Articles Categorized in: Seafood

Miso Soup with Soba Noodles and Clams

Miso Soup with Soba Noodles and Clams

This Japanese inspired miso soup with soba noodles and clams is my lasted culinary successful experiment. Soba noodles infused in a delicate broth with veggies and clams. A true explosion of umami flavor.   I’m beyond proud of how amazing this soup turns out. I discovered soba noodles recently and they are great. You can use them as a gluten-free substitute in case you have any level of gluten intolerance.They have a soft flavor and they work better with delicate...
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Shrimps Quinoa

Shrimps Quinoa

This shrimps quinoa is a healthier version of the classic rice with shrimps. This recipe is perfect for prep meal and it is quite easy to make.   The best part of this shrimp quinoa is that all the flavor comes from the shrimps. I need to use in-shell shrimps because I’m going to make a broth just using the shell. In case you didn’t know, the real flavor of the shrimps is in the shell, especially inside the head....
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Chickpeas and Tuna Salad

Chickpeas and Tuna Salad

This chickpeas and tuna salad are super yummy and so fulfilling that you can take it as lunch by itself.     This is a heavy salad. It’s a combination of eggs, tuna, chickpeas and some mayo (not too much). There is no way you end hungry after eating this plate. It’s perfect to take to your job. The only thing is that you need to take the dressing in a separate container and add it to your salad right...
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Black Rice and Shrimps Salad

Black Rice and Shrimps Salad

A healthy sour and sweet black rice and shrimps salad. An exotic twist to the regular shrimp salad.     Black rice is one of China’s best kept secrets. It used to be consumed by the royal family exclusively and It almost disappeared until it was brought back thanks to its amazing benefits. I’m not trying to be annoying by being the “eat whole grains and vegetables” type of food blogger writer. But yeah, whole grains are here to stay...
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Easy Vegetable Clam Chowder

Easy Vegetable Clam Chowder

Lovely and lighter version of a vegetable clam chowder. This will be one of your favorites night dinners after you try it once.     I love chowders beyond any measure. My shrimp and bacon chowder is one of my favorites soups for a cold winter day — assuming that winter in Lisbon can be counted as winter. But these vegetables and clam chowder is way more light and healthy. I was hesitating about calling it “chowder”. It is loaded...
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Portuguese Tuna Tart

Portuguese Tuna Tart

The easiest tuna tart that will be your savior for the next beach trip. This is a blender tart that will give you a great result every time.       This is a Portuguese recipe that I learnt from my mother in law and that, apparently, is really popular around here. It’s a quite easy concept. A layer of tuna filling encapsulated between two layers of cake-like dough. This tuna tart recipe, besides being super tasty and yummy, has...
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Healthy Baked Whitefish With Vegetables

Healthy Baked Whitefish With Vegetables

This super healthy whitefish with vegetables is an easy recipe for a weeknight dinner. It will take you less than 30 minutes to cook this nutritious meal for your entire family. Lately, I’ve been way more aware of the need of keeping the majority of my foods in the healthy spectrum. I try to follow the 80/20 rule: 80% healthy and 20% junk food and sweets. This way I assure that I’m taking care of my future health but at...
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Shrimp, Corn and Bacon Chowder

Shrimp, Corn and Bacon Chowder

Chunky, rich and satisfying chowder. This is a classic dish that has the power of warming any heart. Here I will tell you the secret for a perfect shrimp, corn and bacon chowder.     I spent a lot —- I mean a lot — of time trying to get a proper chowder. Chowder always intrigued me: a creamy and rich soup that has bite-size chunks of seafood, bacon or vegetables. My first attempt was not a success — the...
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Salmon with Oyster Sauce and Caramelized Onions

Salmon with Oyster Sauce and Caramelized Onions

A fresh salmon fillet glazed in oyster sauce and topped with perfect caramelized onions. This is a perfect weeknight dinner that is packed with a lot of flavors and it takes 20 minutes — or less— to make.     This recipe is a must for me. Cooking salmon never gets old in my house. So I have my own recipes to shake the things a little bit in the kitchen. From salmon tartare to a healthy salmon with kale...
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Portuguese Cod Croquettes

Portuguese Cod Croquettes

Let’s talk about the obsession of Portuguese people for codfish. I’m not talking about an occasional weekly meal with cod, oh no. They have a complete section in the supermarket dedicated to cod. Frozen, salted, fresh, cod croquettes, cod salad, cod shampoo, cod everything (and let’s not mention the smell, really stingy). They love this fish beyond any measure.     Codfish and I .. well not the best relationship that you may think of a girl living in codland...
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