Seafood

black squid pasta with green olives and shrimp

Shrimp and Green Olive Pasta

Green olives and shrimp pair so well together. The pink seafood and briny green fruit have beautiful color contrast, and the acidity in green olives brings out the shrimp’s gentle flavors. Furthermore, the textures of the two ingredients are more alike than they seem, especially when quickly sauteed. This recipe […]

scallop puttanesca

Scallop Pasta Puttanesca

Known for its briny, compulsively edible flavor, caper and olive spiked puttanesca calls out for a seafood topper. And seared scallops are it! Cut into bite-sized pieces, these crisp yet smooth pieces of seafood cut some of the spice in this chili-laced sauce, and they’re just right as a complement […]

lobster salad with fennel and orange

Fennel-Orange Salad with Lobster Tail

Lobster is often equated with special occasions, but what if you infused a little lobster into your every day? This poached lobster tail salad is quick to make and even quicker to eat, and can make your sad desk lunch a little more elegant in less time than it takes […]

scallops spinach beans and bacon in a skillet

Scallops with Spinach, White Beans, and Bacon

Scallops always have a special-occasion feeling, even in the simplest preparations. Pair them with bacon and they start to feel downright luxurious. This dish has that vibe, but it’s also a one-pan situation with a very simple technique at its core.   Searing the scallops on one side, then adding […]

glazed salmon and homemade cucumber pickles

Gochujang-Glazed Salmon with Quick Pickled Cucumbers

Here’s a simple and full-flavored dish (mildly spicy, sweet, and savory all at once) for a weeknight dinner that takes under 30 minutes, start to finish.   Put on some rice, and while it’s cooking and resting, you can quick-pickle some cukes, whisk together a glaze, and broil the fish. […]

easy baked scallops

Basic Baked Scallops

One of our favorite ways to cook scallops is to sear them over high heat in a heavy skillet on the stovetop. They get nice and browned and stay tender inside. But if you’re making a meal that requires the stove and you want a good hands-off scallop recipe, this […]

shrimp and bean tostada

Shrimp and Black Bean Tostadas

Tostadas are like an open-faced taco; crunchy, messy, and topped with whatever layers of flavor you like. For this recipe, we toss shrimp with cumin and lime and cook them quickly in a skillet.     Crisp cabbage laced with more lime juice lime, black beans with salsa verde, and […]

garlic sriracha shrimp

Garlic Sriracha Shrimp with Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Here’s a refreshing salad full of bold flavors: Garlic-Sriracha grilled wild Gulf shrimp are set off by fresh herbs and a bright, tangy dressing.   Despite its long-ish ingredient list, the salad (good for lunch or dinner) is relatively quick to make. The best part? You can tailor the flavors […]

Kale Risotto with Scallops

Some ingredients deserve celebration, no matter what the occasion and scallops certainly fall into that category. This scallop-studded risotto takes a few extra steps but is well worth it for a dinner party or at-home date night, to serve as a main, starter, or side. The recipe can be cut […]

shrimp etouffee

Shrimp Étouffée

A New Orleans favorite, shrimp étouffée is a spicy and creamy stew packed with tender, succulent ButcherBox wild-caught Gulf shrimp. The roux gives the gravy a nutty and rich flavor—as well as the dish’s distinct “peanut butter” color. Traditionally served with white or brown rice, this version is served over […]

salmon with salsa verde

Salmon with Winter Greens Salsa Verde

Cold nights call for cozy dinners, but there are only so many soups and stews you can have in a season before, well, you just want something solid. Switch it up with this salmon recipe, which is simple to make and elegant enough to serve guests or just yourself for […]

sablefish

8 Buttery and Tender Sablefish Recipes

If you love rich salmon, we have another fish that should be on your radar. If you’ve never tried sablefish, its buttery and tender fillets will show you just how much you’ve been missing. Sablefish is also known by the names “black cod” and “butterfish” here in the United States. […]