These recipes all feature a sweet touch of sugar, honey, fruit, or maple syrup balanced with grilled seafood's naturally smoky flavors.
Grilled Dogfish on Late-Summer Caponata
For an alternate preparation, Seaver recommends placing the caponata and fillets in a baking dish and baking low and slow at 275° for 20 minutes or until desired degree of doneness.
Maple Grilled SalmonA simple glaze featuring bright citrus notes and sweet maple syrup coats the salmon as it cooks, creating the perfect caramelization. You will relish every delicious bite.
Grilled Seafood with Banana-Lime SalsaThis recipe for Grilled Seafood with Banana-Lime Salsa combines the tropical flavor of bananas with lime to create a sensational zesty salsa.
Mixed Grill Kebabs with Guava BBQ SaucePlace bite-sized fish fillets, shrimp, and assorted vegetables on skewers for easy grilling. Serve with sweet Guava BBQ Sauce to kick up the flavor with fiery spice.
Grilled Halibut and Fresh Mango SalsaWe guarantee that after tasting one bite of this summery dish, you'll want to head right back to the kitchen and make another batch of the tropical salsa. Tangy and fruity with eye-popping color, the mango salsa is fantastic with this halibut, but try it other types of fish too.
Grilled Clams with White Wine-Garlic ButterMeaty cherrystone clams are larger than delicate littlenecks, so they stand up to grilling. And because they take longer to cook, they have plenty of time to soak up all that smoky flavor.
Shrimp Sate with Pineapple SalsaYou might not be able to rustle up a beachside view, tropical breezes, or a friendly waiter with a tray of umbrella-laden cocktails, but this festive shrimp dinner will certainly put you in a vacation mood. To save time, start with cored, sliced pineapple from the produce section.
Spicy Passion Fruit-Glazed ShrimpWith its intoxicating floral aroma, the sweet-tart passion fruit is an intriguing partner for grilled shrimp. When straining the glaze, press with the back of a spoon to make sure you get as much passion fruit flavor as possible.
Halibut & Squash Ribbon Skewers with Pistachio-Mint Salsa VerdeChef and cookbook author Joanne Weir led a culinary tour to the Cinque Terre in Italy. "We went out on the Mediterranean, where we drank prosecco and ate seafood cooked on a tiny grill. I relished the fresh grilled calamari and halibut skewers." These are her ode to the skewers from that day.
Brown Sugar Grilled SalmonWhen grilled, the brown sugar-paprika rub turns slightly crusty and caramelized, giving this dish an irresistible flavor and texture. Even better, this 5-ingredient recipe can be on your dinner table in less than half an hour.
Pan-Grilled Salmon with Pineapple SalsaFish is prominent in the Willett plan since it's a lean protein source. Salmon is particularly good because it contains plenty of heart-healthy fats called omega 3s
Grilled Striped Bass with Chunky Mango-Ginger SauceA firm white fish with delicate flavor, striped bass is delicious with bold seasonings. A mixture of fresh ginger and orange juice acts like a culinary light bulb in the sauce, brightening the musky sweetness of mango. Dress this dish up or down by pairing it with an icy pilsner or a fruity white wine, such as Riesling.
Grilled Salmon with Blackberry-Cabernet CoulisThe kingly Cabernet Sauvignon pairs surprisingly well with mid-summer blackberries, which emphasize the wine's fruity, full-flavored appeal. Spoon this dramatically-hued sauce over a salmon steak for an unforgettable grilled meal.
Maple-Glazed SalmonLiberally coated in chili powder and cumin before going on the grill, these salmon fillets pack a spicy bite. But if you're worried about this dish being too hot, relax–a touch of brown sugar and maple syrup brings the flavors into perfect balance.
Grilled Mahimahi with Peach and Pink Grapefruit RelishCooling, yet sweet and tangy at the same time, this refreshing relish goes down easy with a firm, mild fish like mahimahi. Pair it with a sparkly prosecco and make a pre-dinner toast to your own grill-fabulous self.