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Healthy Seafood Recipes Roundup #WIAW

Even though you all know that I’m not one for healthy eating resolutions and detoxes, we all also know that I had a great deal of foodie fun during the course of the holiday season. Furthermore, I am in the midst of training for my next marathon (and life in general), but I also only have so much time to prepare meals. But I am a bit tired of the same old same old. Enter: seafood.

Thank you as always to Jenn!

Thank you as always to Jenn!

Thanks to our Sizzlefish delivery, we have been enjoying a decent amount of excellent fish in the Suzlyfe household of late. So I thought that I might round up my favorite healthyย seafood recipes and dishes from the blog over the past year and recently, in case you all were in the same boat! These are great options for fast, healthy, satisfying, and flavorful meals year round, at home or at work (or even on the road). None of the recipes take longer than 15 minutes, and the majority take less than 10.

healthy seafood recipes roundup suzlyfe

New Recipes for you!

mustard caper dill tuna cakes suzlyfe

  • Mustard Caper Dill Tuna Cakes

Mix the following: 1 1/2 TBSP grainy mustard, a little bit of honey mustard, chopped capers, 1/2 TBSP worchestershire sauce, dried dill (I like a lot!), dried parsley, red pepper flake, salt, pepper, and one can or pouch of flaked tuna or salmon. Form into a patty and let sit for a bit. Heat saute pan over medium high heat, when at temp cook patties 2-4 minutes on both sides to develop a crust.

taco ready mahi mahi suzlyfe

  • Taco-Ready Mahi Mahi

Pat fish dry, then dust with salt, pepper, garlic powder, cayenne, cilantro, cumin, and lime zest (if you have it). Either bake at 400 for 10-15 minutes (until firm, but still pinkish on the exterior–it will stay pinker than most fish) or pan saute over medium-high heat, flip after 4-5 minutes, and cover with a lid and reduce to medium heat for another 4-5 minutes.

kale crusted haddock suzlyfe

  • Kale Crusted Haddock

Grind up crispy kale chips (I used Manna Organics Pizza Margerita flavor) and mix with a little salt. Pat Haddock (or other fish) dry, lay fillets into kale crisps and press down gently. Bake at 400 for 10-15 minutes, or until firm.

Oldies but Goodies:

march madness blueberry mustard shrimp pasta suzlyfe

warm kale tuna salad suzlyfe

mustard salmon suzlyfe

Saffron rice, green beans, and the coho and Atlantic salmons done like my easy mustard salmon

Saffron rice, green beans, and the coho and Atlantic salmons done like my easy mustard salmon

potato chip ginger soy crusted salmon

nam sod thai sablefish recipe suzlyfe

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  • Reply Michele

    I’ve been slacking in the fish department, although still doing sardines I haven’t been cooking much fish! Yummy looking recipes ๐Ÿ™‚
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    January 7, 2015 at 5:54 am
  • Reply SeeTinaRun

    Yum. Need that taco ready mahi mahi. Stat. Perfect timing – trying to incorporate more fish into our diet here at the casa. Thank you, m’Love!
    SeeTinaRun recently posted…And the World Didnโ€™t EndMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 6:00 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Oh, you are most welcome, my dear!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:07 am
  • Reply Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie

    Mmmm the mahi mahi looks like perfection! Fun fact: my computer kept trying to correction “mahi mahi” into “magi magi.” Wake up computer!
    Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie recently posted…WIAW: Fueling up for DisneyMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 6:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      My phone keeps making it Mani. but not mani pedi. FAIL

      January 8, 2015 at 10:07 am
  • Reply lindsay Cotter

    OMG! that wasabi crust fish… GENIUS! come make it for me please
    lindsay Cotter recently posted…Grain Free Winter Spice Plantain BitesMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 6:49 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I wish they still made those chips. Luckily I came up with an alternative way to make it! And Gluten free, to boot!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:06 am
  • Reply Mattie @ Comfy & Confident

    You have lots of good eats lately and so much fish. I need to start incorporating fish into my diet more. I never really grew up eating it so it’s not a go-to for me, but I get pretty sick of chicken and ground turkey all the time!
    Mattie @ Comfy & Confident recently posted…Be-YOU-tifulMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 6:50 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Me too. Same story, right here. But it is so nice to have something different!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:06 am
  • Reply Earl-Leigh

    God bless you for recipes that are delicious and fast! While I enjoy my salmon with Mrs. Dash, I need to step mah Omega 3 fatty acids game up!
    Earl-Leigh recently posted…2015 Goals {Health/Fitness & Blogging}My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 7:01 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Yes ma’am. It’ll be great for your training.

      January 8, 2015 at 10:05 am
  • Reply Annmarie

    YES YES YES to all the fish dishes! I want them in my belly RIGHT NOW!
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    January 7, 2015 at 7:04 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      DO IT

      January 8, 2015 at 10:04 am
  • Reply Lisa @ Running Out Of Wine

    I say this all the time but I really need to branch out on my seafood consumption! I definitely prefer eating fish out at restaurants and especially when I go on vacation to areas where they have super fresh fish. These days I just bake a very simple salmon but we do try to incorporate it into our meal plan once a week.
    Lisa @ Running Out Of Wine recently posted…Whole30 Days 1 & 2 (WIAW)My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 7:38 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You know how you were looking for more protein fats? Try Black Cod (sable fish). Atlantic Salmon is a great healthy fat option, and if you want a steakier option, go swordfish.

      January 8, 2015 at 10:04 am
  • Reply Smitha @ Running with SD Mom

    Blueberry Mustard and Shrimp?! I have to try that recipe!!! Ooh thanks for all these!
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    January 7, 2015 at 7:42 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It will blow your mind!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:03 am
  • Reply Ursula

    I’m into any meal that takes less than 15 minutes. Those tuna cakes looks delicious and capers are up there with my all time favourite foods ๐Ÿ™‚
    Ursula recently posted…Quinoa, Kale, Apple & Pumpkin Seed SaladMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 7:59 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OMG I love capers. Capers + Dill + Mustard? I’m in heaven. Less than 15 minutes is a requirement for proteins around here.

      January 8, 2015 at 10:03 am
  • Reply Maureen

    WOW everything looks delicious. I love seafood so I will pin this. Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ˜€
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    January 7, 2015 at 8:14 am
  • Reply Courtney @ Running For Cupcakes

    I always say “Fish are friends, not food” I just can’t make myself eat anything from the ocean and it’s all mental.
    Courtney @ Running For Cupcakes recently posted…New Years in Boston!My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 8:31 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Haha, to each their own. I can respect it!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:01 am
  • Reply cait @pieceofcait

    i need to eat more fish.. esp when the word “taco” is involved, that mahi mahi sounds great! ๐Ÿ™‚
    cait @pieceofcait recently posted…15 New Years Resolutions I plan on doing ๐Ÿ™‚My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 8:42 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Get your taco on, my friend!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:01 am
  • Reply Jen @ Pretty Little Grub

    I don’t eat near enough fish. I never liked it growing up so I’m easing into it. But I think some of these recipes will really help. I never have a clue what to do with fish!

    January 7, 2015 at 8:57 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I wouldn’t touch it growing up, either! But then I had that one transformative experience, and then I started, and now I get into these serious seafood moods when I just crave it. Cook it like chicken–most can take any flavor!

      January 8, 2015 at 10:02 am
  • Reply Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner

    As you know I am a veg but sometimes I will eat some fish (not shellfish) tuna or sea bass usually but I get really grossed out if I have to make it myself. I’d like to work on that bc I know it’s good for me.
    Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner recently posted…[solidcore]-You think your workouts are hard?!My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 9:09 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Approach it like a vegetable–as if you had bought pre-sliced butternut squash. And get a nice, precut fillet of whatever it is. Then just season and bake. YOU CAN DO IT

      January 8, 2015 at 10:00 am
  • Reply Jill

    Well it appears that even I may be able to handle some of these!! The first one – tuna/salmon cakes – look amazing. And guess what, I love Dill seasoning too!! Twinsies! I totally load it on any seafood especially salmon.
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    January 7, 2015 at 9:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OMG and hooooow good is fresh dill?

      January 8, 2015 at 9:59 am
  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    I love me some fish! Admittedly I don’t eat much beyond salmon very often, but I am going to make the effort to. Using kale as a crust? GENIUS!
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    January 7, 2015 at 9:43 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      ::shrug:: it’s what I do ๐Ÿ˜‰

      January 8, 2015 at 9:59 am
  • Reply Suzy

    Potato chip crusted anything sounds good to me! My kind of meal.
    Suzy recently posted…Woozy Wednesday: Birthday EditionMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 10:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      So delicious, and you can do any flavor!

      January 8, 2015 at 9:59 am
  • Reply Shawna

    mmmm fish. taco ready mahi mahi sounds righhhhht up my alley.
    Shawna recently posted…2 Things Tuesday (twosday? hmm mayyyyybe.)My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 10:23 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      We need to live together. It would be easier.

      January 8, 2015 at 9:58 am
  • Reply Sara @ Lake Shore Runner

    I wanna try your mustard salmon…want to make it for me?! ๐Ÿ˜‰
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    January 7, 2015 at 11:24 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      YES. Want to come over for dinner this weekend?

      January 8, 2015 at 9:58 am
  • Reply Heather @Fit n Cookies

    I need to up my game in the fish department, apparently. These look really good! If only I wasn’t picky..
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    January 7, 2015 at 12:11 pm
  • Reply Kay @ Kay Bueno

    Great round up. I definitely need more recipes, since one of my goals this year is to cook once a month. (I know, pathetic!)

    I love fish so much, but I always feel lost cooking it.
    Kay @ Kay Bueno recently posted…WIAW – Resolution StyleMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 12:22 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Check out my post on baking it, and then go for a slightly higher fat fish, like Atlantic Salmon, or Cod. It is harder to “kill.” On the stove, go for tilapia until you are comfortable–it’ll take to any flavors!

      January 8, 2015 at 9:57 am
  • Reply Ange @ Cowgirl Runs

    You are so great at coming up with quick and easy recipes!
    Now I just need to find a Sizzlefish equivalent for Canada :p
    Ange @ Cowgirl Runs recently posted…My Word for 2015My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 12:23 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      But you are in Canada–don’t fish just walk across the street on to your plates up there?

      January 8, 2015 at 9:58 am
      • Reply Ange @ Cowgirl Runs

        Ahahahahaha. Not in my landlocked province, buuuuuut when I lived next to the ocean that surely did happen. There are few things as awesome as going down to a dock, picking your fish and eating it that evening ๐Ÿ™‚

        Oh, and I also take a dog sled to work and live in an igloo ๐Ÿ˜›
        (Right, and I’m also a bit of an asshole)
        Ange @ Cowgirl Runs recently posted…2015: More and LessMy Profile

        January 8, 2015 at 9:59 am
  • Reply meredith @ The Cookie ChRUNicles

    I used to make potato chip chicken. I should bring that recipe back for my son! It’s funny how we can forget the favorites we used to cook.

    January 7, 2015 at 12:56 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I know! I hadn’t made my fish tacos in forever. But it was so good!

      January 8, 2015 at 9:56 am
  • Reply Erin @ Erin's Inside Job

    These all look awesome! Ive been thinking about eating more fish so that I am not stuck with chicken all the time, so Im glad I have a resource for different recipes. Thanks for reading my mind ๐Ÿ™‚
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    January 7, 2015 at 2:33 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Any time. I’ll keep working on it for next week lol

      January 8, 2015 at 9:56 am
  • Reply Farrah

    Soooo…I think I’m gonna be making something with fish in it this weekend when I go back to Lewisburg to visit my best friend + live at the cat shelter. <3
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    January 7, 2015 at 7:15 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I’m sure that the kitties will appreciate it ๐Ÿ˜€

      January 8, 2015 at 9:56 am
  • Reply Jess @hellotofit

    Thanks for all of the great ideas! I don’t eat nearly as much fish as I should…but you have inspired me ๐Ÿ™‚
    Jess @hellotofit recently posted…Ringing in the new yearโ€ฆwith a potluck!My Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 7:29 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      YAY! And you should go to Main Street Market to the fish monger there. And get the cod cioppino at Orzo. Ask for Ken (owner), Melissa (server), or Justin or Adam (chefs) and tell them that Susie sent you!

      January 8, 2015 at 9:55 am
      • Reply Jess @hellotofit

        Thanks for the recommendations!! I’ve never shopped at the fish monger before, but I have been to Orzo. Now I need to go again, and order the cod cioppino ๐Ÿ˜‰ thanks!!
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        January 8, 2015 at 4:55 pm
  • Reply Autumn

    Oh fish tacos, remind me of summer. Oh bah humbug winter, I miss summer, and fish tacos…but mostly summer.
    Autumn recently posted…Eternal Fitness: Itโ€™s a narrow pathMy Profile

    January 7, 2015 at 9:01 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      This was my little slice of summer in the winter.

      January 8, 2015 at 9:54 am
  • Reply

    Oh, so many fantastic seafood recipes Susie! I am a huge lover of seafood and we get so much fish her in Scotland. Yum! Pinning, thank you! ๐Ÿ˜€ recently posted…Barley Flakes and Apple PorridgeMy Profile

    January 8, 2015 at 12:49 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      WOOOOO I would love to see you come up with some amazing fish recipes! I will have to check your blog for inspiration!

      January 8, 2015 at 9:54 am
  • Reply Arman @ thebigmansworld

    So many creative ideas here- Seafood NEEDS to reduce their prices here.
    Arman @ thebigmansworld recently posted…What I Ate Wednesday- Brownies for breakfastMy Profile

    January 8, 2015 at 2:52 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I just can’t believe how expensive seafood is for you. You would think that being surrounded by oceans and things, but I am just ignorant, I guess.

      January 8, 2015 at 9:54 am
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  • Reply Kayla @ Blondes Have More Run

    I’m always looking for new ways to cook my seafood! I will have to keep this post handy!
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    January 8, 2015 at 3:59 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I hope you find them easy and delicious! For me–seafood should just be about having fun and not taking it too seriously.

      January 12, 2015 at 2:46 pm
  • Reply Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    You have some really yummy looking recipes here! We eat a lot of fish, so I have to try these!
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    January 11, 2015 at 8:39 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I want you to do a round up now!

      January 12, 2015 at 2:47 pm

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