Whatever the reason, there are plenty of alternatives and additions out there to the traditional roast turkey. We’ve picked 5 inspirational recipes that you can use as a replacement, or a side dish, this Christmas. From a succulent roast salmon, to seared scallops, these mouth-watering dishes are simple to create too!

Polish Carp at Christmas

Christmas Carp

This Pan-fried carp recipe is the perfect dish for a festive family feast. It’s a historical dish in Poland, eaten as part of the Wigilia meal, where the carp is often kept in the family bathtub for a few days after buying it, keeping it for the big day.





Seared scallops

Seared Scallops, salsify and brown shrimp

This exciting and unique recipe has elegance written all over it. The tang of the blood orange offsets the plump scallops and shrimps, giving this a brilliant flavour to it. Download it now.






Lobster Thermidor luxury at Christmas

Lobster Thermidor

A French dish, this Lobster Thermidor offers something a little different and luxurious to your Christmas menu. This stunning dish is surprisingly simple to make, and will wow family and friends.






Salmon en croute at Christmas

Salmon en croute

This lightly baked Salmon en croute is the perfective centrepiece this festive period. With creamy spinach and almonds wrapped within, this straightforward recipe will make easy work of what can be a challenging dish.





Roast Salmon

With hasselback potatoes and beurre blanc, this Roast Salmon is an easy alternative Christmas dinner idea is guaranteed to impress your guests. Ready in just an hour and entirely gluten-free, why not give it a go this Christmas?