Try Different Seafood Dishes This Christmas Eve!
Not everyone enjoys meat during holiday festivities. Whether it’s dietary restrictions or personal preferences, some of your guests this holiday season will be opting out of eating the traditional turkey or roast dinner. Seafood is a healthy alternative to red meat. Cater to all of your guests this season by offering some delicious seafood dishes.
Here are some seafood dishes that you can add to your holiday table this year!
Clam dishes are popular amongst people who celebrate Christmas all over the world. Linguine with white clam sauce is a classic dish and simple to prepare by combining fresh clams and linguine in an aromatic white wine broth. You can choose littleneck clams, top neck clams, or whichever size you prefer.
Shrimp is a quick, tasty, and easy-to-prepare appetizer for guests attending your Christmas party. Baked stuffed shrimp is a popular dish that consists of toasted stuffing with garlic, mushrooms, fresh chives, and parsley with tender, juicy shrimp.
Salmon is a flavorful, meaty fish that everyone enjoys. It’s growing popularity can be contributed the many health benefits associated with eating this nutrient rich fish. A fillet of salmon with all of the trimmings can make a beautiful centerpiece for your Christmas dinner table. To add a subtle holiday flavor, try steaming your salmon with herbs and wine. It can also be served cold, as a spread with crackers, with mayonnaise and herbs.
Every family has their own holiday traditions. Try making lobster apart of your new holiday traditions! You can purchase fully cooked, whole lobsters from the market, or frozen, which is easy to thaw and boil. Lobster with lemon and chive butter is a decidant holiday meal. You can serve this delectable feast with baked or boiled potatoes, steamed green beans, and a bottle of chilled chardonnay.
Mussels make a tasty appetizer to serve for casual gatherings. You can also prepare Campania-style mussels that are flavored with tomatoes, capers, lemon juice and lemon zest which is the backbone of this traditional dish. Also, you can put on a flavor with tomato sauce and sausage or ginger and lemongrass.
Oysters are always a great celebration food. Oyster stew is one of the most traditional seafood dishes that is enjoyed by everyone on Christmas Eve. You can add flavor with melted butter, chopped onions, and herbs. It’s the best of the year to enjoy the rich flavors of the oysters stew!
Enjoy your holiday with a Christmas crab ball and a bottle of white wine with your friends and relatives! Crab is a festive, comfort food to include at your Christmas party. You can add flavor and make it delicious with some cream cheese, onion, and lemon mixture rolled into a round ball, topped with sauce and sprinkled with fresh crab meat. It makes a beautiful display is so delicious that your guests will ask you to serve it every Christmas!
Stop by The Clam Box seafood restaurant and enjoy your favorite seafood this Christmas Eve!