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How to Cook a Seafood Marinara Mix

author image Assia M. Mortensen
Assia M. Mortensen has over 12 years of experience as an editor and journalist, and has published hundreds of articles in magazines, newspapers and online at "The Santa Barbara Independent," "Frontiers Magazine," "805 Living Magazine,", LIVESTRONG.COM and many other outlets. Mortensen graduated from the University of California in Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Arts in literature and creative writing.
How to Cook a Seafood Marinara Mix
Plated seafood marinara set on table. Photo Credit: nitrub/iStock/Getty Images

Seafood marinara is relatively quick to make, and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Tossed with vermicelli, the delicacy of the seafood blends well with the thin pasta and red sauce. This preparation calls for shrimp and scallops, however, feel free to add various other types of seafood to your seafood marinara, such as calamari, mussels or clams. Use the freshest seafood you can find, or substitute freshly frozen, defrosted seafood. The garlic and white wine rounds out the flavors in this simple yet classic Italian favorite.

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Step 1

Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat.

Step 2

Add the chopped onion and garlic, then saute the mixture for two minutes.

Step 3

Slowly pour in the white wine and simmer two additional minutes. Stir in the tomato sauce, and season with the red and black pepper.

Step 4

Turn the burner down to medium heat and add the seafood, simmering for five minutes.

Step 5

Add the parsley and lemon juice, and stir lightly. Add the pasta, and toss it together with the seafood marinara to coat. Remove from heat and serve.

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