The holidays are one of the best times of the year to buy seafood. Supermarkets put some of the most luxurious items from the seas within the reach of budget-conscious consumers. Here are some healthy recipes to help take advantage of the holiday seafood sales.

Baked Lobster Tails

Baked Lobster Tails are a rich and filling entree, especially when served alongside steak. In this recipe, our home economists cut three lobster tails in half to feed six people. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Creamy Scallop Crepes

For extra flavor in this award winning Swiss cheese-and-scallop-filled Creamy Scallop Crepes recipe, Doreen Kelly also likes to add 1/4 teaspoon fresh dill weed to the crepe batter before refrigerating. —Doreen Kelly, Hatboro, Pennsylvania

Chive Crab Cakes

These tasty Chive Crab Cakes are perfect for appetizers, or try them with a salad for a light meal. —Cindy Worth, Lapwai, Idaho

Baked Cod with Mushrooms

I created Baked Cod with Mushrooms recipe when I was on a low carb diet. It tastes delicious and is perfect as a light dish. If you're sensitive to spicy foods, use a bit less jalapeno. —Kim Thomas, Monahans, Texas

Baked-Cod-and-Veggies

Baked-Cod-and-Veggies tastes great whether prepared in the oven or on the grill. —Monica Woods, Springfield, Missouri.

Grilled Lime Teriyaki Shrimp

I make these seafood skewers often. We grill year-round. The side dishes may vary, but these shrimp are always a stellar main event! —Karen Tyson, Clawson, Michigan

Shrimp in Herbs

Dressed up with two types of parsley and other herbs, this rich and elegant Shrimp in Herbs recipe makes a special weeknight meal. —Iola Egle, Bella Vista, Arkansas.

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