Garlic Sauce

Broiled or grilled, most any fish or shellfish enjoys a gourmet lift from garlic seafood sauce. From garlic butter to garlic cream, these easy recipes for garlic seafood sauce take just minutes to prepare.

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Browned Butter Topper

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Total: 30 mins

Spaghetti with Garlic & Clams

Family Circle

The pungent, slightly bitter taste of broccoli rabe is a pleasant addition to the clam and wine sauce served over pasta.

Orange-Saffron Aioli

Fine Cooking Magazine

This sauce is tailor-made for grilled mussels, but it's good with other shellfish, too. Omit the olives if you want a more delicate flavor.

Total: 30 mins

Chimichurri Sauce

EatingWell

Chimichurri sauce is a tangy herbal accompaniment that can liven up any meat or poultry dish.

Total: 10 mins

Shrimp and Sausage Boil

Better Homes and Gardens

Bring an easy-to-share platter of this low-country favorite recipe to the table and everyone will be impressed. Toss in the lemon halves at the last to squeeze over the shrimp.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Olive Ketchup

EatingWell

This makes a great finish for baked or broiled fish, or serve with Mediterranean Burgers.

Total: 10 mins

Ginger-Steamed Fish with Troy's Hana-Style Sauce

EatingWell

This shoyu-based sauce with fresh ginger, garlic and sesame is a Hana classic. Aloha Shoyu is the preferred brand at the hotel. (We use reduced-sodium soy sauce to keep the sodium in check.) Chef David Patterson prepares the dish with onaga, a red snapper only found in the Hawaiian waters; it's tender, sweet and mild in flavor. We found that halibut and other white fish were also delicious. Serve with steamed brown rice and Green Papaya Salad.

Total: 20 mins

Chimichurri

EatingWell

This garlicky parsley-based sauce is great alongside any grilled meat or poultry.

Total: 10 mins

Asian-Style Scallops

Family Circle

For this 30-minute recipe, toss broiled scallops with angel hair pasta, bean sprouts, scrambled eggs, and a garlicky sauce.

Black Bean-Salmon Stir-Fry

EatingWell

We use a generous amount of fiber- and vitamin C-rich bean sprouts in this quick stir-fry that combines tender cubes of salmon and a rich black bean-garlic sauce. Make it a Meal: Serve with store-bought crepes and plum sauce.

Total: 20 mins

Spicy Rouille

EatingWell

This bright red garlicky sauce (pronounced roo-EE) has a nice kick of cayenne. Traditionally an accompaniment for bouillabaisse, it's also great served as a condiment with grilled shrimp or mahi-mahi.

Total: 5 mins

Steak 'n' Halibut Chimichurri

Family Circle

This grilled surf and turf entree is served Argentine-style. Marinate the fish and beef steaks with the flavorful sauce. Chimichurri sauce is a mixture of herbs and garlic and is the favorite condiment for grilled meats in Argentina.

How to Make Garlic Bread

No matter how fresh the pasta, how rich the sauce or how crisp the tossed salad, many people feel an Italian feast falls short unless there's hot, buttery garlic bread. Never fear, we're here to teach you how to make garlic bread, so your meal will always be complete.

Arrabbiata Sauce, Chicken, and Mushrooms: 30-Minute Meal

Can a pasta sauce be "angry?" Sure, but in more of a firey, spicy way. That's the thinking behind the arrabbiata (or "angry" in Italian) sauce, a classic tomato sauce chock-full of garlic and hot peppers or pepper flakes.

How to Make Sauteed Spinach with Sesame Oil

This sauteed spinach with toasted sesame oil is packed with iron and is a very healthy side dish. Tossed with minced garlic, a bit of soy sauce and this dish is ready to be enjoyed!

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce

There is no "right" method for how to make spaghetti sauce -- everyone has his own favorite recipe. Maybe your grandmother adds in fennel seeds or your mother grates a carrot into the pot or your sister-in-law throws in a pinch of sugar at the end. There are so many variations it's can be hard to choose a recipe to start with.

4th of July Kids Dinner: Patriotic Pasta!

I've been coloring pasta for my girls for awhile now. It just dawned on me that perhaps I should share this easy way to make dinnertime fun with you! My girls had a sleepover last night, and I made pasta with alfredo sauce and garlic bread, which is super simple and always a hit with the kids.

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