Month: October 2017

17 Oct

Healthy Seafood Salad Recipes

Many of us are all too aware that we must improve our diet and become healthy eaters. Seafood Salad recipes can be a part of that commitment. Not only do they promise low calories, low fat, and lots of vitamins, but they are very tasty too. These dishes can impress at a dinner party or there are quick versions for a healthy lunch or snack. Quality ingredients are what counts, and that means fresh fish and salad, preferably bought the same day as preparation. Canned fish can also be used or ready made salads, if time is short.

Salad does not have to be boring! Add squid rings, mussels and prawns to lettuce, chopped red onion, and chopped tomatoes, topped off with a tangy sauce. The sauce contains oyster sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, sweet chili sauce, and the juice of a lime. Recipes for Seafood Salad can be Thai style with Thai fish sauce, cucumber, celery, spring onions, and lettuce. The fish can be a combination of squid, prawns and monkfish, spiced up with lemon grass, ginger, garlic, coriander, and lime.

The great thing about the fruits of the sea is that there is something for everyone and lots of different ways of presenting it. Nothing beats going down to the local fish market early in the morning to get the best of the catch. Shrimps, calamari, mussels, and octopus are the ingredients to go with cherry tomatoes, celery, green beans, peppers, the juice of an orange, the juice … Read the rest