5 Beautiful Crudos to Make for Valentine's Day

By F&W Editors Posted February 09, 2017

Raw fish is so romantic.

Crudo, typically made with thinly sliced raw fish, is an impressive, restaurant-worthy dish that's easy to make at home. All you need is a good seafood purveyor and a sharp knife. Impress your Valentine with these simple, gorgeous seafood crudos, plus a vegetarian version.

1. Scallop Crudo with Lemon and Piment d'Espelette

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This elegant crudo features thin slices of raw sea scallops topped with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice and a sprinkling of mildly spicy red pepper.

2. Red Snapper Crudo with Watercress Pesto

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Chef Matt Molina's healthy crudo comes together in just 30 minutes.

3. Scallop Crudo with Pecans and Ponzu Sauce

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Seafood master Eric Ripert's amazing crudo features an unexpected yet delicious combination of toasted pecans, Japanese ponzu sauce and aged balsamic vinegar.

4. Fennel, Apple and Avocado Crudo

Food & Wine: Fennel, Apple and Avocado Crudo

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Pink peppercorns add slightly spicy, fruity flavor to this delicious vegetable crudo.

5. Scallop Crudo with Wasabi-Ginger Ponzi

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This easy crudo has plenty of umami flavor.

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