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Christmas is round the corner and people are making plans to celebrate the day their own way. Some people like hanging out with their pals whereas family men and women love to celebrate the occasion with the members of their family. Lots of people visit restaurants or cook their favourite food in their own kitchen.

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Having good food on the occasion of Christmas is a tradition throughout the world. In many countries, Christmas dinner consists of seafood dishes, wholly or partially. Some households prepare many different varieties of seafood dishes on this occasion.

On the Christmas, family and friends drop by to enjoy together the delicious meal, after taking part in church services. A huge gathering of family and friends imposes a tough task of preparing a seafood menu. Advance preparation or large quantity cooking of seafood is ideal to avoid such circumstances occur. It is recommended to plan a menu in advance to avoid the hassle of last minute cooking.

You can ensemble various seafood dishes with your Christmas Day dinner menu. Here are the dishes that you can serve to your guests on the Christmas Eve/ Day.

• Go with an easy appetiser to begin the meal. Prepare the shrimp cocktail well in advance to allow it to chill down. You can also prepare and bake the shrimp puffs when your guests arrive. lobster-salad-ck-643356-l

• Always serve the cold appetiser with a soup dish, which can be prepared in advance and reheated at the time of serving.

• A seafood salad is prominent on the Christmas Eve/ Day dinner menu. You can lighten up the lengthy menu with a refreshing crab salad, a perfect dish on the special occasions. Moreover, it is quite easy to multiply this dish.

• Many households prefer to go with a pasta course, following the soup. Serving a crowd the pasta dish is tricky, if you are not going with a baked dish that can be prepared in advance and baked at the time of dinner.

Furthermore, many people like to go with lobster, shrimp and other seafood dishes on the occasion of Christmas. So, if you have called on your friends and family over the Christmas dinner, serving seafood dishes can be an ultimate fun.

You can also order lots of seafood dinner on the online food stores, where you may also get gift vouchers and discount coupons.

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Seafood is one of the most loved delicacies in the world. Foodies all over the world love tasting oceanic delights like lobsters, various types of fish, crabs, squid, oysters, mussels, clams, prawns, shrimp and many more. We all think that seafood cooked to perfection is only available in restaurants but in reality, if you have the knack, you can whip up brilliant dishes in your own kitchen.

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If you are hosting a dinner party and almost all your friends are seafood lovers, you should serve at least one seafoodappetizer and one seafood entrée. For an appetizer, you can make Mock Lobster Roll. For this dish you need, Cooked and chopped lobster knuckle meat, Brioche circles, Butter, Cayenne, Mayonnaise, Dried oregano, Celery salt, lemon zest and Black pepper. First you need to mix the oregano, part of the mayonnaise, celery salt with the lobster knuckle meat. Then you need to take out Brioche circles and toast them in butter till they are golden brown. After this, you need to make a spicy mayo sauce with the remaining mayo and cayenne. On one side of the Brioche rounds you need to spread the spicy mayo and lobster mix. Sprinkle lemon zest, oregano and black pepper on top before serving.

lobster-pasta-150x99For the main course you can make, Fresh Maine Lobster over Angel Hair Pasta. To make this you require, the cooked meat of lobsters, Quality olive oil, Angel hair pasta, White wine, Butter, Garlic cloves, Freshly ground pepper and kosher salt, Organic chicken broth, Grated lemon zest and lemon juice, Chopped fresh arugula or baby spinach, Shredded Romano or Parmesan cheese. First you need to sauté the garlic in butter and oil. Then, add wine, salt and pepper and reduce the liquid. Then, cook the angel hair pasta. To the wine mixture add some pasta water and chicken broth. Add the lobster meat, greens, lemon juice and zest. Combine the pasta and the wine sauce and toss. Sprinkle cheese and serve.

However, if you don’t have time to cook any of the above mentioned dishes, you can make an easy seafood dinnercrab-slider with Fresh Maine Crab Sliders. For this dish you will require, Slider Rolls, Picked Maine Crab Meat, Slices of Bacon cooked & halved, Roma Tomato, Ripe Avocado, Heavy Cream, Limes and Butter. First, crisp the bacon. Then, boil the heavy cream and add lime juice. Toast the slider rolls till golden brown. Cut tomato and avocado and assemble the slider with avocado, crabmeat, cream sauce and tomato. Serve this dish to your guests, they will love it. This dish is easy and quick to make.

Your guests will love it if you served them seafood at a dinner party as seafood dishes tend to brighten up even the dullest menu.

Seafood recipes are a little different than your usual recipes. If you love seafood, you will undoubtedly want to know about some easy to cook recipes. Seafood has created a great sensation among foodies all through these years. The number of seafood items goes beyond count. Although you would like to try out some different and diverse recipes, you would always love to master some recipes that take no time to cook at all.

There are many easy seafood recipes, let us take a look at the one that is a major hit among seafood lovers:

Fired Scallop Roll with Dilly Fraice Sauce

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INGREDIENTS

  • “Dilly Fraiche” Sauce
  • Scallops, Fried 10-12 ea
  • Dilly Fraiche Sauce 1 cup
  • Lemon, wedges 1 ea
  • Hot dog rolls, toasted 2 ea
  • Iceberg Lettuce, leaves separated 4 pieces
  • Scallops, cleaned 10-12 ea
  • Creme fraiche ¾ cup
  • Dill, minced or rough chopped
  • Lemon Juice ½ Tbsp
  • Cucumber, small dice 2 Tbsp
  • Salt & Sugar
  • Flour 1 cup
  • Egg, beaten 3 ea
  • Water 1/3 cup
  • Bread crumbs, ultra fine 1 cup
  • Paprika 1 tsp
  • Garlic Powder 2 tsp
  • Vegtable Oil 1-2 qts based on pot size
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METHOD

Preparing the Dilly Fraiche Sauce:-

1. Chop the cucumber and mix it with a hefty pinch of salt and sugar in a small bowl and let sit for 15 minutes.

2. Next, creme fraiche, dill, lemon juice until fully combined. Put the cucumber into the mix.

Frying of Scallops:-

1. In a medium sauce pot you need to heat oil over high heat. Next, Set up three bowls or trays. In the first one add flour, paprika, and garlic powder and mix. Add the eggs and water in the second and whisk together. In the third you can add your bread crumbs.

4. Next, toss the scallops in the flour mixture and coat them evenly and then toss them in the egg mixture. Then put them in the bread mixture and put them to frying till they are brown.

The final touch:

2. Now it is time to toast your bun and spread the dilly fraiche sauce over it. Ensure that there are a good amount of cucumber pieces in each roll.

3. You can add a piece or two of lettuce to the inside of the roll.

4. Finally add in your fried scallops, 4-5 per roll and serve hot.

This was a highly delicious seafood recipe that will cook in the quickest possible time. For more jaw dropping easy seafood recipes, click here.