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The ULTIMATE Seafood Skillet | Easy 30 Minute One-Pan Recipe

The ULTIMATE Seafood Skillet

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 289 kcal
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 45 ml
  • 8 scallops
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stick
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried thyme 1 gram
  • 1/3 cup white wine 80 ml
  • 1 1/2 cups fish broth 350 ml
  • 1/4 tsp saffron threads .17 grams
  • 14 oz cod 400 grams
  • 8 raw jumbo shrimp peeled & deveined
  • 10 mussels
  • 1 lemon
  • handful fresh parsley
  • pinch sea salt
  • dash black pepper


  1. Heat a large fry pan or stock pot with a medium heat and add in 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  2. Meanwhile, pat dry 8 scallops with paper towels and season with sea salt & black pepper

  3. Add the scallops into the hot pan, all in a single layer, cook for 1 minute per side, then remove the scallops and set aside

  4. Using the same pan with the same heat, add in 1 onion roughly chopped, 1 carrot roughly chopped, 1 celery stick thinly sliced and 6 cloves garlic roughly chopped, mix with the olive oil

  5. After 3 minutes and the vegetables are lightly sauteed, add in 2 tomatoes finely grated, 1 tsp dried thyme and season with sea salt & black pepper, mix together and simmer until thickened, about 3 minutes, then add in 1/3 cup white wine, mix together and simmer

  6. Once the alcohol has cooked off in the wine, about 2 minutes, add in 1 1/2 cups fish broth and 1/4 tsp saffron threads, then turn up the heat to a high heat and bring to a boil, then place a lid on the pan and lower to a low-medium heat

  7. Meanwhile, pat dry the cod with paper towels, then cut into 1 inch (2.50 cm) squares and season with sea salt & black pepper, pat dry the shrimp and season with sea salt & black pepper and reserve 8 cleaned mussels (remove the beards and scrub clean under cold water)

  8. After simmering the broth for 6 to 8 minutes remove the lid, add in the cod and mussels, all evenly spread out, place the lid back on the pan, once all the mussels have opened, about 5 minutes, remove the lid and add the shrimp and reserved scallops, once again all evenly spread out, place the lid and go for another 1 to 2 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through

  9. Remove the pan from the heat, garnish with lemon slices and a generous portion of finely chopped fresh parsley, serve at once next to a crunchy baguette, enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
The ULTIMATE Seafood Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 550mg24%
Potassium 927mg26%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 3161IU63%
Vitamin C 30mg36%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.