In just 20 minutes, chef Aarón Sánchez cooks shrimp in a punchy Latin-style sauce with chiles and plenty of garlic. He also adds bottled clam juice, which amps up the seafood flavor and adds depth. Slideshow: More Great Shrimp Recipes
Steamed Mussels with Tomato-and-Garlic Broth Mussels have three things going for them: They're cheap, quick to cook, and delicious. Using clean farmed mussels negates their one big drawback—the tedious chore of scrubbing and debearding.
Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern learned to make gumbo on a trip in the Louisiana bayou. This version of the famous Cajun dish calls for andouille sausage and super spicy habanero chile, as well as fresh shellfish.Recipe: Andouille, Crab, and Oyster Gumbo
Red Coconut Curry with Seafood and Mixed Vegetables
Next time: more spice, fewer pans. Try cooking the shrimp first, really hot, letting then set aside while veg cooks, then add back at the end. Also preserved lemon. Quick Dinner Recipe: Saucy Sautéed Shrimp over Lemon Quinoa — Recipes from The Kitchn
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"You can't get lazier than this," says Marcia Kiesel, who simply puts clams on the hot grill and waits a minute or two for them to open and start sizzling. Then she tops them with a spicy sauce spiked with horseradish and Tabasco.