May 10, 2024    

Ginger is great to use in seafood recipes as it provides a tangy flavour.
The popular herb is widely used in Asian and Indian cuisine. It is also widely known for its medicinal benefits as it contains plenty of essential vitamins and nutrients.

This pungent spice which has powerful anti-inflammatory effects can help relieve pain, digestive issues, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy and more.

Try these seafood recipes next time you are looking for a flavourful seafood recipe for the oven or barbecue.

Ginger-Glazed Salmon

What you need:

  • 1/2 kg. salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Combine Dijon mustard, honey, ginger and olive oil in a small bowl. Place salmon fillets in a baking dish and evenly brush with mixture. Bake in a pre-heated oven (350 degrees F) for 15-20 minutes.

Tropical Ginger Shrimp

What you need:

  • 1 1/4 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Skewers

Combine onion, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, ginger, cilantro, sesame oil, paprika, salt and pepper in a blender and puree until smooth. Save a small amount for basting.

Pour the mixture in a large bowl and add shrimp. Coat shrimp with mixture, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. When ready, discard excess marinade and thread shrimp onto skewers.

Cook in a pre-heated grill over medium-high heat for 2 minutes per side or until shrimp is cooked through. Brush with marinade while cooking.

Whether you love ginger or not, you will surely enjoy these satisfying ginger recipes!

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