5 Spectacular Shellfish Recipes

September 4, 2011

Shellfish (shrimp, lobster, crab, mussels, clams, oysters etc...) have nothing in common with fish except that they both live in the water.  The are relatively easy to prepare and cook in no time.  Shellfish are eaten around the world.  Here are five spectacular shellfish recipes that showcase international flavors.

Paella with Chicken and Shellfish
A traditional Spanish rice dish that is made with seafood, chicken, vegetables, and spices.

Cioppino
All this delicious seafood stew needs is a nice slice of bread for soaking up the rich broth.

Shellfish Ceviche
Chunks of shrimp and scallop and marinated in a sweet and sour dressing with watermelon, jalapenos, and cilantro.

Mussels Steamed in White Wine and Parsley Pesto
This is an elegant and easy supper.

Grilled Clams with Tomatillo Bacon Salsa
These grilled clams are finished in 5 minutes.

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