Easy Seafood Packs Recipe

Easy Seafood Packs Recipe

How To Make Easy Seafood Packs

Taste the refreshing flavors of the sea in these seafood packs. Mussels, cockles, and shrimp are tossed in pureed herbed sauce and grilled in packs.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • ¼cupcilantro,coarsely chopped
  • 4scallions
  • 2large garlic cloves
  • 1tbspthyme,finely chopped
  • 2tspfresh ginger,finely grated
  • ¼scotch bonnet chile
  • 1pinchground allspice
  • 1pinchnutmeg,freshly grated
  • 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • tbsptomato paste
  • tspdistilled white vinegar
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2lbsmussels
  • 2lbscockles
  • 3tomatoes
  • 1lblarge shrimp


  1. Light a grill.

  2. In a food processor, pulse the cilantro with scallions, garlic, thyme, ginger, chile, allspice, and nutmeg until coarsely pureed. Blend in the olive oil, tomato paste, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Transfer 6 tablespoons of the puree to a large bowl. Add the mussels, cockles, and tomatoes and toss to coat.

  4. Tear off 4 20-inch long sheets of extra heavy-duty foil. Mound half of the seafood in the center of each of 2 foil sheets. Add the shrimp to the bowl and toss with the remaining puree. Arrange the shrimp in a layer on the seafood.

  5. Cover with the 2 remaining sheets of foil; fold up the edges all around to seal.

  6. Grill the hobo packs over a hot fire for about 6 minutes, or until sizzling and puffed.

  7. Using oven mitts, transfer the packs to a large rimmed platter. Open the packs carefully, pour the seafood into shallow bowls.

  8. Serve with grilled garlic bread and enjoy.


  • Calories: 553.07kcal
  • Fat: 14.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.28g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.70g
  • Fiber: 2.51g
  • Sugar: 3.72g
  • Protein: 74.89g
  • Cholesterol: 206.38mg
  • Sodium: 1625.36mg
  • Calcium: 228.49mg
  • Potassium: 1235.25mg
  • Iron: 47.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 227.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 41.03mg
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