Looking for a new spin on dinner? These recipes pack in good, healthy protein with flavors from the sea. You’ll be surprised at how little they cost to make!
Cost per serving: $1.30
Using canned salmon in place of fresh is an inexpensive way to enjoy crab cakes. Use regular bread crumbs or panko, which creates a delicious, crunchy crust (find panko in Asian markets and some supermarkets).
See recipe: Crispy Salmon Cakes
Cost per serving: $1.51
Artichoke hearts, black olives and capers make this an out-of-the-ordinary salad. The recipe makes six servings, so brown-bag the leftovers to eat for lunch the next day.
See recipe: Tuna Pasta Salad
Cost per serving: $1.64
The chips are quickly sautéed, then baked, to cut the calorie count. Use less-expensive fish such as halibut, cod or grouper.
See recipe: Oven-Fried Fish and Chips
Cost per serving: $1.58
These succulent burgers are delicious with tartar sauce or mayo and slices of red onion. The patties are a bit fragile, so oil your grill well and use a large spatula to handle them.
See recipe: Salmon Burgers
Cost per serving: $1.61
Tuna tossed with lemon juice and kalamata olives makes this a memorable noon meal. Serve with a green salad for a quick supper.
See recipe: Italian Tuna Melts