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 RecipesCalamari rings cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce and served on white rice. Make this with frozen squid for a quick and easy supper. 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. 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. 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. 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 RecipesTry 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. 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. 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. Salmon steaks get topped with crème fraîche, honey, sauteed onions, garlic and ginger before being baked in foil. This recipe is one my favorites. 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. 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. The no-fuss method to enjoy salmon. Best of all, by using the basic en papillote method, you can create your own fish recipes. 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 and leeks are cooked together in Mornay sauce, then stuffed into crepes and baked for a warm and satisfying dinner. 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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