French Seafood and Fish Recipes

Easy Fish, Shrimp, and Mussels Recipes

Here are some easy French seafood recipes. Since fish cooks so quickly it is ideal for a last minute meal that needs to be on the table fast. You can use frozen seafood in some of these easy fish recipes, which can be very helpful when dinner should be on the table in less then an hour and you don't know what to cook.

French Seafood Recipes

squid recipe Squid Recipe

Calamari rings cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce and served on white rice. Make this with frozen squid for a quick and easy supper.
mussels recipe Mussels Recipe

Mussels served in a saffron infused cream sauce. This is a sure-to-please starter course or you can serve it over rice for a main course.
easy shrimp recipe Easy Shrimp Recipe

A very quick dish that makes good use of the French anise-flavored liquor, Pastis. Make this with fresh shrimp for best results and serve on a bed of rice.
seafood platter French Seafood Platter

Learn about how to enjoy a French seafood platter, including the names for shellfish in French. A gourmet experience not to be missed if you visit France.
seafood caserole Seafood Casserole

One of our easiest French seafood recipes, this au gratin recipe uses frozen scallops, shrimp, mussels, and cod cooked with mushrooms, leeks, and white wine. Quickly impressive.

French Fish Recipes

breaded fish recipe Breaded Fish Recipe

Try dredging fish fillets in flour, egg and breadcrumbs before frying them in oil to add a whole lot of flavor. You can change around the breading or add extra ingredients like mustard, lemon or parsley.
easy baked fish Easy Baked Fish for Kids

Here is where the kids can get in on the action. Wrapping fish in parchment paper (or aluminum foil) along with a few other ingredients is the low smell, fun way to bake fish.
fish soup recipe Fish Soup Recipe

This recipe can be made perfectly using frozen scallops and fish in any combination you wish. A delicious, warm meal ready in less than 30 minutes.
foil baked salmon Foil Baked Salmon

Salmon steaks get topped with crème fraîche, honey, sauteed onions, garlic and ginger before being baked in foil. This recipe is one my favorites.
poached salmon Poached Salmon Recipe

When you think you can not face making another dinner, try something very simple. Poaching fish takes about ten minutes and as close to no effort as you can get in a kitchen.
sardine recipes Sardine Recipes

Here are two easy appetizers featuring sardines. One pairs the fish with tomatoes in a delicious tart and the other is for a mousse you can serve with crackers or bread.
salmon en papillote Salmon en Papillote

The no-fuss method to enjoy salmon. Best of all, by using the basic en papillote method, you can create your own fish recipes.
salmon caserole Salmon Casserole

Spinach is topped with salmon and crème fraîche and then a crumble topping in this quick and easy casserole flavored with dill and mustard.
salmon crepes Salmon Crepes

Salmon and leeks are cooked together in Mornay sauce, then stuffed into crepes and baked for a warm and satisfying dinner.
tuna fish sandwich recipe Tuna fish Sandwich Recipe

This is for a classic sandwich from the south of France called a pan bagnat. It is similar to a salade nicoise and features lots of fresh vegetables along with olive oil infused bread, and of course tuna.

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