Some Like it Hot! Heat Up Your Summer with These Spicy Seafood Favorites

Glad August, Seafoodies!

When it’s 100 levels within the shade, we’ve acquired some unconventional recommendation: Flip up the warmth! Yep, for some folks, consuming spicy meals can set off a sweat, which has a cooling impact. In the event you’re attempting to remain cool this summer season, take a look at our August Meal Plan! In honor of the yr’s steamiest month, we’ve gathered our fave spice-centric seafood recipes, spanning all ranges of the Scoville scale. Whether or not you’re jonesing for a smoky, chipotle-charged dish or craving a milder, chili-kissed meal, you’ll discover the proper approach to hearth up your summer season. So, apron-up, and pour your self a chilly drink. It’s time to get your spice on!

Spicy summer season days start with hearty seafood breakfast bowls that gained’t weigh you down. Our smoked salmon creation is loaded with turmeric-roasted candy potato, eggs and quinoa — plus a shot of warmth for a mildly fiery end.

The blistering-hot afternoon requires a dish that comes along with a minimal of fuss – like some smokin’ tilapia toasts that get their kick from a home made spice rub and japaleño-laced fruit salsa. Or a crispy tuna roll with spicy mayo. Attempt our fish tacos flavored with earthy cumin. And we love to interrupt out the air fryer — a hot-weather favourite, because it retains the kitchen cool — and very quickly, you’ll be having fun with some crispy calamari or coconut shrimp, every with a chili-infused dip.

For dinner, we’ve an ideal recipe that hits the candy spot: Spicy sheet-pan salmon, with a deceptively easy honey-sriracha glaze. A bonus is that this dish is table-ready in 20 minutes. In case you are craving one thing slightly extra unique, dive into Caribbean shrimp with tropical fruit. Because of the jerk seasoning, lush mango and kiwi and a smattering of flaked coconut, it’s a sassy, tangy and tropical deal with!These dishes are simple to customise, so you possibly can dial the warmth up or all the way down to your liking. And along with cooling you off, these fabulously spicy meals make it a cinch to get the 2 to 3 servings of seafood per week really helpful by the Dietary Tips for People. We expect that’s fairly scorching (or completely chill, relying in your standpoint). So, convey on the warmth, and let’s get cooking!



Grilled Cod Tacos

Grilled Cod and Avocado Tacos 

Grilled avocado — who’d have thunk it? Cumin and chili powder warmth up these charred cod-and-avo tacos, served with a tangle of broccoli-jalapeño slaw for additional chew.


Sheet Pan Crab Nachos 

Inexperienced chilis and scorching sauce give these quick-bake nachos loads of zip whereas candy crab, shredded cheddar and avocado lend creaminess and unbelievable depth of taste.

Crostini with Blackened Tilapia and Watermelon Salsa 

On the most well liked day of the yr, you’re nonetheless made within the shade once you serve these refreshing crostini! Spice-rubbed tilapia, chunks of watermelon and diced jalapeño mix for the epitome sweet-heat collaboration.

Crab Empanadas Mango Salsa

Crab Empanadas with Mango Salsa 

Cumin provides a heat to the crab with out overwhelming it. High these serrano-infused empanadas with a recent, brilliant salsa for a warm-weather fiesta!


Spicy Sheet-Pan Salmon 

Juicy salmon will get a tangy jolt of warmth from one among our pantry favorites, sriracha. When you do this recipe, you’ll make sure you add it to your common rotation — it’s so easy, you’ll always remember it!

Tilapia with Mango Salsa 

Mild and low-carb, this picture-perfect tilapia is evenly spiced, and the spectacular salsa packs a punch!


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