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.

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    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
    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.

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    Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce
    Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce. Doug DuCap

    This classic sauce makes for a deeply satisfying dish, rich with the flavors of Italy.

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    Coconut Ginger Mussels with Bacon
    Coconut Ginger Mussels with Bacon. Doug DuCap

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

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    Flounder Rolls With Caponata and Arugula
    Flounder Rolls With Caponata and Arugula. Doug DuCap

    This flounder dish is simply elegant and elegantly simple as well. At its heart is a wonderfully flavorful Southern Italian eggplant appetizer called caponata, coupled with the gentle green bite of arugula leaves. The rolls are steamed over chicken stock, which is then reduced to make the golden, buttery glaze that finishes the dish.

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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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    Shrimp and Mushroom Crescent Puffs
    Shrimp and Mushroom Crescent Puffs. Doug DuCap

    These tasty little shrimp appetizers are very similar to classic puff pastry vol-au-vents, but with less work. That leaves more time to spend with the one you love!