9 Healthy and Delicious Seafood Recipes for the Grill

These top-rated seafood recipes combine fresh seafood with simple, healthy preparations. They pair shrimp, salmon, tuna, tilapia, halibut, and other fresh fish with flavorful fruit or vegetable salsas, relishes, and sauces. Quick and easy, they’re the perfect call for summer BBQs.

1. Grilled Halibut Steaks with Corn and Chanterelles

This complete meal features grilled halibut steaks served with a fresh relish of sautéed chanterelle mushrooms, sweet fresh corn, and diced red pepper. Add a little fresh tarragon at the end and top it off with a handful of baby arugula or microgreens. “So delicious,” says JDPFIF. “The fresh tarragon was a delightful treat.”

Grilled Halibut Steaks with Corn and Chanterelle

Photo by Chef John


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2. Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa

Grilled tilapia pairs up with a fresh mango salsa starring jalapenos, red bell peppers, red onions, lime juice, cilantro, and diced mangoes. “This is super-easy,” says Naomi. “Strawberries can be substituted for the mango if you prefer. Both are excellent! Combine leftover salsa with some drained black beans the next day for lunch.”

3. Grilled Salmon Steaks with Savory Blueberry Sauce

Here you’ll pair grilled salmon with a simple blueberry sauce punched up with balsamic vinegar, a touch of honey, and orange juice. “Amazing,” raves Cait. “The blueberry sauce was a perfect mix of sweet and sour. Absolutely loved it.”

Grilled Salmon and Blueberry Sauce

Grilled Salmon and Blueberry Sauce | Photo by Meredith


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4. Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa

“Spicy grilled fish are cooled down with a fresh crunchy veggie salsa featuring fresh corn,” says LouiseCol. “Your guests will swim back for seconds!” Samantha adds, “A great light meal with lots of flavor. I didn’t think I would like the corn salsa on it but that really made the entire taco.”

Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa

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5. Acapulco Margarita Grouper

Choose any firm-fleshed fish for this recipe. You’ll pair the grilled fish with a simple, bright-tasting salsa. “This recipe is great,” says TerryB. “The sauce, the salsa, and the fish. Great with rice, too.” Enjoy with a little grilled corn and margaritas!

Acapulco Margarita Grouper

Photo by DIZ

6. Citrus Swordfish With Citrus Salsa

The citrus salsa stars fresh oranges, pineapple, and mango along with minced jalapeno peppers, red bell peppers, and cilantro. “A summer stunner,” says MOMARAMA. “Easy and elegant and most important…delicious.”

 Citrus Swordfish With Citrus Salsa

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7. Grilled Salmon with Avocado Dip

Grilled salmon and avocado are a brilliant match. To make this healthy meal, you’ll simply mash the avocado with garlic, Greek yogurt, and a squeeze of lemon. “The best salmon recipe ever,” raves FASTFINAL137. “It combines two of my favorite foods, salmon and a guacamole-like dip. I can get this on the dinner table in no-time flat.”

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Dip

Photo by Dianne

8. Chef John’s Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

“Get the extra-large shrimp so they can grill longer and get maximum caramelization,” says Chef John. “This grilled garlic and fresh herb shrimp recipe is very easy. Amazingly delicious.”

Chef John's Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

Photo by Chef John


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9. Grilled Tuna with Fresh Horseradish

This recipe is so quick and easy, and the versatile and intensely flavorful horseradish sauce (which combines soy sauce, rice vinegar, and fresh horseradish) is also delicious with swordfish, salmon, mahi mahi. If you can’t track down fresh horseradish, try it with wasabi paste. “I used wasabi paste in place of horseradish,” says Harry. “Outstanding!”


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