Gluten-Free Seafood Dishes

If you're a seafood lover in need of a gluten-free dinner idea, then take a look at this collection of satisfying seafood dishes. Recipes that are tagged as “gluten-free” do not include products that normally contain gluten. However, some recipes with the gluten-free tag may call for ingredients such as sauces or mixes that may or may not contain gluten, so be sure to read ingredient labels carefully.

  • Pan-Fried Catfish with Cajun Tartar Sauce
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    Pan-Fried Catfish with Cajun Tartar Sauce

    This fish is extremely flavorful and fiery with a kick of Cajun tartar sauce. Spice up your mundane meal plan and serve this gluten-free dinner on a weeknight. It's so easy to make!
  • Tuna Salad Niçoise
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

    Tuna Salad Niçoise

    This colorful, classic French salad is packed with nutrients, not gluten. The recipe suggests pairing with Goat Cheese Crostini, which you can make substituting a gluten-free baguette for traditional French bread.
  • Halibut with Bacony Corn Saute
    Photo: Justin Walker; Styling: Kaitlyn Du Ross

    Halibut with Bacony Corn Sauté

    Be sure to buy fresh, never-frozen fish, summer corn on the cob and in the husks, and your favorite bacon. Applewood-smoked bacon is more subtle than hickory or mesquite and won't clobber all of the other ingredients. Just a spritz of fresh lime juice brings the flavors into perfect balance.
  • <p>Grilled Shrimp and Summer Vegetables with Buttermilk Dressing</p>
    Photo: Hector Sanchez; Food Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley; Prop Styling: Ginny Branch

    Grilled Shrimp and Summer Vegetables

    Grilled shrimp, okra, and corn pair beautifully with tangy buttermilk dressing and fresh heirloom tomato slices. You could also grill slices of gluten-free bread to serve with the meal.
  • Indian-Spiced Salmon
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    Indian-Spiced Salmon

    If you're a salmon lover, than this fish will exceed your expectations. The best part is, it's easy to prepare and completely gluten-free.
  • Seared Scallops with Farmers' Market Salad
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    Seared Scallops with Farmers' Market Salad

    These seared scallops make the perfect summer evening meal. Light, gluten-free, and simple to make, this seafood dish will please a crowd or just your family.
  • Mango Shrimp Kebabs
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    Mango Shrimp Kebabs

    Grilling out is always fun, especially when you have something as tasty as these kebabs sizzling to perfection. Douse the skewers with your favorite gluten-free fruits and veggies to personalize your shrimp palate.
  • <p>Cedar Plank Salmon with Tomato Salsa</p>
    Photo: Hector Sanchez; Food Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley; Prop Styling: Ginny Branch

    Cedar Plank Salmon with Tomato Salsa

    Planking fish infuses it with great flavor. Here, a combination of grilled and fresh vegetables creates a gorgeous topping for heart-healthy salmon. Serve over a bed of hot cooked quinoa.
  • Pan-Seared Scallops with Bacon and Spinach
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    Pan-Seared Scallops with Bacon and Spinach

    It's hard to resist anything topped with bacon. Throw some spinach over these scallops and now you've got a flavorful, gluten-free, and well-balanced entrée.
  • Citrus-Glazed Shrimp with Cilantro Rice
    Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Citrus-Glazed Shrimp with Cilantro Rice

    Chipotle chile powder adds smoky heat to citrus-glazed shrimp. Cilantro rice and a fresh salad make lovely accompaniments to this flavorful seafood dish.
  • Sole with Tarragon-Butter Sauce
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    Sole with Tarragon-Butter Sauce

    Tarragon-butter sauce is the ultimate mate for a seafood dish. Serving with fresh green beans and rice is a nice compliment to the fish.
  • <p>Sauteed Black Grouper with Peach Relish</p>

    Sautéed Black Grouper with Peach Relish

    Black grouper, a mild white-fleshed fish, comes from the Gulf of Mexico and is a sustainable seafood choice, but not all kinds of grouper are. This particular cut of fish pairs wonderfully with a spicy-sweet peach relish.
  • Shrimp and Herb Salad
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Lindsey Lower

    Shrimp and Herb Salad

    Tender, juicy shrimp add heft to a simple salad of greens, squash, and fresh herbs. For a sustainable choice, purchase U.S. Pacific white shrimp farmed in recirculating systems.
  • Roasted Side of Salmon with Shallot Cream
    Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart  

    Roasted Side of Salmon with Shallot Cream

    This dish is as simple as it gets, and yet it's very impressive for company. Shallots, dill, and lemon are classic flavorings for salmon. Serve this dish with sautéed green beans and a gluten-free grain like rice or quinoa.
  • <p>Roasted Orange-Fennel Striped Bass</p>
    Photo: Justin Walker; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Styling: Kaitlyn du Ross

    Roasted Orange-Fennel Striped Bass

    Roasting the fish whole keeps it tender and succulent. If you can't find striped bass, you can substitute whole white fish or yellowtail snapper, which are both sustainable options.
  • Grilled Halibut with Three-Pepper Relish
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    Grilled Halibut with Three-Pepper Relish

    This flavor-packed relish will turn your plain and ordinary fish into an extraordinary entrée. For a complete meal, pair this dish with steamed green beans tossed with olive oil, salt, and freshly ground black pepper and topped with pine nuts.
  • Greek Shrimp and Asparagus Risotto
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    Greek Shrimp and Asparagus Risotto

    Enjoy the comfort food feel of classic risotto paired with greek shrimp and asparagus. The chopped fresh dill, lemon juice, and crumbled feta cheese make this a mouth-watering and flavorful summer dish.
  • Pan-Roasted Grouper with Provencal Vegetables
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    Pan-Roasted Grouper wtih Provençal Vegetables

    This instantly becomes a flavorful fish when paired with fresh veggies and spices. The gluten-free grouper is a treat for your tastebuds.
  • Cumin-Crusted Sablefish
    Photo: Raymond Hom; Styling: Pamela Duncan Silver

    Cumin-Crusted Sablefish

    It's worth the tiny bit of effort to toast and grind your own cumin seeds--the flavor payoff is huge. That practice, used widely in many cuisines to bring out the aromatic goodness of spices, lends a depth that complements the buttery richness of the fish.
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