7 Simple Ways to Cook Perfect Fish Every Time

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Are you always stumped on how to prepare and cook fish? Do you tend to avoid the seafood section of your grocery store? Ditch your typical pork loin or chicken breasts for dinner tonight, and learn seven different and simple ways to cook perfect fish every time. We share our advice and recipe suggestions now.

A Special Chicken and Shrimp Lo Mein

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Making lo mein at home is so quick and easy to do. With our recipe, you can serve a flavorful mix of noodles, marinated chicken, shrimp, and vegetables in under an hour, complete with a made-from-scratch sauce. We’ll also give you our best advice, from time-saving techniques to ingredient variations. Read more now.

Slow Cooker Miso-Poached Salmon

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Do you typically use your slow cooker for hearty stews and other meaty mains? Add a cooking technique with a lighter approach! Our recipe for miso-poached salmon utilizes the slow cooker in an unexpected way to gently poach tender and flaky fillets in an aromatic miso broth. Read more now for the cooking instructions.

Oyster Dressing for Holiday Meals and Special Occasions

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Shake up your recipe repertoire this holiday season with our Southern-style dressing. Oysters are a beautifully briny addition to the bread-based casserole while crisp, dry sherry and leeks add a rich, savory bite. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of coastal Thanksgiving side dishes.

Chipotle Lime Salmon

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Bold, spicy chipotles turn the heat up a notch in the sauce for this quick oven-baked salmon that’s perfect any night of the week. Honey, lime zest, and a squeeze of lime juice balance the smokiness, while fresh cilantro adds a bright, herby finish. Read on to add this recipe to your list of sassy seafood favorites.

Grilled Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

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Fresh dill is the sweet and grassy secret weapon in the creamy sauce that’s slathered over these smoky grilled salmon fillets. Tangy Greek yogurt and lemon juice join the feathery herbs to create a citrusy spread that will leave you licking the plate. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection.

Skillet Cajun Shrimp

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Thanks to their speedy cook time, juicy shrimp headline this Cajun-inspired recipe that comes together in a snap. This sassy skillet meal also showcases crisp-tender carrots, zucchini, and sweet bell peppers in a tangy beer-based sauce that will make you want to lick the plate. Read more now for all the spicy secrets.

Grilled Salmon Burgers with Green Goddess Dressing

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Dazzle guests with your impressive grilling skills by whipping up these juicy, ginger-infused salmon burgers at your next cookout. The patties hold up like pros over the heat thanks to a quick chill in the fridge. A creamy, herb-laced green goddess dressing brightens up every bite. Read more now for the recipe.

Grilled Lobster Tails with Herbed Butter and Baby Potatoes

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Bench the burgers and dogs for your next cookout and bring in butter-drenched lobster and tender baby potatoes instead. In this recipe, succulent lobster tails are kissed with smoke from the grill and partnered with buttery potatoes and onions for an unforgettable summer feast. Read on for the delicious details.

Baked Tilapia and White Asparagus

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Want a delicious seafood dinner that goes from oven to table in under thirty minutes? In this recipe, we nestle flaky tilapia and sweet white asparagus in lemon butter, then bake to perfection. Fresh, grassy parsley adds a pop of color and we suggest potatoes served alongside to soak in the citrusy sauce. Read more.

The Best Lobster Salad

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Silky-soft butter lettuce serves as the base for this stunning seafood salad where sweet, plump lobster meat is the star. It’s layered with crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and buttery avocados. Tossed with a bright dill and green onion vinaigrette, it’s just as delicious as it is beautiful. Read on for the recipe.

French Bouillabaisse

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Potatoes, oniony leeks, and licoricey fennel are the building blocks of this bouillabaisse, while the rich tomatoey broth and seafood bring the stew to life. Saffron and orange peel add citrusy, floral notes and a quick spicy mayo brings some welcome heat. Read on to add this recipe to your list of French favorites.