12 Ways to Grill Seafood this Summer
That smokey char flavor from the grill is the perfect contrast to sweet juicy seafood meat. There is no better way to enjoy the summer than with a delicious meal al-fresco hot off the grill. Bonus: Grilling seafood is a super fast and easy way to enjoy gourmet inspired dishes without the hassle.
While shrimp is a favorite go-to when grilling seafood, many other seafood items are just as delicious. This includes lobster, crab, fish, scallops, and shellfish. You could even combine them with a premium angus steak cut for a classic surf & turf dish or add several of your favorites to a pan to make a classic Paella of the Sea.
12 Ways to Grill Seafood
If you want to try grilling lobster for the first time the recipes below feature are the perfect place to start. Each features flavorful butters that will really bring out the best in the sweet hunks of juicy Maine lobster meat.
Grilled Lobster with Miso Chile Butter from Food & Wine
Grilled Lobster with Lime Bay Butter from Country Living
Steak and Seafood
Combine grilled lobster tail with your favorite premium steak cut for the ultimate gourmet dish from the grill.
Butter Grilled Steak and Shrimp from Cafe Delites
Grilled Surf & Turf from Traeger Grills
Crab legs can be heated quickly on the grill, or you can incorporate crab meat into the delicious grilled recipes below.
Grilled Crab Cakes from The Spruce Eats
Grilled Alaskan King Crab Legs from Allrecipes
Grilling takes premium fish fillets to the next level. You can enjoy them grilled with lemon and butter or spice things up with one of the recipes below.
Grilled Salmon with Lemon Sesame Sauce from Bon Appetit
Grilled Swordfish Kebabs with Vegetables from A Foodcentric Life
Scallops are known for their subtle, buttery flavor and succulent texture. Pair that with the earthy char of a grill and you'll have a dish no one will forget.
Grilled Sweet and Sour Scallops from Southern Living
Grilled Scallops with Peaches, Corn, and Tomatoes from NYTimes Cooking
Whether you prefer mussels, clams, or oysters, shellfish of all sorts are a showstopper when cooked on the grill. Start with these unique recipes.
Spicy Grilled Mussels from Rachael Ray
Smokey and Sweet Grilled Mussels from The Two Bananas
Grilled Seafood Sides
Don't forget to include a New England style sidedish when cooking fresh seafood on the grill.
Sauteed Fiddlehead Ferns from Martha Stewart
Fiddleheads with Garlic from Emma Frisch
Spicy Corn Kabobs from Taste of Home
Savory Corn Salad from Delish
Creamy Dilled Red Potato Salad from Foodiecrush
Grilled Red Potatoes from Lauren Greutman