With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning the dinner menu and putting out your shamrocks. Many Irish-themed dishes actually involve seafood, and the country does focus a lot of dishes around lobster, fish, and so forth.
Before you start preparing your standard mashed potatoes and corn beef, consider making some seafood dishes to spice up your St. Paddy’s Day menu.
Trio of Irish Seafood Crepes
This trio of crepes, consist of lobster, shrimp, and crab. They are soft and delicate but they pack a lot of flavor. These will give you and your guests an opportunity to sample several different seafood flavors within a fluffy crêpe. However, be careful not to overbeat the batter.
Irish Smoked Salmon and Dubliner Cheese Muffins
These classic Irish muffins, filled with chopped smoked salmon and shredded Dubliner cheese, are guaranteed to be a hit. Whether you are hosting a brunch or serving breakfast to the family, these muffins pair well with any meal.
Lobster and Fennel Salad
If you are looking for a light salad or starter, this lobster and fennel salad is a great go-to. The lobster meat along with the tarragon dressing can be prepared the night before and refrigerated to save you some time. This salad is crisp and pairs well with unoaked white wine.
Irish Scallop Bisque
For the majority of the country, March is a cold month. This Irish Scallop Bisque will warm up guests. This creamy bisque pair wells with a fresh baguette. It is a bit of an elegant dish but if you’re looking to impress with limited time, this recipe can be made in about 40 minutes.
Interested in making one of these dishes? Contact Cape Porpoise for fresh lobster and other quality seafood.