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What To Put On A Seafood Charcuterie Board

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What To Put On A Seafood Charcuterie Board

If you’re in a pinch for food and want to supply some to your next social gathering, a charcuterie board is a great way of satisfying your guests! You can put any number of meats, cheeses, vegetables, and dipping sauces on your board to ensure that everyone is happy. However, these combinations can get a little bit stale sometimes. To put a creative twist on your charcuterie board, consider making your next one with seafood! But, which seafood would work best for the appetizer platter? We go into detail below!

Shrimp

If there’s any seafood that’s going to work well in an appetizer dish, it’s going to be shrimp! After all, there are already several appetizers that take full advantage of the shellfish. Shrimp cocktails are by far the most popular, and you can even integrate them into your charcuterie board! Simply add the shrimp as is and put the cocktail sauce on the side. Now your guests will have their own DIY shrimp cocktail!

Oysters

Oysters are a great addition to any charcuterie board. They already work well as an appetizer, but that isn’t the only draw that oysters have. What makes them so appealing for a charcuterie board is the fact that they can be cooked in several different ways that all work for it. You could deep fry, steam, or even broil your oysters and they would still look great on a charcuterie board. Just make sure you have a trash bag for the leftover shells!

Scallops

There are plenty of seafoods out there that come in gigantic portion sizes, making them unsuitable for a charcuterie board. Luckily for scallops, they don’t qualify as one of them! Scallops are one of the smallest seafoods that you can add to a charcuterie board, making them a great placeholder if you need to fill up some space. You can even add breadcrumbs to them to mix up their flavor.

Lobster

If you have the patience and effort to break down the lobster into smaller pieces, your guests will thank you in spades for it. There are plenty of different ways to use lobster in a meal as is, so it should go without saying that a charcuterie board is one of them. Since the claw meat is so tender and tasty, that should have first billing on your board should you use lobster.

Seafood at AquaPazza

Sometimes, the best seafood doesn’t come in small portions. For some of the freshest and most appetizing seafood around, stop by AquaPazza in Boston’s North End! We carry seafood and Italian cuisines that will liven up your palette. To try it out for yourself, click here to make a reservation!

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