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    3 Seafood Recipes that are Even Better Than Chicken

    Both chicken and fish can be nutritious components to a well-balanced diet. If you're looking for a healthy alternative to red meat, poultry and seafood prove an excellent (and delicious) substitute. Additionally, each entrée option easily takes on a comprehensive range of flavors; there are truly endless menu possibilities with chicken and fish.

    However, for many of us, chicken often takes top billing on our dinner tables. One major reason why many pick poultry is simply because they feel uncertain of how to prepare seafood. Fortunately, the fear of fish can quickly be overcome. Check out these three seafood recipes that are easily prepared and even better than the ho-hum hen you've been preparing week after week (after week after week).

    Glazed Salmon

    Salmon is not only savory, it's chock full of health benefits. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, high in vitamin B and an excellent source of potassium, this tasty fish dish combines the flavors of fresh ginger, Asian pears and will have everyone racing to your dining room table.

    wild salmon
    fresh ginger
    mixed greens
    butter lettuce
    Asian pear
    fresh thyme
    red onion

    Click here to see the rest of this scrumptious alternative to chicken.

    Spicy Sriracha Shrimp Rolls

    Shrimp is high in protein, low in calories and super easy to prepare, making it a perfect weeknight option. If you're looking to spice up your workday dinners, try these zesty sriracha shrimp rolls for a hearty, mouthwatering meal.

    1 tbsp. butter
    1 small onion, finely diced
    28 oz. crushed tomatoes in puree with basil, garlic and oregano
    1/2 cup vegetable stock
    1/4 cup sriracha
    1.5 pounds raw shrimp, tails removed
    8 New England style hot dog rolls, toasted
    8 leaves leafy lettuce
    chopped fresh cilantro, for serving (optional)

    Find the rest of the recipe here.

    Mahi Mahi and Avocado Tacos with Mango-Cilantro Salsa

    There is so much more to delicious tacos than just chicken...and this mahi mahi with mango-cilantro salsa proves it. The flavors in these tacos are light and fresh, incorporating a succulent blend of mangoes, red onion, and cilantro. Your dinnertime crew will thank you.

    Mahi Mahi and Avocado Tacos with Mango-Cilantro Salsa

    (3) 6-oz. mahi mahi fillets
    ½ small red onion
    2 mangoes
    2 limes
    1 bunch fresh cilantro
    1 avocado
    ½ small head radicchio
    ¼ c. mayonnaise
    1 tsp. sambal oelek, or other spicy hot pepper sauce
    Salt and pepper
    1 tbsp. canola oil
    8 small corn tortillas

    Get the rest of the recipe here, and get ready for everyone to ask for seconds.

    Come Experience Seafood Takeover at Isle Casino® Hotel Bettendorf

    Visit Isle Casino® Hotel Bettendorf's Seafood Takeover from February 20 – April 16, 2017. Every day of the week is a new reason to choose seafood over chicken (or anything else, really). Our weekly dinner offers include:

    Made-to-Order Mondays
    Feast on our made-to-order pastas including seafood fra diavolo, shrimp fettuccine, and lobster ravioli.

    Southern Fried Frenzy Tuesdays
    Try our creole shrimp, oysters Rockefeller, gumbo, fried shrimp and catfish.

    Wild Wednesdays
    Enjoy wild caught salmon, tuna and swordfish, roasted and broiled with fresh herbs and spices.

    Surf n' Turf Thursdays
    Add a lobster tail to your dinner buffet for just $9.99.

    Fisherman Fridays
    Feast on favorites from around the world including Italian seafood pasta, Asian hot crab, southern oysters and lemon caper cod.

    Crab Fest Saturdays
    Enjoy snow, Jonah and blue crab, prepared hot or cold by our chefs.

    Southern Fried Frenzy Sundays
    Try our creole shrimp, oysters Rockefeller, gumbo, fried shrimp and catfish.

    We even offer daily breakfast and lunch orders teeming with fresh fish delights. Don't take our word for it; plan your trip today to come and experience our Seafood Takeover for yourself. Come hungry, bring your crew, and stay after your meal for all the state-of-the-art card, table and slot gaming found at Isle Casino® Hotel Bettendorf!
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