Foodie Fish Recipes for Seafood Week

To celebrate Seafood Week we asked a few of our favourite food bloggers to come up with recipes using prawns, tuna or cod using 5 ingredients or less. Here are their recipes as well as some of our favourites from recipes you submitted.

Simple and Healthy Prawn Recipes

Garlic Butter Prawn Tagliatelle

Total Time

12 mins


  • 300g dried Tagliatelle
  • 50g butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 150g fresh prawns
  • 100g fresh baby spinach


  • Cook the Tagliatelle in a pan of boiling water
  • In a frying pan melt the butter and grate in the garlic cloves.
  • Add the prawns in and cook for a couple of minutes (if the prawns are already cooked just warm them through and if they are raw cook for a little longer until they have turned pink).
  • In the last minute of cooking the Tagliatelle, add the spinach and cook just until it has wilted.
  • Drain the Tagliatelle and spinach and mix with garlic butter prawns.
  • Serve

More Prawn recipe ideas

  • Spanish Omelette with Prawns
    Ingredients: butter, 2 eggs, 100g cooked prawns, 1/4 red pepper, handful of spinach
    • Melt the butter in an omelette pan and add red pepper and cook until softened.
    • Add the spinach and cook until wilted
    • Turn up the heat and add the lightly beaten eggs
    • When the omelette has set enough to flip add the cooked prawns and fold the omelette over in the pan encasing the filling
    • Serve with a salad (Anna)
  • Fish Pie with Prawns
    Ingredients: some cod loin, prawns, packet of white sauce, parsley and potatoes.
    • Cook the fish and prawns and then using a fork separate in chunks.
    • Cook the white sauce and add a generous amount of fresh Parsley. (Can season with salt and pepper too if wanted)
    • Add the fish and prawns to a small lasagne style dish and top with either the potato cooked and mashed, or you can do it as a thin sliced potatoes on top.
    • Cook in the oven (180 degrees) for 25 mins or until the potato has started to go golden. (Lynn)
  • Prawns threaded on a skewer
    Prawns threaded with grape tomatoes, zucchini chunks and onion wedges and then grilled or pan sauteed in olive oil. (Janet)
  • Fiery and Delicious Prawns
    Ingredients: 2tbsp oil, 250g Prawns, 4 tbsp vindaloo curry paste, 2 tins (14 oz) tomatoes, 4 green chillies
    • Just cook the paste for a few minutes
    • Add the chillies and the tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes
    • Finally add the prawns, cook for a further 10 minutes (Jo)
  • Lemony prawn bruschettas
    A quick and healthy lunch - all you need to top your bruschettas is prawns, lemon, garlic, olive oil, crushed garlic cloves and/or red chilli, deseeded and sliced and serve with salad leaves! (Tracy)

Quick and Nutritious Tuna Recipes

Nutritious Tuna Salad

Total Time

5 mins


  • 1 tin of tuna
  • tomatoes
  • mixed salad leaves
  • beetroot
  • half a tin of Butter beans


  • Fill a big bowl with mixed salad leaves
  • Add in a tin of tuna.
  • Add half a tin of butter beans
  • Chop the tomatoes and beetroot and add them into the bowl
  • Toss the salad and garnish. I use, olives, salt, chilli flakes and olive oil.

More Tuna Recipe Ideas:

  • Quick & Easy Tuna Fishcakes
    Ingredients: leftover mashed potatoes, a tin of tuna, lemon juice, chopped spring onions and breadcrumbs.
    • Just mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, then shape into small balls, flatten and dip each side in the breadcrumbs.
    • Fry for about 10 mins, turning halfway through cooking or cook in a medium oven for about 15 mins, or until crisp and golden. (Ellie)
  • Tuna Roll up
    Ingredients: a tin of tuna, salsa, onions, tortillas, and cream cheese.
    • Mix tuna, salsa and onions.
    • Spread cream cheese on tortilla.
    • Top with tuna mix.
    • Roll and devour. (Casey)
  • Tuna and Pesto Pasta
    Ingredients: Pasta, pesto, pine nuts, grilled asparagus and a good chunk of grilled tuna.
  • Cheat's Paella
    Tuna, roasted red peppers, rice, peas and saffron. (Melanie)
  • Tuna Pitta Breads
    Ingredients: a tin of tuna, cucumber, tomatoes, onions and pitta bread
    • Pop a drained tin of tuna into a medium bowl.
    • On a chopping board chop up into tiny cubes cucumber, tomato, onions in equal quantities.
    • Mix the salad together with fresh lemon, salt and pepper.
    • Add to the tuna and toss together.
    • Enjoy on top of some pitta bread. (Nicola)

Tasty and Healthy Cod Recipes

Pan Fried Cod on a Bed of New Potatoes

Total Time

30 mins


  • cod fillet
  • new potatoes
  • plum tomatoes
  • onions
  • parsley


  • Boil the new potatoes
  • Fry plum tomatoes and onions with a little garlic and ginger
  • Pan fry the cod fillet with salt and pepper until the skin is nice and crispy
  • Add the pan fried cod and onion tomato mix to the bed of new potatoes
  • Garnish with parsley.

More Cod Recipe Ideas

  • Cod in Tomato and Thyme (Her daughters favourite)
    Ingredients: 1 onion, 400g can chopped tomato, few sprigs of thyme, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 4 cod fillets
    • Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion, then fry for 5-8 mins until lightly browned.
    • Stir in the tomatoes, sugar, thyme and soy, then bring to the boil
    • Simmer 5 mins, then slip the cod into the sauce
    • Cover and gently cook for 8-10 mins until the cod flakes easily
    • Serve this with new potatoes. (Ann)
  • Oven Baked Cod
    • Cod baked in the oven with capers, olives, parsley, a couple of anchovies and a squeeze of lemon juice. (Maxine)
  • Petso Cod Bake
    • Bake cod with homemade pesto, yoghurt and dill. Great served with homemade wedges and salad. (C)
  • Healthy Fish Fingers
    • Cover the cod in light mayo and then crushed up rice crispies. It makes a light batter to roast it like a healthier home-made fish finger! (Liam)
  • Chorizo & Lime Cod
    • Cod topped with chorizo/breadcrumb/lime crumb and baked with new potatoes and in season veg. (Emma)