Salmon Wellington, Garlic Roasted Shrimp, Grain Encrusted Salmon, Smoked Paprika Salmon, Crab and Shrimp Pasta

5 Seafood Recipes to Substitute for your Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means that recipe planning and preparation is upon us!

While the classic Thanksgiving meal usually entails a turkey centerpiece, there are many other options sure to please the table this holiday. Aqua Star is happy to share some Thanksgiving meal inspiration with a seafood twist. Try something new this year with one of these tasty, healthy, and wholesome dishes.


1. Salmon Wellington:

This salmon wellington is a twist on the British classic. The combination of the traditional puff pastry shell stuffed with savory mushroom duxelles and asparagus over sauteed carrots layer perfectly with Aqua Star’s Pre-Portioned Pacific Salmon Fillet. Topping this off with a refreshing crème fraiche watercress sauce, the most succulent and tasteful salmon wellington is born.

Salmon Wellington


2. Shrimp with Roasted Tomatoes & Garlic

A satisfying and hearty meal arrives in the form of this rich and vibrant recipe. Using Aqua Star’s sustainably sourced shrimp, ripened cherry tomatoes, garlic, and a touch of spice in the form of red pepper flakes, this eye-appealing and hunger satisfying recipe comes to life.

Shrimp with Roasted Tomatoes & Garlic


3. Smoked Paprika and Herb Butter Baked Salmon:

If you’re looking for a main course that calls for less time in the kitchen and more time to enjoy, look no further. This Smoked Paprika and Herb Butter Baked Salmon recipe encompasses the fresh and delicate taste of Aqua Star’s Pre-Portioned Pacific Salmon Fillet with the gentle smokiness of a paprika and butter spread. Keep things simple this Thanksgiving while not skipping out on refreshing flavors and full stomachs.

Smoked Paprika and Herb Butter Baked Salmon


4. Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Pasta Shells

A fantastic sharing meal that can fulfill any crowd’s needs, this elegant and cozy pasta dish provides you with cheesy goodness and just the right touches of crab and shrimp. This baked delicacy is held together by a creamy sauce and tender noodles full of Aqua Star’s sweet Blue Swimming Crab and tender shrimp.

Crab & Shrimp Stuffed Pasta Shells


5. Harvest Grain Encrusted Salmon:

This Harvest Grain Encrusted Salmon recipe brings forth nothing but fall flavors and feelings. Coating a whole roasted Aqua Star Pre-Portioned Pacific Salmon Fillet with a crunchy mustard, breadcrumb, pumpkin seed, and pine nut topping can only be described as the epitome of Thanksgiving inspired. The additional pomegranate reduction drizzled along the top and laid upon a bed of roasted vegetables make for the most beautiful and drool-worthy main course.

Harvest Grain Encrusted Salmon

We wish everyone a wonderful Holiday season! Let us know if you try any of these recipes by leaving a review or sharing with us via our Social Media channels.

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