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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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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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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Here's a recipe for a special occasion meal that looks fancy and tastes amazing—but doesn't take very long at all to prepare. A simple but unusual glaze and an exciting sauce really help to make the most of salmon's beautiful color and rich flavor. Your Valentine's Day date will think you spent hours slaving over meal prep!
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This classic sauce makes for a deeply satisfying dish, rich with the flavors of Italy.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Fresh mussels cooked in a fragrant, Thai-inspired sauce with the added bonus of savory bacon is a sensual delight.
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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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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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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!