Seafood Sauces

The right seafood sauce transforms shrimp, scallops, or any kind of fish into a fancy meal. With cream-, wine-, and tomato-based seafood sauces, these easy recipes deliver color, texture, and taste that complement any catch of the day.

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Basil Rouille

Better Homes and Gardens

Rouille is a Provencal condiment that is generally used to stir into fish soups and stews. This Basil Rouille is a great spread on bread. Watch out for the garlic!

Total: 10 mins

Crazy Clams

Prego Italian Sauce

What makes these clams crazy? They're served in a tasty Italian sauce that's kicked up with garlic and crushed red pepper, and served with garlic toast to sop up the extra sauce. They're crazy good.

Total: 35 mins

Sauce Gribiche

Food & Wine

Chef Amy DiBiase serves this tartar-like sauce with fried oysters, but it's great with any seafood.

Total: 10 mins

Salmon in Phyllo

Better Homes and Gardens

Find phyllo dough near the other puff pastries in the freezer section of your local grocery store. Wrap it around salmon for a crispy pastry seafood bundle.

Browned Butter Topper

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this buttery sauce on fish, chicken, pork, pasta, or polenta.

Total: 30 mins

Glorious Glazed Salmon

Midwest Living

As the salmon grills, the tamari sauce and balsamic vinegar glaze caramelizes on the fish, adding color and flavor to the final dish.

Italian Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

The Food Channel

Here's a simple pasta recipe that offers gourmet flavor but is simple to prepare with ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Salmon en Croute

Better Homes and Gardens

Salmon and spinach elegantly wrapped in pastry creates an entree that is perfect for entertaining.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Nantucket Swordfish with Browned Butter & Sauteed Pecans

Better Homes and Gardens

Swordfish harvested in US waters -- not long ago endangered -- is now considered by ocean ecologists to be a "best choice" seafood selection. White, mild and meaty-textured fish such as swordfish needs little embellishment but a simple , nutty brown butter sauce like this one.

Asian Smoked Salmon

Family Circle

Marinated with a sweet spice rub, brushed with sweet-sour plum sauce, and smoked until flaky, this salmon fillet possesses a delightful mingling of great Asian flavors.

"Fried" Fish Sandwiches


Baked panko bread crumbs give fish fillets the same crunch as fried batter (for far less fat).

Total: 30 mins

Catfish Cakes

Family Circle

Orange Roughy with Tarragon Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Enhance the flavor of fish with a refreshing mayonnaise-yogurt sauce.

Creole Olive Omelet

Better Homes and Gardens

Not the average omelet, this egg dish recipe is more like souffle, and it's filled with a zippy homemade Creole sauce.

Creole Ranch Dipping Sauce

Taste of the South
Total: 10 mins

Smoky Cod with Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 35 mins
Seafood Sauces  Recipes: Take your pick!
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