American Seafood: The Top 10 Dishes


New England Clam Chowder

One of the most iconic seafood dishes from the Northeastern United States is New England clam chowder, a thick and satisfying soup cooked with tender clams, potatoes, onions, and milk or cream.

Maryland Crab Cakes

Crab meat, bread crumbs, and spices go into making Maryland Crab Cakes, which are great when paired with a tangy sauce like lemon aioli or tartar. They are a typical Chesapeake Bay seafood meal.

Cajun Shrimp and Grits

Spicy Cajun shrimp are sautéed and served on creamy grits in this Southern staple known as Cajun shrimp and grits.

Lobster Roll

The lobster roll is a traditional New England seafood sandwich that features fresh lobster meat seasoned with a small amount of mayonnaise and served on a buttered, toasted bread.


Blackened Catfish

Catfish fillets are seasoned with a mixture of spices and herbs, then pan-seared until crispy to make this spicy and savoury Southern dish.

Fish Tacos

Grilled or fried fish, generally cod or halibut, is the main ingredient in fish tacos, which are popular on the West Coast.

Clams Casino

Famous in Rhode Island, Clams Casino is a baked appetiser of clams topped with breadcrumbs, bacon, and spices.

Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Rockefeller are a sumptuous New Orleans delicacy that are baked with a blend of spinach, herbs, and breadcrumbs till bubbling and golden.