When it comes to gift-giving, seafood is a big hit, which is why we’ve created our top 10 list of the best seafood gifts you can find online. In this review, we have featured something for everyone—from entire dinners fresh from the Maine Coast, to special gadgets for seafood lovers. Most people don’t go out of their way to splurge on seafood, and that’s what makes it the ideal way to let someone know how much they are appreciated. If you want to give a gift that will be remembered, take a look at our top picks.
1. Alaskan Colossal Red King Crab Legs
Fresh from the icy cold waters of Bristol Bay, these colossal red king crab legs are sure to please the recipient. They can be purchased in quantities from three to eight pounds, and they come pre-cooked so your gift won’t create any extra work. They can be prepared in a variety of different ways or eaten as-is. The company ships these beauties out overnight from Monday to Thursday.
2. Charleston Seafood Littleneck Clams, 128-Ounce Box
Yes, you can actually purchase a 128-ounce box of littleneck clams and have them shipped right to the door or your favorite person. Each box contains approximately 100 live littleneck clams packed in ice (but not frozen) in a styrofoam shipping container and ready to prepare.
Charleston Seafood is one of the premier purveyors of fresh seafood in the US and is one of the top-rated brands when it comes to gourmet gifts.
3. Two Pounds of Fresh Maine Lobster Meat by Maine Lobster Now
If you want to send a no-fuss gift to your favorite lobster lover, two pounds of fresh Maine lobster meat is the way to go. The lobster comes cooked and shelled so there is no work involved. Maine Lobster Now catches their lobsters in the open waters of the Atlantic, and they are shipped fresh overnight from Monday through Thursday.
4. Prime Waters Atlantic Salmon from Norway
Farm-raised in the pristine and icy waters of Norway, this Atlantic salmon has a mild flavor and smooth texture sure to please any palate. Flash-frozen immediately, your order contains 14 (five-ounce each) individually vacuum-sealed salmon portions. They come deboned with the skin on and can be kept frozen for up to a year. Each shipment includes two cedar planks for cooking. Raised without antibiotics, this top-quality salmon is traceable from the sea to your table.
5. Pre-Sliced, Fully Trimmed, Smoked Salmon by New York’s Delicacy
This smoked Salmon by New York’s Delicacy has received more than 30 awards for its magnificent taste and quality. Available in several sizes, It has been hatched in the waters of the Chilean Patagonia and raised in the South Pacific. It contains no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives and is Kosher, high in Omega 3, and gluten-free. Smoked salmon is the ideal gift for a friend or colleague and will store in the freezer for up to a year. New York’s Delicacy offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Smaller quantities are available.
6. Urban Accents CATCH OF THE DAY, Seafood Spice Rub Seasoning Gift Set
If you are looking for an inexpensive gift for seafood lovers, Urban Accents offers this gourmet seafood spice rub seasoning gift set at an affordable price. It comes with three different rubs; Fisherman’s Wharf, Kodiak Salmon, and Sonoma Pepper. Each has its own unique blend of herbs and spices and is perfect for the home chef. Highly reviewed, the spice rubs come in an attractive box that is perfect for gift-giving.
7. Zojirushi America EF-VPC40 Fish Roaster
For the chef who has everything, the gift of a fish roaster will be a pleasant surprise. This powerful 1300-watt roaster features an extra-wide stainless-steel roasting rack that can accommodate fish up to 13 ¾ wide. The top and bottom both have heating elements that allow delicate fish to cook without the need for flipping, and a 30-minute timer ensures a perfect result every time. An odor filter removes the fishy smell, and the included food server will help you remove it easily without breakage.
8. Crab And Lobster Crackers And Picks Four Guest Set
This crab and lobster crackers set for four includes four crackers and four picks made with heavy-duty die-cast zinc alloy. The perfect gift for seafood lovers, it can be used for clams, oysters, crabs, lobsters, and more. The set comes in a sturdy, form-fitted cardboard box for easy storage. The manufacturer recommends that you hand wash these utensils although they are dishwasher safe. This high-quality set is distributed by Smedley and York.
9. American Seafood: Heritage, Culture & Cookery From Sea to Shining Sea
Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award in the US in the Fish and Seafood category, This fascinating hardcover book is the perfect gift for the seafood lover or fisherman on your list. The book takes a look at maritime history in the US, (including native American fisheries) different fishing technologies over the years, and how some of our most famous seafood dishes came to be. Author Barton Seaver provides information on preferred cooking methods for seafood. A complete alphabetized index of species tops off this marvelous read.
10. Maine Lobsterman’s Catch by Hancock Gourmet Lobster Company
Straight from Cundy’s Harbor, Maine, this complete seafood meal for four to six people is the ultimate seafood gift. It is shipped frozen and packed into heavy foil bags in two boxes, ready for the recipient to thaw and grill or bake at their leisure. The Maine Lobsterman’s Catch includes mussels, sea scallops, lobster tails, shrimp, corn on the cob, and baby potatoes, all steamed in the company’s famous lemon butter sauce. Hancock Gourmet Lobster Company is an award-winning purveyor of gourmet seafood and this gift will be remembered for years to come.
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By BCR Staff