Frozen scallops and thin white fish fillets are real time-savers for busy weeknights, as they thaw in a flash and take just minutes to cook. If your fennel bulb comes with the green fronds attached, feel free to use them as a pretty garnish on the soup instead of the parsley. You can use any firm white-fleshed fish for this soup – Pacific cod is another great option.
Omega Superstar: The thick, creamy texture is not the only reason this chowder satisfies: It provides 27 grams, or 55%, of your daily value of protein. Although shrimp and scallops aren’t often touted as sources of heart-healthy omega-3 fats, they pack over 4 grams into each serving. You’ll also meet 73% of your daily value of vitamin A, which is important for healthy vision and fending off viral infections.
Our slightly browned scallops nestle on a bed of puréed peas, as satisfying in texture as they are nutritionally robust.
With a vibrant sauce and a bit of flair in its presentation, this dish looks and tastes great for so little effort. Scallops take literally minutes to cook, making them the perfect fast food when you need a touch of elegance in a flash.
Paella is composed of rice, meat and vegetables. In Valencia, where it's said to have originated, paellas are almost always single-protein dishes. Here in America, however, we like to mix fish, chicken and pork. Throw in some vegetables and you have a complete good-for-you one-dish meal.
A great lobster roll has two key ingredients: lots of succulent lobster and a soft, toasted whole-grain bun. Inspired by LA's Lobsta Truck (lobstatruck.com), born out of a New England road trip, we've lightened up the mayo schmear but managed to keep all the classic flavor intact.
A fun spin on the well-known restaurant appetizer, this stir-fry version becomes a rich and hearty dinnertime meal with all the traditional flavor elements: sweet bell pepper, smoky ham, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, salty clams and oregano.