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Now that school is back in session, it’s time to consider dinner options that will have your little ones satisfied after their day of classwork. Seafood is not often thought of as a kid friendly option, but there are many ways to make it appealing to picky eaters. With a wide variety of preparation options for  different types of seafood, there is sure to be something your children will enjoy. Give some of these recipes a chance the next time you want to try something new for dinner.

Fish ‘n’ Chips

For those of you with kids who love anything breaded, check out our Crispy Fish recipe! This simple meal doesn’t require much time to make after a long day at work, and the cereal breading is sure to entice those little ones to try something new.  A trusty side of fries would make a great pairing for this recipe.

Fantastic Fish Sticks

09_ML_Kid-Friendly-Seafood_Image-1Have any chicken tender fans in your family? They may enjoy fish sticks just as much! Making this Baked Fish Sticks, Sweet Peas, and Honey-Nut Bananas recipe can be a fun activity for the whole family, and the honey-nut banana dessert adds that sweetness that kids love. You can also include tasty condiments like ketchup, cocktail sauce, ranch dressing, or tartar sauce for some dipping fun.

Keepin’ it Quiche

If you have a difficult time getting your children to try seafood, we have the dish for you. Our Southern Squash and Shrimp Quiche recipe disguises the shrimp inside the quiche, allowing your kids to enjoy the taste with other ingredients that they may have never tried before.. The 30-minute baking time allows you time to enjoy some family activities while you wait.

Super Salmon Bites

Sticking with the simple recipes 09_ML_Kid Friendly Seafood_Image 2theme, our Parmesan Salmon Bites pack a tasty punch and can be put on the table with less than 30 minutes’ prep. The cheesy flavor in the breading is a great introduction to those little ones who may never have tried seafood before. Paired with their favorite fruit or our Summer Fruit Salad for a sweet side, this may well become a family favorite.



Whether you are trying to introduce new flavors, expand their palates, or save time, we have you covered with our Aprons Seafood recipes. As you can see, with many options available, seafood can be kid friendly. Do you have a favorite kid friendly  seafood recipe? Share it with us in the comments below.

Matt L.

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Matt L. started with Publix in 2010 and has bled green ever since. He loves the company culture and especially appreciates the opportunity to help customers each and every day. An avid reader, Matt most enjoys learning something new himself when he sets out to write a new blog post for The Checkout. Outside of work, you can find Matt playing video games, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, and hanging out with his cat – who is basically his spirit animal.

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