Tue. Jan 19th, 2021

Creamy seafood marinara recipe

A delicious winter warmer like no other – this quick and easy creamy seafood marinara recipe is sure to please!

creamy seafood marinara recipe - Creamy seafood marinara recipe

After nine weeks in lockdown, working on a equestrian farm, my eldest daughter came home last night. When I asked her what she would like for dinner, she said ”seafood marinara” – to the rest of the families delight.

Seafood marinara is simply a dish of mixed seafood cooked in sauce and served with rice or pasta.

The only challenge with this dish is keeping everybody away from the stove whilst cooking. This dish will become a family favourite.

Seafood Marinara Recipe

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Recipe by Melissa JacobsCourse: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

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  •  1 sliced onion

  • 2 crushed garlic cloves

  • 400 grams mussels (in the shell)

  • 400 grams calamari strips

  • 400 large large shrimp

  • 2 tablespoons fish spice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper

  • juice of a lemon

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 125 ml cream

  • 100 ml white wine (optional)

  • 30 ml butter


  • In a large sauce pan, fry the onion and garlic in the butter. 
  • Add the mussels, prawn and calamari strips.
  • Spice with fish spice, salt and pepper. 
  • Add the wine, lemon juice and honey.
  • Let it simmer for 15 minutes. 
  • Add the cream, stir it gently for five minutes.
  • Serve on a bed of your favorite rice, garnish with fresh parsley or coriander.

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