Category Archives: Seafood

Spicy Shrimp Penne Pasta



  • 28 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails off
  • 12 ounces whole wheat penne pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt, to taste

Combine tomato sauce, italian seasoning, garlic, olive oil and crushed red pepper and simmer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook pasta in salted water and drain. Cook shrimp in a little olive oil in the same pot that the pasta was in for about 3 minutes. Slowly add sauce and cook for 5 minutes. Put pasta back in and stir to coat the pasta with the sauce. Add parsley and salt.


Crab Crescent Squares

Another easy recipe using crescent rolls. ūüôā
Cran Crescent Squares
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury¬ģ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 8 oz real crab meat, cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Garlic and Herb seasoning (I really just sprinkled it on without measuring)
  • 1¬†1/2cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1teaspoon parsley flakes
Heat oven to 375¬įF.
Unroll dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press to form 12×8-inch rectangle; firmly press perforations to seal.
Top dough with crab meat and remaining ingredients in order listed.
Bake for 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cut into squares.
Modified from: Pillsbury

Thai Shrimp and Cabbage Stir Fry




  1. Heat 3 tsp of oil in a skillet or a stir fry pan.
  2. Add cabbage and stir fry cabbage for about 2 minutes or until tender.
  3. Remove cabbage and keep warmed; sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. In the same pan, add 3 tsp of oil and stir fry onions and garlic until tender.
  5. Add the shrimp, water and soy sauce; cook until shrimp turns pink.
  6. Sprinkle with cilantro and red pepper flakes, stir.
  7. Serve shrimp mixture over cabbage.


Lime Marinated Broiled Salmon


Another salmon recipe! ūüôā This was really good with wild rice pilaf.

Lime Marinated Broiled Salmon


  • 1/3¬† cup¬† low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4¬† cup¬† fresh lime juice
  • 1¬† teaspoon¬† minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2¬† teaspoon¬† chopped fresh thyme
  • 2¬† garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4¬† (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 4¬† lime wedges


Place first 5 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Pour into a large zip-top plastic bag. Add salmon, and seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.

Preheat broiler.

Remove salmon from bag, discarding marinade. Place salmon on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 8 minutes. Turn, and broil an additional 4 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with lime wedges.

From: Cooking Light

Asian Zing Salmon



I haven’t made this sauce in a while and today I decided to¬†put it on¬†salmon.¬†It never gets old.¬†

Asian Zing Salmon


1/2 cup sweet chili sauce

1/8 cup low sodium soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon crushed ginger

1 garlic clove, minced

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 large salmon filet


Preheat broiler. Combine first five ingredients and mix well.  Brush half of the sauce over salmon and let it sit for about 10 minutes. Broil fish for 5 minutes.  Brush with remaining sauce. Continue broiling until desired doneness. Cut into desired portions.

Broiled Salmon with Lime and Cilantro


1/2 c Cilantro leaves, finely chopped
1 Garlic clove, lg, fine chopped
2 tb Lime juice
1 tb Olive oil
1/2 ts Salt
4 Salmon steaks, 3/4″ thick

Combine cilantro, garlic, lime juice, oil and salt in bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons. Pour remainder over fish on plate. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes.

Spray broiler rack with nonstick cooking spray. Place salmon on rack. Brush with 1 tablespoons marinade.

Broil 6″ from heat for 3-4 minutes. Turn steaks over. Brush with remaining tablespoon marinade. Broil 3 more minutes or until cooked through.

From: Epicurean