consumed hot. It originated in England and consists of fried battered fish and hot chips. It is a common take-away food and an example of old or ancient culinary fusion. Fish and chips are now also available in various food joints all over India. Fish and chips are a perfect snack for a brunch and you can also make it at home as it is just French fries and Fried Salmon Fish.
Kolambi Pohe ( Prawn Pohe)
Well everyone is well aware of the famous Maharashtrian breakfast of “Kande Pohe”. For the seafood lovers there is a breakfast delight called Kolambi Pohe or Prawns Pohe which basically is just like Kande Pohe but tastier as they have the added flavor of prawns. You usually get Kolambi Pohe in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is a perfect breakfast for all the sea food lovers out there, do try it once.
Who doesn’t love Pizza? Pizza is one of such dishes which is loved by all. A combination of Pizza and Seafood is the best combination one can have. Seafood pizza is P prepared with seafood as the main ingredient. There are many types of seafood ingredients, the most common being Prawns, Salmon, Bombay Duck etc. Some retail pizza chains in India as well as smaller restaurants offer Seafood Pizzas to consumers.
Hyderabadi Fish Biryani
Hyderabad is famous for its Biryanis. The combination of spices, rice, and fish is a perfect combination for the Biryani lovers. The Biryani is a mixture of rice, spicy gravy and fried fish. It sizzles the taste buds and is a definitely one of the must haves for all the sea foodies out there.
Tacos are one of the specialties from Mexico. Fish Tacos are one of the most enjoyed Tacos with a fish filling usually of Salmon (surmai) or Basa mixed with various veggies and tangy sauces. Fish Tacos make perfect appetizers which you can have for lunch or dinner. If you like Tacos or seafood do give Fish Tacos a try, they won’t disappoint you.
Fish cutlet is a nice and tasty snack for all the fish lovers. It is mostly combined with potato or other veggies to add more flavor. Fish cutlets are deep fried and can be enjoyed with tomato ketchup or Mayo for enhanced taste.
Burgers are another way of enjoying food of your choice and combining them with various sauces for a quick bite. Fish Burger comes with a delicious Fish Patty and our all time salads of tomato, cucumber, lettuce and onion. Fish Burgers can be made even tastier by adding sauces like tomato, mustard etc. Cheese can also be added to the burger for a great food experience.
On a diet and still want to enjoy seafood? Not a problem, a perfect solution for that is Prawn salad which a tasty and healthy way of enjoying seafood as well as maintaining your figure. A prawn salad is a salad comprising boiled Prawns and along with that boiled vegetables such as carrots, corn and raw vegetables like cabbage, onion and coriander and a sauce of your choice for flavor are added. It is very easy to make and you can also enjoy it at various seafood restaurants of India.
Talking about diet, here is another dish which you can have and not gain calories while enjoying seafood. Momos are steamed dumplings where no oil is used hence are considered to be healthy. Fish Momos are a perfect way to enjoy fish in the healthiest form. The fish filling can be of your choice as per your taste.
There is no better way than enjoying food on barbeque. Fish skewers are must try for barbeque lovers who enjoy seafood. You can enjoy all types of fish on the grill like Salmon, Prawns, Bombay duck and many more. The smoky flavor adds to the flavor of the fish and the combination is amazing!
Goan Crab Curry
Seafood is not all about fish, it includes crabs too. Goan Crab Curry is cooked with light spices. This Crab Curry is light to digest and the coconut flavor in the curry makes it so delectable that you feel you can have this curry everyday for all three meals of the day. Yes it is that good! Eat this Crab Curry with Bread, Pav or steamed rice.
If you are a seafood lover, you must try this lobster curry which is spicy with flavors like chilly, garlic, ginger and pepper. The coconut used in this curry adds to the flavor of the curry making it perfect. It is usually eaten with steamed rice.
Fish Egg Pakora Or Macher Dimer Pakora
This dish comes from a very dedicated seafood eating clans i.e. the Bengalis. This is a Bengali recipe which is made out of Rohu fish’s egg. It is a spicy dish with heavy flavours like ginger garlic and chilly. It tastes best with onion salad, lemon and green coconut chutney.
Yes seafood can be enjoyed in liquid form too! Fish soups are the best way to enjoy fish in a liquid form and also a healthy form too. The fish soup is very appetizing and can be eaten for dinner or lunch as main appetizers. The fish used can be of your choice and you also have variety of flavors to choose from. It is also good to eat when you are sick. So next time you fall ill, treat yourself with Fish Soup.
Pickles are those tasty tangy side dishes which we enjoy with our meals in daily life. Pickles are very easy to preserve and can be eaten for at least a year once they are made. Fish pickle can be made with Sardine, Butter Fish (Moda), Seer Fish, Prawns, Anchovies, Promphret except Mackerel. A seafood lover’s meal should contain fish pickle as it is really tasty!
Malvani Fish Curry
Malvan is a region in the Konkan area of Maharashtra and is famous for its seafood cuisine. The specialty of Malvani curry is the use of tangy flavours like tamarind, tomato and lemon. Malvani Curry is usually enjoyed with Amboli which is made out rice flour.
Noodles are loved by everyone and it is a public favorite. Fish noodles are good treat to your taste buds as the blended flavors give you the perfect taste which you crave and it is a perfect appetizer.
Crab cakes are just like fish cutlets but the key ingredient is crab. Crab cakes are delicious and they pose as a perfect starter. Crab meat is combined with Mayo eggs and butter and the result of these is the Perfect Crab Cakes.
Last but not at all the least….Fish Rolls pose to be a very unique starter. They are just like Spring rolls with their crispy exterior but with fish filling which is something unique. They can be enjoyed with Green Chutney, Tomato Ketchup or Mayo.