From creamy penne pasta with shrimp to perfectly grilled salmon with avocado dressing, this collection of Giada De Laurentiis’ light and tasty seafood recipes offers delicious dishes for any occasion.
This fish and seafood stew is bursting with halibut, shrimp, mussels and manila clams, but still manages to feel light thanks to a fresh tomato base.
Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado Dressing
This dish screams summer, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy salmon all year round! Plus, you won’t be able to resist the creamy, garlicky avocado dressing to use on top of the perfectly grilled fish.
Salmon Baked in Foil
Make this no-fuss, low-cal dinner on those days when you can’t muster the energy to do much more than throw vegetables and fresh fish together, wrap it in foil and toss it in the oven.
Grilled Treviso with Citrus Bagna Cauda
This side dish features citrusy bagna cauda (a dip that combines anchovies, citrus, honey and garlic) and treviso, a fish named after an Italian town — authentic Italian food at its best!
Up your seafood game with this recipe for thick swordfish steaks skewered with pancetta and grilled to perfection.
Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil, and Salmon
A beautiful main ready in only 20 minutes? Something smells fishy…but that’s just the salmon! Try this dish at your next family dinner and prepare to amaze.
Pan-Seared Branzino with Tomato and Capers
This classic Italian dish may be simple to pull off, but that doesn’t make Giada’s recipe for branzino with capers and tomatoes any less of a date-night meal home run.
Grilled Salmon with Citrus Salsa Verde
This grilled salmon dish is topped with a fresh salsa verde made of citrus zests and tons of herbs, and is the clean and light answer to a speedy dinner you can feel good about.
Halibut and Chickpea Salad
Make veggies your main by adding a hit of protein from halibut and chickpeas. Salads that leave you hungry an hour later are a thing of the past with this substantial yet light main.
Tilapia with Citrus Bagna Cauda
Perfectly cooked tilapia is topped with a citrus bagna sauce, a warm Italian dip made of butter, anchovies, garlic, orange juice and zest.
Linguine With Shrimp and Lemon Oil
A light and bright shrimp-topped linguine gets added sunshine — and flavour — from its homemade lemon oil drizzle.
Salmon with Lemon, Capers, and Rosemary
A wonderful summer meal, foil packets are filled with salmon fillets covered in lemon, capers, wine and spices, placed on a hot grill and cooked for about 10 minutes.
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Fennel Snapper in Parchment
Fresh, flaky snapper is the star of the show in this flavourful dish that combines citrus, kale, and fennel.
Campanelle Pasta Salad
This pasta salad is packed with lots of protein and bold flavours, and would make a great addition to a picnic, backyard BBQ or weeknight meal.
Broiled Salmon with Herb Mustard Glaze
This simple broiled salmon is flavoured with an herb-infused mustard glaze and served simply with lemon wedges.
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
This fresh and delicious Italian dish includes sautéed shrimp and onions served in a thick tomato and herb sauce.
Penne with Shrimp and Herbed Cream Sauce
An easy meal you can throw together in a snap but most importantly, won’t compromise on taste or presentation.