You know what speaks to me? Grilling season! I love fall, don't get me wrong, but there is a part of me that holds onto the sunny weather so I can fire up the grill a few more times before the season ends.
Grilling is so great because it’s so versatile. You can make anything from grilled burgers to vegetables…even seafood. Yes seafood! I also have strong opinions about shellfish and fish being the unsung heroes of live-fire cooking, but I digress. All you need to know is that you have to make these grilled seafood recipes before summer ends.
If grilled seafood is out of your wheelhouse and you’re feeling a little anxious, don’t worry! We have the perfect guides to grilling shellfish and fish, which covers everything from whole fish, fish fillets, scallops, shrimp, and more!
Now dive into these delicious and mouthwatering grilled seafood recipes already. You know you want to.
Want to make a seafood recipe that will SURPRISE a crowd? Look no further than a Seafood Paella made on the grill. Yes, I know…you did hear that right. This saffron-infused paella is loaded with shrimp, mussels, and clams and cooked right on the grill in your biggest skillet.
Grilled Whole Salmon with Preserved Lemon Relish
Here is a show stopping salmon recipe to end summer right. Wild salmon is grilled whole and stuffed with a relish made of parsley, dill, preserved lemons, and shallots. What’s not to love?
Grilled Swordfish Steaks with Lemon Oregano Marinade
Swordfish is in for a Mediterranean style makeover with this preparation. The fish steaks are marinated in a combination of olive oil, oregano, thyme, garlic, and lemon juice for a flavorful and quick grilled seafood recipe.
Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Pepper Couscous
Enjoy dinner in the backyard before it’s too late! Spiced and skewered grilled shrimp, lemon pepper couscous, and sauteed swiss chard make for a super simple and casual summertime dinner. Oh, did we mention it’ll be ready in just 25 minutes?Continue to 5 of 10 below.
Smoky Paprika Shrimp Skewers
Your shrimp gets marinated in a spicy garlic-paprika sauce, then threaded onto skewers, and grilled. Serve with your favorite summertime sides: corn on the cob, potato salad or macaroni salad.
If you’re not a huge fan of raw oysters don’t toss the idea of liking oysters to the side just yet. Try them grilled (it makes a HUGE difference)! These are finished with a lemon garlic butter that will make you lick your fingers.
Grilled Fish Tacos with Strawberry Pineapple Salsa
I have two words for you, or actually maybe two phrases? Grilled fish and strawberry pineapple salsa. That’s all I needed to be sold on this recipe. This is a light and satisfying grilled fish taco made with a sweet and slightly tangy fruit salsa perfect for a party. You can set up a taco bar with tortillas, toppings, fish, and salsa and have everyone make their own.
Grilled Branzino with Rosemary Vinaigrette
Grill your branzino whole and serve it with a flavorful rosemary vinaigrette made with Dijon, white wine vinegar, and garlic.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
Grilled Tuna Kebabs
Yes, you can make skewers with other seafood besides shrimp. Thread your favorite veggies like onions, bell pepper, and mushrooms onto skewers along with a firm fish like tuna and enjoy!
If you’re in need of a quick and easy app for your last backyard BBQ, we’ve got you covered. Make this bacon-wrapped shrimp seasoned with chili and lime. It’ll be a flavor bomb in your mouth.