Seafood – you’re either allergic to them or you love them. Whether baked, fried or grilled, any type of seafood makes for a hearty meal when cooked right. Fish, crab, shrimp and other seafood are great on a grill so the next time you hold a barbecue, try these delicious seafood dishes!

Pineapple and Salmon Fiesta

What you need:

  • 4 skin-on salmon fillets
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • Juice of 3 limes, divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper

Mix together pineapple, onion, juice of 1 lime, cilantro, salt and pepper in a bowl. Set aside. Combine juice of 2 limes, oil and honey in a bowl. Brush fillets with mixture then cook on a pre-heated grill over medium high heat for 5 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through. Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving with pineapple mixture.

Grilled Shrimp Packet Surprise

What you need:

  • 3/4 kilogram shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 kilogram red bliss potatoes, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 smoked sausages, thinly sliced
  • 2 ears corn, sliced crosswise into 4 pieces
  • 1 lemon, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper

Prepare heavy duty aluminum foil. Divide shrimp, potatoes, sausage, corn and garlic among 4 foils. Place 1 tablespoon of butter in each, drizzle with olive oil then season with Old Bay seasoning, salt and pepper. Top each mixture with lemon wedges and parsley. Fold the foil over mixture to create a packet then cook on a pre-heated grill over high heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until cooked through. Serve immediately.

Quick Grilled Lemon Squid

What you need:

  • 1/2 kilogram squid, cleaned and sliced lengthwise to open flat
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Lemon wedges for garnish

Mix together lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl then toss squid in the mixture to coat. Thread onto skewers (thread tentacles in separate skewers if squid is large) then cook on a pre-heated grill over high heat until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to serving platter, top with parsley and garnish with lemon wedges to serve.

These delicious grilled seafood dishes will surely make your meal time more satisfying!

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