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Try These Seafood Recipes For The Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner

Salva Mubarak
Senior Features Writer

If you want to create an unforgettable Valentine’s Day, nothing says ‘romantic’ than a delicious and fancy dinner at home. Not only does it allow you to skip the hassle of reserving a table at an overcrowded restaurant or braving the traffic to get there but it can make your partner feel special and loved.

Now if you think whipping a restaurant-quality meal at home is impossible, fret not because we have recipes from the new menu of Chef Julia Desa and Chef Jatin Mallick’s Delhi-based restaurant Tres that will make the task smooth and easy. These seafood recipes are simple yet fancy and are perfect for the dinner you’re planning for your Valentine. Take a look…

Chef-Approved Seafood Recipes To Try This Valentine’s Day

Jalapeno Crusted Sea Bass

Jalepeno Crusted Sea Bass©Tres Delhi


  • 150g seabass fillet
  • 20g of jalapeno butter crust
  • 50g lump crab
  • 1 thinly sliced knol kol
  • 1 lemon
  • 100 ml almond preserved lemon basil oil emulsion sauce
  • Salt/pepper to taste


  1. Marinate your fish with oil salt and pepper, and sear both sides on high heat.
  2. Spread lump crab mix on one side of the fish and put the crust on top.
  3. Put it inside the preheated oven at 200°c for 5 min. Let the crust on the sea bass get a golden-brown colour.
  4. Place on top of the roasted potato mix.
  5. Serve hot with sauce and ceviche. Enjoy all the textures of the sea in a bite!

Pan Seared Scallop

Pan Seared Scallop©Tres Delhi


  • Scallop
  • 50ml oil
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • Butter 15g
  • Togarashi


  1. Marinade the scallops with oil salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan, and add some oil. When the pan is hot place the head of the scallop on the pan, wait for 30 seconds and turn, the head should be nicely seared with a golden-brown colour.
  3. Add butter to the pan and baste both sides until it’s cooked.
  4. Sprinkle some togarashi and top it with black garlic aerated hollandaise, and some microgreens for the beauty and fill your mouth with joy.