Super Bowl is just around the corner, and it’s time to start making game day plans! While beer, chips and salsa will be on everyones shopping list…why not try something a little different. Football fans will be cheering as you serve Super Bowl snacks…with seafood! The coastal waterways of eastern North Carolina are teaming with natural resources that make a wide variety of fresh seafood available. And we want to see you enjoy fresh caught and locally sourced seafood year-round…not just while you are enjoying an Ocean Isle Beach vacation. For the best seafood in the OIB area, try Sheffield’s Seafood and Grocery or Captain Jack’s Seafood.
From shrimp, to crab and fish…there are countless recipes that will make your Super Bowl party a huge success. Whether you are the hostess, or just heading to a friends for the big game, we have pulled together a fantastic list of Super Bowl seafood snacks for you to choose from. You will be sure to score big with any of these recipes!! Are you ready for some football?
Epic Shrimp Bites That Will Pack a Punch on Game Day
Tequila Lime Shrimp Taco Bites
Did someone say tequila? These Tequila Lime Shrimp Taco Bites are a perfect way to kick-off your party. Mini wonton cups are filled with fresh guacamole, and then topped with marinated & seared shrimp!!
Creamy Shrimp and Corn Soup
Don’t let frigid temperatures put a damper on your party. Whip up a hearty pot of Cajun-flavored Creamy Shrimp and Corn Soup. This recipe is ready in 30 minutes. Score!! And it’s great for company. Score again!!
Peel and Eat Shrimp
Put that Corona to good use in this easy Peel and Eat Shrimp recipe. You will also find a recipe for delicious homemade cocktail sauce!
How to Make Your Party People Less Crabby in 3 Ways
Hot Crab Dip
Nothing says party like dip! So why not go the extra yard and make this Hot Crab Dip. It’s easy, delicious, cheesy, and slightly spicy. And the best part…it’s ready in minutes! First down!!
No flags will be thrown on this play! These Crab Cakes, using Old Bay Seasoning, will be a savory meal for your friends. You can balance the sweetness of the rich jumbo lump crab with Spicy Remoulade Dipping Sauce.
Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
While the teams are tossing the pigskin…why not add a some bacon to your game day line-up? These Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Mushrooms have it all….crab, cheese and bacon. The recipe says that the bacon is optional, but is it really?
How to Score Big with These Seafood Favorites
Flounder, Sea Scallops, and Oysters?? Oh my!! These are just a few other stars that will shine at your Super Bowl party.
Winter is oyster season, so take full advantage of these slaty delicacies. If you aren’t sure how to clean, open or prepare oysters, just ask the folks at the seafood market.
When it comes to fish, ask about what is fresh caught. Find a fish that is mild, and the crowd will go wild!
Healthy Fish Tacos
Check out this video recipe! It shows you exactly how to make easy and Healthy Fish Tacos. Flounder would be the perfect fish for this dish! And if you don’t mind adding a few more calories…try a spicy chipotle ranch dressing as a dipping sauce.
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
In this recipe for Bacon Wrapped Scallops, the sweet scallops are broiled in the oven and then served with a spicy cilantro mayo dip. Remember that scallops come in a variety of sizes, depending on the species, so be sure to plan accordingly.
Garlic Parmesan Baked Oysters
Challenge your guests to try something new! Garlic Parmesan Baked Oysters are the perfect way to introduce people to oysters. Baked with savory garlic and salty aged parmesan…these bi-valves are sure to make you the Super Bowl champion!
Now that you have had time to look through our seafood inspired Super Bowl snack round-up…tell us which one is your favorite!!