Not quite herbivore, not quite carnivore, pescetarianism is all about eliminating meat from your diet, with the exception of seafood. With it's high concentration of vitamins, minerals, protein and Omega 3 Fatty Acids, centering your diet around fish can be an excellent way to nourish your body and keep it healthy, without feeling like you're missing out on anything. Even if you're a bona fide carnivore, you're not going to want to miss out on our picks for the top 5 best fish dishes in Dubai.
#1: Crispy Soft Shell Crab
Crispy on the outside, soft and succulent on the inside, this contrast of textures makes Fumé's crab an absolute must have. Topped with a delicious combo of hot and spicy Jalapeño dressing and a side of slaw, this dish is sure to satisfy.
Order from Fumé: Marina Mall
This hot and spicy soup is bursting with juicy prawns, vermicelli noodles and boiled egg. Flavoured with a perfect mix of creamy coconut and aromatic lemongrass, this soup is an exotic way of enjoying shellfish that we're sure you're going to love.
#3 Mediterranean Crusted Salmon
Delicious and nutritious, this Mediterranean herb crust showcases salmon in an entirely different way! Served on a bed of peppery wild rocket and tangy ratatouille, this sumptuous dish tastes just as good as it looks.
Order from Sun&: The Palm
#4 Seafood Paella
Is there a better way to enjoy fish than in a traditional Spanish paella? We don't think so! Premium Iranian saffron, fragrant herbs and bomba rice accompany a range of flavourful fish in this absolute classic that's perfect for sharing!
Order from Alto Mar: Jumeirah 2
#5 Luau Bowl
Filled with salmon, mixed greens, red onions, sugar snap peas, portobello mushrooms, carrots, baby tomatoes and topped with a splash of sesame soy sauce, this super-healthy bowl is a great way of getting your greens and enjoying some delicious fish at the same time!
Order from Aloha Poke: Business Bay
There you have it, a mouth-watering list of some of our favourite fish dishes in Dubai! Have you tried any? Let us know below!
[Disclaimer: This blog is based on personal opinions, experience and research. We love food, but are no substitute to professional health and dietary professionals.]