6 Common Saltwater Fish and Shellfish

Let these common types of fish and shellfish be the stars of tonight's dinner. Low-fat, fast-cooking, and super healthy, you can’t go wrong once you brush up on your seafood IQ.

Scallops

Scallops

Poor-quality scallops are often treated with a saline solution; they’ll look uniformly white and wet. Instead, look for a fishmonger offering “dry-packed” scallops. These haven’t been treated and will vary in color from creamy to light orange. Before cooking, be sure to remove the small muscle from the side of the scallop if it’s still attached, and pat the scallops dry. Try them in the delicious recipe below.

View Recipe: Lemon-Shallot Scallops

 

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