Romantic Seafood Dinner: 7 Recipes for Valentine's Day

Spoil Your Sweetheart with One of These Special Recipes

In addition to candy, flowers, and cards, Valentine's Day offers the opportunity to show your affection with a special meal prepared for your significant other. These sumptuous romantic seafood dinner recipe ideas are sure to stir your sweetheart's appetite.

  • 01 of 08
    Risotto with lobster
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    This creamy lobster risotto made with saffron, shallots, white wine, and chunks of tender lobster meat is a savory and truly impressive dish.

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    Seared Scallops & Shrimp with Balsamic Strawberries
    Doug DuCap

    Looking for something sweet for your sweetie? This elegant scallop and shrimp dish, drizzled with a sweet, strawberry-flavored balsamic glaze, tastes divine and is perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

  • 03 of 08
    Tilapia Piccata
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    This classic sauce makes for a deeply satisfying dish, rich with the flavors of Italy.

  • 04 of 08
    Mussels
    Darlene Schmidt

    Fresh mussels cooked in a fragrant, Thai-inspired sauce with the added bonus of red chili is a sensual delight.

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  • 05 of 08
    Florentine stuffed flounder
    Diana Rattray

    This flounder dish is simply elegant and elegantly simple as well. At its heart, it is a wonderfully flavorful Southern seafood main that is coupled with sautéed spinach and a creamy white wine sauce that is absolutely decadent. Serve over mashed potatoes and with a side salad to make this meal complete.

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    Moroccan Spicy Shrimp
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    A wonderfully aromatic dish, featuring juicy shrimp coated in exotic spices, this Moroccan meal will kick your night up a notch.

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    Creamy Shrimp Newburg
    Diana Rattray

    Make this delectable twist on the classic dish, Lobster Newburg, for Valentine's Day this year. Instead of lobster, use shrimp. Complete the dish by serving it over rice, puff pastry shells, or on toast points. Just add a salad or steamed vegetables for a fabulous meal that your sweetheart will be talking about for months!

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    Bacon-wrapped scallops
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    This combination of scallops and bacon is a snap to prepare, and the presentation is impressive.

    Just wrap partially cooked bacon around a scallop, season, and then broil for a few minutes. You'll have a tasty, elegant appetizer you and your loved one will enjoy!