Red Lobster Recipes

Everyone loves Red Lobster's menu, but what makes the seafood joint so great is that their site offers up a ton of scrumptious recipes that anyone can make from home. Whether you're looking for a new way to serve up salmon or for a refreshing beverage to quench your thirst, Red Lobster has something for you. These are some of the best Red Lobster recipes.

Be sure to also check out our guides to cooking Cheesecake Factory and Benihana recipes at home!


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    20 VOTES

    Seafood Paella

    Seafood paella requires a few more ingredients than some of the other dishes, but it's still relatively simple to make.

    Heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Once heated, add in 8-10 medium shrimp, 6-8 sea scallops and 1 dozen mussels. Stir constantly. After one minute, add in 1/4 cup of diced onions, 1/4 of diced green peppers and saute for two minutes. Add in 1/2 cup of diced tomatoes and 1 cup of white wine. Simmer until seafood is fully cooked and mussels have opened. Stir in two cups of previously prepared yellow rice, stir and reduce heat. Cook until rice is warm. Serve with toasted bread slices.

    Serves four.
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    18 VOTES

    Fresh Melon Mojito

    This refreshing drink is great at any time of day, so have some friends over and enjoy!

    Combine 1 1/2 cups of ripe honeydew melon, sliced into medium-size cubes, 1/4 cup of peeled, seeded and diced cucumber and 1 qt. of lemonade in a blender. Blend until all ingredients are completely liquified. Strain liquid into a pitcher with 3 sprigs of fresh mint. Combine 1 squeezed lime, 1 tsp. of sugar, 6 oz. of light rum and 3 more pieces of fresh mint in cup. Mix together. Pour into bottom of glasses filled with ice and top of with melon lemonade. Garnish with mint.
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    21 VOTES

    Shrimp Bloody Mary

    If you enjoy drinking a Bloody Mary every now and then, why not put a slight spin on it by adding some shrimp the mix?

    Combine 2 cups of V8 vegetable juice, 1 tsp. of prepared horseradish, 1/8 tsp. of black pepper, 1/8 tsp. of celery salt, 2 tbsp. of fennel bulbs and 1/2 cup of diced tomatoes in a blender. Puree until smooth. Add in Tabasco sauce, to taste. Strain the mixture and place in fridge until cold. Pour into 2oz. shot glasses and top with shrimp along the edge. Add in vodka, to taste, as well.
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    30 VOTES

    Broiled Dill Salmon

    Red Lobster's broiled dill salmon is an easy and cheap meal to make at home. If you purchase previously frozen salmon pieces that are individually sealed, you'll save yourself even more money than if you bought fresh.

    To start, preheat your oven on the broiler setting. to Mix together 1/2 cup pf melted butter or olive oil, 2 tsp. of lemon juice, 1 tsp. of salt, 1 tbsp. of fresh chopped dill and 1/8 of tsp. of red pepper in a small bowl. Place salmon steaks on a baking sheet and brush with half of the seasoned butter or oil from the bowl. Place sheet in oven, about five inches from the top, and broil for five minutes to ten minutes. Then turn your oven up to 400 degrees and bake the salmon for another five to eight minutes. Salmon will flake when finished. Brush the remaining butter/oil over the top and serve with some fresh steamed veggies.

    Serves four.