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21 Pescatarian Meal Prep Ideas to Keep You Full

Meal prepping is extra helpful when it comes to eating a healthy diet. These pescatarian meal prep recipes are healthy, flavorful, and fun to make.

Are you looking to add more variety to your diet? Adding more pescatarian meals is a great way to go.

Not only is seafood yummy, but it’s also pretty nutritious. Seafood is an excellent source of lean protein which keeps you full.

And seafood is often rich in heart-healthy omega-3s. So pile on the seafood.

As an added bonus, it takes less time to cook than proteins such as beef and chicken. This makes it perfect for meal prep.

So today, I’m sharing multiple pescatarian meal prep Ideas. They’ll not only free up your time, but they also taste delicious too.

And to prevent all that seafood yumminess from going bad, it’s essential to store your meals in high-quality food storage containers.

These glass containers are an excellent option because they are very durable and don’t leak toxic chemicals. On the other hand, if glass containers aren’t quite your thing, these BPA-free plastic containers are an excellent alternative.

pescatarian meal prep

1. Sweet Chili Salmon

Sweet Chili Salmon


Do you have a sweet tooth? Then give this Sweet Chili Salmon Meal Prep a try.

The salmon is flaky, tender. And the sweetness of the honey is complemented by the heat of the red chili flakes.

Meanwhile, the soy sauce adds umami flavors balanced by the garlicky butter sauce’s savory- don’t be surprised if you want seconds.

And the salmon is accompanied by a bed of veggies; corn, edamame, and carrots. So, you’re getting even more nutrition.

Want to prevent overcooking your salmon? Keep a good eye on it and only cook it until it reaches an internal temperature of 125 to 135 degrees Fahrenheit.

I recommend this meat thermometer here because it’s exact and easy to read.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 365
  • Fats: 13g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 34g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 20g


2. California Sushi Roll Bowls With Cauliflower Rice

California Sushi Roll Bowls


I love sushi, as I’m sure many of you do too. But I’m not a fan of making them myself.

Rolling your sushi ingredients can be so messy. And it can be pretty time-consuming too.

With these California Sushi Roll Bowls, you get all the yumminess of sushi- without all the fuss.

That’s because the Bowls are just deconstructed versions of sushi. You’ve got creamy avocado, delicious crab meat, crispy nori, and crunchy cucumbers.

All topped with sesame seeds and creamy, spicy Sriracha mayonnaise. Yum!

To keep it light, you’ll be using cauliflower rice instead of rice. Not only is cauliflower rice low in calories, but it is also low in carbs.

It is also very nutritious. It is an excellent source of Vitamin C which promotes a healthy immune system.

And it contains folate, which is vital for making DNA. So, eat up that cauliflower rice!

To save time, you can use pre-packaged cauliflower rice, which you can get here. Or if you want it fresher, you can make it from scratch.

Making it from scratch doesn’t take long. Start by chopping up your cauliflower.

Then place all of your cauliflower pieces in a food processor. Process until you get rice-like grains. This food processor here is very versatile. You can use it to slice, shred, mix, chop and puree.

Check out more low calorie meal prep ideas like this here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 312
  • Fats: 18.1g
  • Protein: 9.9g
  • Carbs: 25.3g
  • Fiber: 6.5g
  • Sugar: 8.4g


3. Cajun Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

Cajun Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles


Looking for another low-carb meal option? This is a great option.

On the menu is succulent, juicy, spicy shrimp, with sauteed bell peppers, carrots, and zucchini noodles.

By using zucchini noodles rather than regular noodles, you really cut the carbs. In fact, I prefer this version myself because the zucchini noodles add freshness.

Zucchini noodles are good for you too. They contain Vitamins A and C.

On top of it, they have magnesium which is vital for strong bones. They also contain antioxidants which have health benefits.

Zucchini noodles are also easy to make. To make them, start by cutting the ends off your zucchini.

Then place your zucchini in a spiralizer and spiralize. This spiralizer here works well for even hard veggies such as turnips.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 259
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Carbs: 16g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 7g


4. Greek Shrimp Salad With Feta & Rice

Greek Shrimp Salad With Feta & Rice


When it’s summer, you just want to hang out on the deck. And it’s the perfect time to enjoy something light- like a salad.

This Greek Shrimp Salad is sure to put a smile on your face. It’s bursting with refreshing Greek flavors, from the juicy shrimp, salty kalamata olives, creamy feta cheese, sweet tomatoes, and fresh parsley.

All topped with a simple homemade salad dressing. Healthy eating doesn’t get much tastier – or more straightforward than this.

That’s because this salad takes only 10 minutes to make. And you don’t have to turn on the stove.

Just make sure you have cooked rice on hand. Or use some microwave rice like this.

Now that’s my kind of dish.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 407
  • Fats: 21g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Carbs: 31g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 4g


5. Broiled Salmon with Cabbage & Green Beans

Broiled Salmon with Cabbage


Looking for a dish that will wow your co-workers? Give this Broiled Salmon Meal Prep a try.

The salmon is cooked to perfection. It’s tender on the inside, and the skin is well seared on the outside.

And it’s topped with a spicy, creamy, tangy Sriracha mayo sauce- great if you like it spicy.

To complete the dish, you have roasted cabbage and green beans. Your co-workers will be so impressed by how yummy yet nutritious your food is.

To broil your salmon, you’ll need an oven-safe pan. For best results, try and use a cast-iron skillet like this. Not only is it oven-safe, but it also sears your food well, and it ensures even cooking.

Not a fan of spicy food? You can skip the Sriracha mayo sauce- it will still taste delicious.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 442
  • Fats: 32g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbs: 11g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 6g


6. Blackened Shrimp

Blackened Shrimp


Need your meal prep ready in under 30 minutes? This Blackened Shrimp Meal Prep is a great option.

It takes only 20 minutes to make, and it tastes so delicious. That’s because the shrimp are coated in spices before searing them.

So you have layers of smokiness, savory, and spiciness.

Now you’ll be using 7 different spices to blacken your shrimp. So, get out your measuring spoons. These ones here are stain-resistant and waterproof since they’re made with stainless steel.

You will be serving your blackened shrimp with avocado salsa. The creaminess and coolness of the avocado salsa complement the shrimp nicely.

Besides being tasty, this dish is pretty nutritious too. It is rich in immune-boosting Vitamins A and C.

And it contains iron which boosts your energy levels up. With a dish like this, you have no excuse to skip meal prepping!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 444
  • Fats: 24g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Carbs: 44g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Sugar: 4g


7. Salmon Meal Prep With Veggies

Salmon Meal Prep With Veggies


It can be tricky getting your kids to eat their salmon. That’s because, unlike white fish, salmon has a more pronounced flavor.

However, unlike white fish, salmon is richer in brain-boosting omega-3s. So how can you get your kids to touch their salmon?

By serving it up with sweeter vegetables! That’s where this Salmon Meal Prep comes in handy.

It has sweet vegetables like sweet potatoes and beets. Besides being sweet, sweet potatoes and beets are rich in Vitamin C, which boosts your kids’ immune systems.

And they are excellent sources of fiber, which support digestion. So, you can feel good feeding your kids this dish.

Now that’s how I like to roll.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 806
  • Fats: 45g
  • Protein: 54g
  • Carbs: 53g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Sugar: 16g


8. Healthy Shrimp

Healthy Shrimp


Are you trying to lose weight? Then this Healthy Shrimp Meal Prep is a great option.

It contains only 345 calories. And as an added bonus, it includes a ton of protein.

Protein not only helps you feel full, but it also boosts your metabolism. Yay!

But best of all, this dish is tasty. The shrimp are juicy and flavorful.

The honey adds sweetness, while the ginger and red pepper flakes add some heat. Meanwhile, the garlic adds savory.

And the sugar snap peas add a nice crunch. You’ll love the different flavors and textures of this dish.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 345
  • Fats: 6g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Carbs: 27g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g


9. Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad


Eating seafood is good and all. But if you’re on a budget, eating seafood is easier said than done.

That’s because seafood such as fresh salmon and shrimp tends to be pricy. That’s why I like canned tuna.

Not only is it cheaper, but it’s also convenient too.

This tuna salad is not only good for your wallet, but it’s also good for your tastebuds too.

The red onions add sweetness, while the pickle relish adds tanginess. The Dijon mustard and pepper add some heat.

And the celeries add a nice crunch. Meanwhile, the lemon juice makes the tuna taste fresher- who knew tuna salad could taste so good?

Besides being tasty, this tuna salad is also low in carbs. And it’s rich in fat which boosts your ketosis.

You can serve your tuna salad on lettuce leaves to keep the carbs low. Or you can serve it with low-carb bread. This low-carb bread has zero net carbs and 4 grams of protein per serving.

Check out more meal prep salads here!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 158
  • Fats: 16g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbs: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g


10. Crispy Salmon

Crispy Salmon


Looking for another low-carb dish? Here you go!

On the menu is flaky, succulent salmon. And since it’s only seasoned with salt and pepper, the taste of the salmon shines through.

On top of it, it’s served with yummy cauliflower rice. And this is not your regular cauliflower rice.

It’s been sauteed along with broccoli, yellow squash, lemon zest, and lemon juice. So you get sweet and tangy notes to your cauliflower rice.

Besides being low in carbs, this dish is also rich in protein. So, it makes for a great post-workout meal.

Loving the salmon? Check out more salmon meal prep recipes.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 402
  • Fats: 18.5g
  • Protein: 42.6g
  • Carbs: 16.6g
  • Fiber: 6.6g
  • Sugar: 0g


11. One-Pot Thai Shrimp & Quinoa

Thai Shrimp & Quinoa


Do you hate cleaning up after meal prepping? Me too!

Once you’re done meal prep, you just want to plop into your favorite recliner. Washing a ton of pots and pans is definitely not on your list.

This One-Pot Thai Shrimp & Quinoa dish has your name written all over it. It uses only one pot and takes only 35 minutes to make.

And it’s packed with flavor and nutrition. There are juicy shrimp and quinoa, which have been infused with chicken stock and coconut milk.

This makes the quinoa creamy and tasty. If you’ve never cooked quinoa this way, you definitely need to give it a try.

Quinoa is pretty healthy too. It’s surprisingly rich in bone-building minerals such as manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus.

And it contains more fiber and protein than many other grains. This makes it pretty filling.

As an added bonus, it’s gluten-free too. If you’d like to add some to your diet, you can get some here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 290
  • Fats: 12g
  • Protein: 31g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 5g


12. Cauliflower Rice Salmon Poke Bowl

Cauliflower Rice Salmon Poke Bowl


Do you enjoy sashimi? Then this Cauliflower Rice Salmon Poke Bowl Meal Prep will be right up your alley.

Salmon Poke is a Hawaiian version of sashimi. This Salmon Poke Bowl Meal Prep is as fresh as they come.

The wild-caught salmon tastes like it came straight from the ocean. The creamy avocado, crunchy cucumber, and carrots add more tropical flavors.

And the sesame seeds finish the dish beautifully.

This dish is quite nutritious too. It is full of heart-healthy fats.

And it provides close to 30% of your daily fiber needs. So, you’ll definitely feel full after eating this dish.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 334
  • Fats: 20g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Carbs: 16.1g
  • Fiber: 7.2g
  • Sugar: 0g


13. Salmon & Asparagus in Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

Salmon & Asparagus in Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce


Not a fan of raw salmon? Have this Meal Prep Salmon instead.

It’s buttery, garlicky, and juicy. Best of all, it’s cooked, not raw.

And it’s served with crunchy asparagus spears, sweet red onions, and juicy grape tomatoes. It’s a party in your mouth.

Want to add some heat? Feel free to add some hot sauce.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 609
  • Fats: 38.71g
  • Protein: 42.92g
  • Carbs: 24.75g
  • Fiber: 4.09g
  • Sugar: 14.7g


14. Garlic Lime Shrimp with Cilantro Lime Rice

Garlic Lime Shrimp with Cilantro Lime Rice


Can’t get enough shrimp? Have some of this Garlic Lime Shrimp Meal Prep.

Savory, tangy cilantro lime rice is served with juicy shrimp. And there’s nothing small about this shrimp.

That’s because they’re jumbo-sized- just the way shrimp should be (in my humble opinion).

Best of all, you can eat this dish hot or cold. So you can skip the microwave line-up at work. Yes!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 597
  • Fats: 16g
  • Protein: 33g
  • Carbs: 81g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g


15. Salmon Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Salmon Cucumber Chickpea Salad


Salads are a great way to add veggies to your diet. But your typical salad can taste like rabbit food.

And as much as we want to be healthy, no one wants to eat like a rabbit.

This Salmon Cucumber Chickpea Salad tastes like anything but rabbit food. It’s refreshing and full of yummy flavors.

The jalapeno adds a nice amount of heat, while the red wine vinegar adds some sweetness. And the cumin and coriander add some warmth.

Meanwhile, the salmon and chickpeas make it really filling. You won’t be reaching for the donuts after eating this salad.

Besides being rich in protein, chickpeas are pretty nutritious. They are excellent sources of manganese, which is essential for healthy bones.

And they’re rich in fiber, which is good for your digestion.

What I love most about this salad is that it takes only 18 minutes to make. So, it’s a great meal to prep when you don’t have much time.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 361
  • Fats: 18g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Carbs: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 2g


16. Salmon Patties with Spring Salad

Salmon Patties with Spring Salad


Fresh salmon is quite tasty. But let’s face it: it can get pricey.

So, if you’re on a budget, you may not be able to eat as much salmon as you’d like.

With these salmon patties, you can eat to your heart’s delight. That’s because they’re made with canned salmon, which is more affordable.

But even though they’re made with canned salmon, they taste fabulous. The sour cream adds moistness, while the panko makes them crunchy.

And they’re seasoned with perfection. The Spring Salad will make you feel like a queen.

The goat cheese adds luxury, while the fresh mint and tarragon add depths of flavor. Meanwhile, the sweetness of the peas balances out the bitterness of the mixed greens.

Winner, winner, salmon dinner!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 271
  • Fats: 13g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbs: 22g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 5g


17. Shrimp Buddha Bowl

Shrimp Buddha Bowl


Want another tasty way to eat your greens? Here you go!

This Shrimp Buddha Bowl is packed with tons of goodies. There’s juicy lemon-pepper seasoned shrimp, fluffy quinoa, kale, and nicely caramelized butternut squash.

All topped with a sweet, tangy, and savory honey mustard dressing. You’ll want that honey mustard dressing on everything.

So make sure you make extra. To make the dressing, simply add dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, honey, and garlic powder to a bowl.

Then whisk well. Nice and easy!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 389
  • Fats: 13g
  • Protein: 40g
  • Carbs: 29g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 4g


18. Lemon Roasted Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccolini

Lemon Roasted Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccolini


Getting tired of broccoli? Have some broccolini instead.

Broccolini is a cross between broccoli and Chinese broccoli. And unlike broccoli, it is a bit milder.

It also has a sweeter taste than broccoli- perfect if you don’t like your veggies too bitter.

Broccolini contains immune-boosting Vitamins A and C., And it is a good source of potassium which is essential for your heart. So eat up that broccolini!

And this meal prep helps you do just that. Flavorful salmon is served with perfectly roasted broccolini and sweet potatoes.

The cumin adds a pleasant warmth. Meanwhile, the lemon juice adds freshness.

Like it spicy? Add some red pepper flakes!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 282
  • Fats: 14.7g
  • Protein: 20.6g
  • Carbs: 17.6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 2.9g


19. Lemon & Garlic Shrimp with Spring Veggies

Lemon & Garlic Shrimp with Spring Veggies


Winters can be pretty long and dreary. So when spring comes, it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief.

It’s also the perfect time to enjoy spring veggies. This meal prep is a pretty combination of fluffy wild rice, saucy shrimp, and spring veggies like asparagus and zucchini.

And the fresh parsley adds extra spring touches to the dish.

Goodbye winter, hello spring!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 350
  • Fats: 9g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Carbs: 31g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g


20. Salmon Cobb Salad

Salmon Cobb Salad


Time for some Salmon Cobb Salad. Yes, you read that right.

There’s usually chicken in Cobb Salad. However, this one uses salmon- and it works.

The crispy bacon complements the tender salmon nicely. And sweet tomatoes pair well with fatty avocado.

Meanwhile, the hard-boiled eggs make it pretty filling- just the way Cobb Salads always do. This is also just a great high protein lunch.

Make sure you serve this salad without bacon for it to truly be pescatarian!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 427
  • Fats: 29.6g
  • Protein: 24.8g
  • Carbs: 12.1g
  • Fiber: 5.2g
  • Sugar: 0g


21. Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad


Here’s another salad meal prep. After all, you can never have enough salad, right?

This Tuna Salad is full of flavor. The homemade mayo adds creaminess, while the Dijon mustard adds some heat.

And the celery, red bell peppers, and red onions add crunchiness. Meanwhile, the blueberries add some tartness and sweetness- your tastebuds will be happy.

Best of all, you only need 5 minutes to make it. So you can spend less time in the kitchen.

And who doesn’t want that?

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 197
  • Fats: 15g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbs: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g


pescatarian meal prep recipes

21 Pescatarian Meal Prep Ideas You Won't Stop Eating

Yield: 2-4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Need a new meal plan? Incorporate these Pescatarian Meal Prep Ideas into your diet and enjoy eating a healthy diet!


  • 1. Sweet Chili Salmon
  • 2. California Sushi Roll Bowls With Cauliflower Rice
  • 3. Cajun Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles
  • 4. Greek Shrimp Salad With Feta & Rice
  • 5. Broiled Salmon with Cabbage & Green Beans
  • 6. Blackened Shrimp
  • 7. Salmon Meal Prep With Veggies
  • 8. Healthy Shrimp
  • 9. Tuna Salad
  • 10. Crispy Salmon
  • 11. One-Pot Thai Shrimp & Quinoa
  • 12. Cauliflower Rice Salmon Poke Bowl
  • 13. Salmon & Asparagus in Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce
  • 14. Garlic Lime Shrimp with Cilantro Lime Rice
  • 15. Salmon Cucumber Chickpea Salad
  • 16. Salmon Patties with Spring Salad
  • 17. Shrimp Buddha Bowl
  • 18. Lemon Roasted Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccolini
  • 19. Lemon & Garlic Shrimp with Spring Veggies
  • 20. Salmon Cobb Salad
  • 21. Tuna Salad


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  3. Get cooking and make your next Pescatarian Meal Prep!


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Monday 5th of September 2022

Great ideas! This was a helpful list. Thank you!

Wanted to point out that bacon on the salmon cobb salad makes that meal not pescatarian.

Other than that, great list!

Karo @ AllNutritious

Friday 9th of September 2022

Hi Sha, thank you for noticing that! I have added a note :)

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