When it comes to salad, it can be as good as you choose to make it. If you just throw two or three greens together in a bowl, you likely won’t be satisfied with the final result! The more you spice up your salad, the better it will be in the end. If you’re looking for a more unorthodox way to mix things up, why not try putting seafood in your salad? Believe it or not, there are a lot of seafoods that salad works great with; we give some great examples below!
If you’re looking for a seafood ingredient that you can make in a short window of time, shrimp may be one of your best options! You can prepare and serve shrimp in as little as five minutes, making it a fantastic option if you’re on the go or have a short time frame to eat. It’s also one of the healthiest options, as it contains almost half of the recommended daily serving of selenium!
Tuna is another fantastic option for those looking to make a quick meal. It’s also one of the healthiest options that you can find; it’s one of the best sources of vitamin D of any seafood. It’s mayo-like kick makes it a perfect, light option when combined with a few leafy greens. It’s a great choice for a light dish, but maybe something you want to avoid if you’re using it for a full meal.
If you’re looking to make a full meal and have a little more prep time on your hands, crab can be a fantastic addition to your next salad! Crab meat brings out the best flavors that shellfish can offer, adding an inviting kick to salad recipes. A lot of popular crab salad recipes use mayonnaise as a dressing to complement it’s flavor, but it’s up to you which dressing you’d like best.
Lobster and crab boast a lot of similarities in terms of how they are used in salad. Like crab, lobster meat is some of the most sought after seafood in the world and brings the best flavors that shellfish have to offer. It’s a bit harder to find and more expensive, but a wonderful way to treat yourself after a long week. You can mix in mayonnaise here, too!
Seafood at Mare Oyster Bar
If you’re looking to expand your seafood palette, there’s no better place to do so than at Mare Oyster Bar! We boast the freshest seafood that Boston has to offer, with a variety of different dishes, Italian staples and an oyster bar to satisfy your wildest cravings. To experience all the wonderful things that seafood has to offer, click here to make a reservation with us!