20+ Incredible Vegan Seafood Recipes (2024)

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You’ll be blown away by these brilliant vegan fish and seafood recipes! Find healthy, fun, creative and incredibly tasty ideas in this article.

Would you like to eat more plant-based but feel like you’d be missing out on certain animal products?

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Let this list of delectable vegan fish and seafood recipes assure you that anything can be made from plants: from lobster rolls to carrot lox, calamari, chowder, scallops, sushi and tuna melt!

With the help of certain veggies, chickpeas or genius ingredients like jackfruit, the following tacos, bowls, sandwiches and appetizers look and taste incredibly authentic.

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Easy Vegan Crab Bites

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Looking for a delicious appetizer? These vegan crab bites are perfect for any party, take 20 minutes to prepare and can be served hot or cold.


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Crispy Vegan Fish Sandwiches

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Try these scrumptious vegan “fish” sandwiches made from marinated, battered and fried tofu! Load it with your favorite fixings and definitely add creamy homemade tartar sauce.


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Vegan Coconut Shrimp

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Coconut-crusted and wonderfully textured, these vegan shrimps will blow your mind! They look and taste so much like seafood and are ready in less than 30 minutes.


Watermelon Poke Bowls

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It’s so easy to make this popular dish fully plant-based! Marinated watermelon cubes replace seafood and pair wonderfully with steamed edamame, avocado, nori and rice.


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Easy Vegan Tuna Melt

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This easy vegan tuna melt is better than the original! It’s incredibly delicious, undetectably vegan and perfect for meal prep and on the go.


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Vegan Fish Tacos

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Loaded with pickled onions, red cabbage coleslaw, avocado, and a hint of lime, these bright and flavorful tacos make you feel like you're in paradise! You’ll love their crispy exterior and soft inside.


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Watermelon Tuna Sushi

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No need to miss out on different types of sushi as a vegan! This recipe uses watermelon to mimic tuna sashimi with its soft, fatty, light flavor and texture. Definitely try it!


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Beer-Battered Fish Sticks

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If your kids love fish sticks, try this vegan-friendly version made with shredded heart of palm! Fried to perfection and then served with vegan tartar sauce, this recipe is perfect for the whole family.


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Vegan Carrot Lox

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Made with strips of carrots marinated in a tangy, salty and smoky delicious sauce, this vegan lox is perfect over bagels, in sandwiches, salads and so much more! Include it as part of a brunch and make it ahead of time.


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Hearts of Palm Calamari

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Add this 20-minute recipe to your list of party food ideas! This vegan calamari is made from heart of palm, has a fishy flavor, lovely texture and requires only 8 ingredients.


Vegan Sushi Bowl

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Can’t be bothered to make proper sushi but love the flavor? Just throw all of your favorite components in a bowl and enjoy your healthy dinner! This recipe is easy, fresh and packed with flavor.


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No Clam Chowder

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Try this ultimate Boston-style clamless chowder with oyster mushrooms, golden potatoes and cashew cream in a kombu seaweed broth! It’s thick and creamy, easy to make and so crowd-pleasing.


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Vegan Ceviche Tacos

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These tacos are a vegan remix of the classic ceviche and are absolutely perfect for warm summer days! They require just 10 minutes of hands-on cooking and pair wonderfully with a cold drink.


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Hot Crab Dip

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Serve this vegan crab dip during your next party or game day! Everyone will be blown away by how similar it tastes to the real one and it’ll be gone super quickly.


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King Oyster Scallops

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These vegan scallops made from mushrooms have the perfect texture and taste out-of-this-world delicious! Cooked in a vegan lemon garlic butter sauce with fresh parsley, they can be served as an appetizer or main course.


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Cauliflower Scampi in White Wine Sauce

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Replicate classic scampi with the help of roasted cauliflower, olive oil, lemon juice and a creamy white wine lemon sauce. Perfect for date night when served with cooked linguine!


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Vegan Lobster Roll

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Looking for a delicious portable lunch? This classic lobster roll gone vegan will be your next favorite treat! It’s made from simple ingredients, including Old Bay Seasoning, onion, garlic, dill and lemon juice.


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Vegan Crab Cakes

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Tender, moist and full of texture, these vegan crab cakes are much like the “real deal” yet truly easy to make. They taste subtly fishy and are baked until golden and flaky!


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Vegan Fish Pie

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Fish pie is a classic British dish that’s creamy, hearty, herby and comforting. It’s similar to shepherd’s pie and can be made vegan with the help of butter beans, nutritional yeast, nori and a handful of more accessible ingredients.


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Easy Vegan Paella

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Make this colorful vegan Paella in under an hour for a satisfying family-friendly dinner! It features different veggies, spices and mushroom caps for the ”meaty” texture.


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Vegan Fish Curry

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This vegan fish imitation is made with banana blossoms and has such a nice texture! With a flavorful marinade and creamy curry sauce, this plant-based dish is really crowd-pleasing.

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20+ Incredible Vegan Seafood Recipes

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

You’ll be blown away by these brilliant vegan fish and seafood recipes! Find healthy, fun, creative and incredibly tasty ideas in this article. The following tofu fish filets are a popular side for the whole family!


Fish-free Filets

  • 14 oz extra-firm tofu (400 g)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dulse flakes
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Drain the tofu well and press with a clean towel.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine all wet ingredients for the marinade.
  3. In another shallow bowl, combine all the dry ingredients and mix them well.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Slice the tofu into ½-inch sticks lengthwise. Dunk them one by one in the wet mixture, then dredge in the crumb mixture.
  6. Once each tofu stick is well-coated, place it on your prepared baking sheet and continue with the remaining tofu. Make sure the sticks don’t touch each other on the sheet!
  7. Bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes, turning once about halfway through.
  8. Serve alongside potato wedges or chips and vegan tartar sauce.


  • Feel free to add some paprika or cayenne pepper to the mixture!
  • Add vegan egg replacer if the coating doesn’t stick together.
  • Find 20+ more vegan fish recipes in the article above!
Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4Serving Size: ¼ recipe
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 208Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 452mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 14g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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20+ Incredible Vegan Seafood Recipes (26)Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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