Party Like a Pescatarian With These Appetizers & Finger Foods

This holiday season might not be filled with office parties and large gatherings, but you don’t have to miss out on tasty finger foods! You can still make your holiday-at-home special with decadent pescatarian appetizers and snacks.

Seafood appetizers are perfect for the holidays. Like many pescatarian foods, seafood appetizers are full of flavor without being calorie-dense. You will still have room for a holiday feast after munching on any of these appetizers. You can enjoy these seafood finger foods during family craft time or while Christmas dinner is cooking.

If you are hunting for the perfect pescatarian finger foods to snack on during your holiday festivities, try out one of these recipes!

fresh seafood, whethersfield, ctSeafood Bruschetta

Many people consider bruschetta the ultimate appetizer. Served on crunchy bread, it lights up your taste buds with fresh herbs and zesty bits of tomato. This recipe from Better Homes & Garden takes bruschetta to the next level with tender chunks of delicious crabmeat and shrimp.

Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Bacon fans will love this appetizer! Scallops have a mildly sweet taste, similar to shrimp with a softer texture. When you wrap them in thick-cut bacon, they are practically divine.

Classic Shrimp Cocktail 

You can never go wrong with a shrimp cocktail. It is simple and delicious. It is easy to make at home. All you need is chilled boiled shrimp and a tangy tomato-horseradish sauce. Head over to Savory Experiments for tips on how to prepare a perfect shrimp cocktail at home.

Clams Casino

Clams casino is a classic New England appetizer. You make it by packing clamshells with buttery bites of clam, bacon bits, and breadcrumbs. If you are looking for an appetizer that’s easy to make the night before and heat quickly, go with clams casino!

Baked Spinach and Artichoke Shrimp Dip

Baked spinach and artichoke dip is the mac ‘n cheese of appetizers. It’s creamy, hot, and oh so satisfying. Adding shrimp into this classic comfort finger food makes it even better! You can serve this tasty tip, from Dish of Fish, on crunchy baguette slices or pita chips.

crab rangoon, bristol ctBaked Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon is another comforting finger food. It’s made with crispy wonton wrappers and a creamy crab filling. You might be intimated at the thought of making this popular appetizer at home, but it’s easier than you’d think. Check out our recipe and give it a try! You just might end up adding this one into your family cookbook it’s so good.

What’s your favorite seafood appetizer or fishy finger food? Let us know in the comments! We’d also love to hear how these recipes turn out for you!

You can find all the seafood you need for your holiday appetizers and entrees at City Fish Market. We have a large selection of fresh fish and shellfish. Connecticut Magazine named us the Best Seafood Market in the state! When you stop by, don’t forget to ask about our weekly specials!


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