If you love seafood, you will not want to miss these deliciously easy seafood recipes. There are recipes for most types of seafood. Each of these gluten-free seafood recipes is naturally gluten free; many are Dairy Free, Whole30, Keto, and Paleo too! A seafood recipe for every diet.

A hand dropping fresh herbs on raw salmon.

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These are the best seafood recipes all in one spot. If you are new to gluten free living, don’t forget to check out my Gluten Free Guide to Living Gluten Free. There are tons of tips and tricks to cooking and dining out gluten free.

Seafood makes a delicious healthy dinner that the whole family will love. Seafood is also perfect for those busy weeknights because it cooks so quickly. These easy seafood recipes are sure to inspire!

Recipes using these kinds of seafood:

  • Salmon
  • Shrimp
  • Cod
  • Tuna
  • Mussels
  • Crab
  • Oysters
  • Tilapia
  • Red Snapper
  • Mahi Mahi
  • And More!
A raw fish filet on a slate tile.

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What are some ways to cook seafood?

There are lots of ways to cook seafood. Each recipe shares easy step-by-step directions to make the recipe. Seafood can be baked, pan-fried, sautéd, deep-fried, grilled, oven-roasted, and poached. 

How long do you cook fish?

Cooking time for seafood depends on the type of seafood and how thick the seafood is cut. I love the cooking time instructions for all types of seafood in this seafood cooking times article.

What is the best seafood for kids?

Most kids like more mild-flavored fish like cod and tilapia. Salmon is also popular and fun to eat.

If you love seafood as much as we do, check out ALL my delicious gluten free seafood recipes on the blog.

The Best Gluten Free Seafood Recipes:

Shrimp

Easy Blackened Shrimp Fajitas
Sandi Gaertner
Step by step easy instructions to make homemade blackened seasoning and then how to use it to make shrimp fajitas.
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Quick and Easy Honey Garlic Shrimp
Sandi Gaertner
A delicious easy honey garlic shrimp recipe that is naturally gluten free. Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.
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A pan filled with honey garlic shrimp, asparagus, and mango salsa.
Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Zucchini Zoodles
Sandi Gaertner
A simple shrimp fra diavolo recipe that is ready in just 15 minutes!
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a fork full of zucchini noodles and a cooked shrimp
Shrimp Scampi
A wonderful garlicky shrimp scampi recipe that even your pickiest eaters will love!
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Shrimp scampi in a pan.
Shrimp and Greens Enchiladas
This Keto shrimp and greens enchilada recipe is healthy and so much fun to make!
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Shrimp enchiladas in a casserole dish.
Thai Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice
If you love Thai flavors, this Thai Pineapple Shrimp dish is going to be one of your favorites! A bonus, this recipe is also dairy free!
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A close up of the shrimp and pineapple fried rice.
Shrimp Ceviche
This easy paleo shrimp ceviche is quick to make for dinner. It is perfect for a light lunch or appetizer.
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Two bowls of shrimp ceviche.

Red Snapper

Red Snapper in Foil Packets
Red snapper never tasted so good. Cook in foil packets for super easy cleanup!
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Cooked red snapper and veggies in foil packets.

Cod

Air Fryer Cod
Sandi Gaertner
A delicious easy air fryer cod recipe that is crisp on the outside and moist on the inside. Kids love this mild white fish recipe!
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a slice of cod on a white plate. The serving dish of cod is in the background
Quick and Easy Miso Glazed Cod
Sandi Gaertner
A quick and easy baked miso glazed cod recipe that the whole family will love.
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Baked glazed cod in a baking dish.
Alaskan Cod Fettuccine Alfredo
Sandi Gaertner
This makes a delicious, creamy gluten free cod fettuccine alfredo. It is a kid-friendly recipe that is ready in just 30 minutes.
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A fork twirling pasta from a plate.
New England Style Fish Chowder
Sandi Gaertner
A simple, creamy lactose free and gluten free New England style fish chowder recipe.
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Lemon Pepper Pan Seared Cod
This pan-seared lemon pepper cod recipe will help you get dinner on the table super fast!
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Pan seared cod on a plate over minted pea puree.
Indian Spiced Black Cod
I love the flavors in this Indian spiced black cod recipe!
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Indian spiced cod on a rectangular platter.

Halibut

Grilled Alaska Halibut with Fresh Pesto
Sandi Gaertner
A delicious grilled whitefish recipe with fresh pesto.
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Pistachio Nut Crusted Halibut with Roasted Red Pepper Salsa
This is a fun recipe for halibut…I love the pistachio nut crust!
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Pistachio Nut Crusted Halibut with Roasted Red Pepper Salsa on a plate with rice.

Mahi Mahi

Foil Packet Grilled Mahi Mahi
Sandi Gaertner
You will love how easy this grilled mahi mahi is to make. Cook it in foil packets in your oven or on the grill.
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Cooked mahi mahi filet with asparagus and potatoes in a foil packet.
Blackened Mahi Mahi
Blackened Mahi Mahi & Homemade Cajun Spice Rub is your favorite fish fillet coated in Cajun spices and pan seared to perfection
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A photo of blackened Mahi Mahi in a cast iron skillet.
Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa
You will love how easy this pan-seared Mahi Mahi is to make. Topped with a fresh pineapple salsa.
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A photo of mahi mahi on a plate topped with pineapple salsa.

Catfish

Gluten Free Air Fryer Catfish
Sandi Gaertner
Everyone will love this crispy delicious gluten free air fryer catfish. I also include stovetop frying directions for those who do not own an air fryer.
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An air fried catfish filet on a plate with french fries.

Salmon

Easy Air Fryer Salmon
Sandi Gaertner
You are going to love this quick and easy honey garlic air fryer salmon recipe! It cooks in just 10 minutes!
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A piece of air fried salmon on a plate with salad.
Grilled Coho Salmon
Sandi Gaertner
If you love salmon, you are going to love this easy foil packet grilled coho salmon recipe. It is quick and easy to make in just 20 minutes and kids love it.
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A slice of cooked salmon with rice on a white plate.
Easy Smoked Salmon Risotto
Sandi Gaertner
An easy one pan smoked salmon risotto recipe that is ready in under 30 minutes.
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Two black plates with gluten free risotto.
Persian Salmon
Wait until you taste the flavors in this salmon and cilantro stew aka Ghalieh Mahi!
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Persian salmon over a bed of rice.
Pesto Crusted Salmon
Another easy foil packet recipe. This salmon baked with pesto and vegetables is perfect for camping.
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Tin foil salmon on a plate with vegetables.
Parmesan Crusted Salmon
You will love this lemon herb parmesan crusted salmon…kids love the parmesan flavors!
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Sliced parmesan crusted salmon on a platter.
Sheet Pan Garlic Salmon
Salmon was made to be cooked on a sheet pan. Simple step by step directions for this easy sheet pan dinner.
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A photo of a serving platter with cooked salmon and asparagus.
Blackened Salmon
You are going to love this blackened salmon salad recipe. Topped with a homemade huckleberry vinaigrette.
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Blackened Salmon on a plate over salad.

Crab

Crab Salad
My kids love crab and it is so easy to taste the crab flavors in this light salad recipe.
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Two bowls of crab salad.
Crab Linguine
Crab linguine is a fabulous quick and easy dinner for those busy weeknights.
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A blue plate filled with crab linguinie

Squid and Octopus

Easy Gluten Free Paella
Sandi Gaertner
This makes a delicious inexpensive gluten free paella recipe in about 30 minutes!
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A large serving pan full of paella on a table.
Red Wine Braised Squid
I didn't know much about squid until I read this fun recipe. Squid is easier to cook than you might think!
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A photo of a bowl of calamari next to ingredients.
Galician Style Octopus
My kids love octopus and this easy Galician Style Octopus recipe will be the next thing I make!
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Galacian octopus on a serving plate.

Tilapia

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Tilapia
Sandi Gaertner
How to wrap and grill bacon wrapped tilapia
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cooked tilapia wrapped in bacon on a baking sheet

Shellfish

Cooked Mussels
If you haven't cooked mussels yet, you will love the easy step by step directions to make this recipe!
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A large white bowl filled with cooked mussels.
Fancy Bouillabaisse
This bouillabaisse is packed full of delicious seafood. Grab some baguettes for dipping!
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A closeup of the bouillabaisse.
Cod and Smoked Oyster Chowder
Sandi Gaertner
Easy creamy roux free seafood chowder recipe.
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a bowl of oyster chowder next to a yellow napkin
Thai Red Fish Curry
Curry flavors shine through in this Thai Red Fish Curry. Make some rice to serve with it.
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The top view of a bowl of Thai red fish curry.
Cioppino
Have you tried cioppino? You will love all of the delicious flavors!
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A photo of a big soup bowl filled with cioppino.
Air Fryer Scallops in a Dill Garlic Butter Sauce
Sandi Gaertner
A mouthwatering quick and easy air fryer scallops in a dill garlic butter sauce.
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A plate of air fried scallops and zoodles with a garlic butter sauce.
Scallops over Butternut Squash Puree
Scallops cooked with butternut squash and snow peas make a great dinner for entertaining.
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Scallops over butternut squash on a grey plate.

Tuna

Tuna Avocado Salad
Sandi Gaertner
An easy tuna salad stuffed avocado recipe.
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Tuna Melt Panini with Grilled Onion and Hatch Chiles
Sandi Gaertner
Easy grilled cheese tuna melt panini full of sweet grilled onion and spicy hatch chiles.
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A tuna panini cut in half. The halves are stacked on a white plate.
Tuna Sushi
Tuna is perfect in sushi…this sushi is made with cauliflower rice to keep it paleo and low carb.
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Chopsticks holding up a piece of spicy tuna sushi.
Tuna Melt
Get ready for the ultimate tuna melt…topped with a fried egg for fun!
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A photo of a tuna melt sandwich.
Vietnamese Tuna Noodle Salad
Sandi Gaertner
Easy Asian tuna noodle salad that uses common pantry ingredients. This salad is perfect in a lunch box!
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A plastic container filled with tuna vermicelli in a lunch box.
Easy Rainbow Swiss Chard Curried Tuna Salad
Sandi Gaertner
Get ready for picnics and pot luck with this delicious curried tuna salad recipe using Swiss Chard stems!
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A bowl full of curried tuna salad.
Tuna Omelette Breakfast Sandwich
Seafood is also fun for breakfast like in this tuna omelette recipe.
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Tuna Omelette on a plate

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22 Comments

  1. Legit speechless, that quick safron, shrimp and asparagus risotto recipe looks unreal! Definitely, I will make it on the weekend for my family.

  2. Crabs, oysters, and shrimps are my favorites. Thanks a lot for these recipes, will surely try one of these. Really nice blog.

  3. We are trying to eat more fish at the moment, and this post is such a great resource of delicious recipes! It will keep me going for ages, Thank you for including my Crab Linguini, Sandi. Pinning and sharing.

  4. So many delicious seafood recipes and so little time. Just pinned to all of our favorite boards so we can try them.

  5. I like how you formatted this roundup. It’s easy to navigate. There are lots of great recipes I’d like to try. I need to fix seafood at home more often.

  6. Shrimp scampi is one of my favorite seafood dishes! I don’t cook with seafood nearly enough.I love that these are naturally gluten free!

  7. WOW- this is a great list, definitely will be saving this to refer to when I am in need of a seafood recipe! Thank you 🙂

  8. What an incredible line up! So much delicious seafood – I can’t wait to work my way through the list although I think I’m going to have to start with the 15 min Shrimp Fra Diavolo – this looks great! Pinning so I can refer back to it easily!