seafood

mussel dip
easy mussel dip

Imagine taking your favourite cooked seafood and a few other ingredients and with the help of your food processor within seconds you made your own fresh, full flavoured seafood dip. Here we have used mussels but you could use salmon, or smoked fish or shrimp – but the mussels are inexpensive and so full flavoured


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pan fried scallops
pan fried scallops with coconut carrot salad

Quickly seared scallops with this tasty carrot salad may seem an unusual combination but it really works – don’t let the simplicity fool you – this could be served in a posh eatery – but at home it’s even better.   Ingredients Serves: 1 This recipe comes from top chef Cameron Lawless – he serves


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prawn fritters
prawn fritters (cucur udang)

These Malaysian shrimp fritters are easy to prepare. The fritters are traditionally served as an appetizer – however you choose to serve it, they are simply delicious! PRAWN FRITTERS (Cucur Udang) If using uncooked prawns (they are pink when cooked) just pour hot boiling water over the prawns then after 1 minute, place immediately in


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seafood and leek tart
seafood and leek tart

Warning: this is the most amazing seafood tart – forget a cream and egg custard – this is a white sauce to which you add the seafood and it is so good you will be stealing pieces from the plate when no one is looking!   Ingredients 2 sheets Edmonds Savoury Short Pastry (40% less


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steamed barramundi
steamed barramundi with chinese wine dressing

This recipe is a little bit of an effort but so worth it! After a recent trip to Melbourne and a visit to Coda where we sampled this dish – my fellow samplers and I agreed it was some of the best fish ever tasted and thanks to chef Matthew Lawdorn for the recipe –


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vietnamese prawn omelet
vietnamese prawn omelet

You love eggs and you have a little cooked chicken or prawns in the fridge to “re-invent”and turn into this amazing omelet – forget bacon and snarlers after this option. Imagine egg, peanuts, herbs, prawn and sprouts with a hint of spicy sauce – oh yes it’s good!   Ingredients Serves 1 – very generous


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lemon ginger hapuka and vegetables in parchment

This recipe is delicious and simple. Try it with other types of fish and experiment with vegetables you like. So quick! ingredients serves: 2 time: 25 minutes   1 ½ Tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1 Tsp grated lemon rind 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 3.5 cm knob of fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 x 200


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mussel and bacon pasta

This is a hearty delicious pasta dish – we take out some of the work by using store bought mussels in brine. ingredients 250 g fettucine pasta 200g shoulder bacon, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic 1 tsp minced fresh ginger 250 g crème fraiche 500 g mussels, chopped Salt and pepper to taste


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oyster-stew
oyster stew

The secret to this soup is the gentle cooking of the oysters and using any of the juice leftover from the oyster pottle in the stock – NEVER throw away that taste of the sea. ingredients 2 tbsp finely chopped onion olive oil 1 large potato 1 carrot finely chopped 1 stick celery, finely sliced


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KingPrawnSlaw
chillied king prawns

This dish is delicious and inexpensive, be as brave as you want with the chilli’s.   ingredients 500g frozen cleaned, uncooked king prawn tails – defrosted 2 tbsp oil or butter 3 tbsp chilli sauce 1 packet instant noodles 5 tbsp mixed seeds – sunflower, pumpkin sesame, linseed – whatever you have ¼ small green


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pea-prawn-stir-fry
pea & prawn stir fry

Serves 4-6   500 g pre-cooked prawns with tails on 50 g butter 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 cups frozen peas 1 cup chopped celery 250g mung bean sprouts ½-1 tsp celery salt 3 spring onions ½ tsp chilli flakes 1 lemon, juice and zest 1 tbsp white wine 3 tbsp aioli Freshly ground black


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orzo-salad
orzo salad

serves 4-6   2 cups orzo (rice shaped pasta) 1-2 cups diced tomatoes 3/4 cup diced cucumber 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup chopped mint 2 tsp lemon peel 1 capsicum diced and seeded 3-6 cups cooked seafood (mussels, cooked salmon, prawns etc.) a small handful of snow peas


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Franklin
salmon & caper tartare

This is a super simple stunning starter created by Kathy. Whenever you eat this salmon you feel instantly revived. SERVES 4   3 tbsp salted capers 1 bunch spring onions or 1 medium red onion Small bunch mint 500 g salmon fillets, skinned and boned 3 tbsp vodka or gin 3 tbsp extra virgin olive


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asian salmon

Always use the best possible fresh salmon for this dish.   600gm fresh salmon fillet 2 Tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp sesame oil 2 Tbsp oyster sauce 1 tsp fresh ginger, finely grated 1 small clove crushed garlic 2 spring onions, finely sliced 2 red chilli, diced and deseeded Handful basil, chopped 8 Tbsp coconut


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Crab Cakes
crab cakes

You could never imagine cans of crab meat could work so well, even “non-seafood lovers” devour these with enthusiasm.   ingredients Serves 4 takes 40 mins 2 x 170g cans crabmeat 2/3 cup Panko breadcrumbs 2 large eggs 2 Tbsp Dijon mayonnaise Salt and pepper 2 spring onions (finely chopped) 2 Tbsp finely chopped parsley


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mussel fritters revisted

For some time mussels have been roughly chopped and thrown into batter and a rather thick meaty mussel fritter have become standard issue in food trucks and fish shops/cafes around the country. This recipe goes back to how your Grandmother made a seafood fritter – a little mincing of the onion and the seafood makes


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sushi bowl
sushi bowl

This is quick to make only takes 20 mins     ingredients   500 g cooked brown rice 170 g lemon pepper flavoured tuna, drained Zest of one lemon 1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped 1/2 cup snow pea shoots, chopped 2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion 1/2 cup finely diced celery 50 g sliced pickled


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Super Easy Seafood Salad
super easy seafood salad

At this time of the year when you are dreaming of lighter fare you can create a simple salad using frozen, canned and fresh ingredients – this is as much a method as it is a recipe!     ingredients   Serves 2 11/2 cups frozen cooked prawns defrosted ½ cup diced smoked mussels a


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easy light tuna fettuccine
easy light tuna fettuccine

Simple, fresh and not expensive – that’s good news! Serves 4 Takes 25mins     ingredients   3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp chilli flakes 370g can tuna in oil 400g fettuccine 2 lemons, juice and zest 1 cup fresh rocket leaves 1 tbsp Italian parsley, chopped Salt


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baked seafood rice
baked seafood rice

You can use frozen marinara mix for this dish – just defrost in fridge and drain well or we used fresh seafood marinara mix at the supermarket 250g for $3.50. Serves 4 takes 40 mins     ingredients   2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 finely chopped onion 2 finely chopped garlic cloves 1


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best seafood chowder
best seafood chowder

Always add a little of the water from the cooked mussels for great flavour for this soup.     ingredients   Serves 6 takes 25 mins 500g frozen seafood marinara mix 15 fresh mussels (remove beards) 15 g butter 3 bacon rashers, finely chopped 1 red capsicum, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 6


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