Mother’s Day is a chance to show your mom how much you love and appreciate her. While flowers and chocolates are always appreciated, why not make this Mother’s Day extra special by preparing a delicious seafood dinner for her? Not only is seafood a healthy and flavorful choice, but it is also a great way to impress your mom with your culinary skills.
Here are some seafood recipes that are sure to make your Mother’s Day dinner a memorable one:
If your mom loves seafood, crab cakes are a great option. This Maryland classic is made with lump crab meat mixed with breadcrumbs and spices, formed into patties, and pan-fried until crispy. You can serve them with a side of coleslaw or roasted vegetables to make a complete meal.
If you want to go all out for your mom, consider making lobster tail. This luxurious dish is easy to make, but it will make her feel like she’s dining at a fancy restaurant. Simply brush the lobster tail with butter, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and broil for a few minutes until the meat is cooked through.
Shrimp scampi is a classic Italian dish that is easy to make but tastes like it took hours. Simply sauté shrimp in garlic butter and white wine, and serve it over linguine pasta. Your mom will appreciate the simple but elegant flavors of this dish.
Grilled salmon is a healthy and delicious option that is easy to make. Simply brush the salmon with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and grill it until it is cooked through. You can serve it with a side of grilled vegetables or a salad to make a complete meal.
If your mom loves soup, clam chowder is a great option. This creamy and comforting soup is made with clams, potatoes, bacon, and cream. You can serve it with a crusty bread or crackers for a filling and satisfying meal.
Seared scallops are a restaurant favorite, but they are also easy to make at home. Simply sear the scallops in a hot pan until they are golden brown and crispy on the outside, and serve them with a side of roasted vegetables or risotto.
If your mom loves Mexican food, fish tacos are a great option. Simply grill or pan-fry fish and serve it in a soft tortilla with avocado, salsa, and lime wedges. You can also serve it with a side of rice and beans to make a complete meal.
Whether your mom loves crab cakes, lobster tail, or fish tacos, you can find a recipe that will make her feel special and loved. But first, you’ll need the ingredients to get started. Look through our website here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. to find the highest quality Maine seafood for your Mother’s Day dinner.