Feel inspired by our collection of succulent seafood sensations below and test them out during the warmer months of silly season. Summer is a great time to enjoy what the ocean has to offer, whether you are a die-hard sashimi with chopsticks fan or prefer the simplicity of skewered prawns on the barbecue with tongs instead. Serve these dishes at your next weekend gathering, lunchtime soiree or even to bring in the New Year, served with chilled white wine, your favourite light beers or fruity cocktails.
Tasty Fish Tacos– Chef Recipe by Jamie Oliver
Still a popular dinner option for hot summer nights, try out this fishy twist on tacos, with a fresh and zesty kick thanks to lime and coriander and a hint of chilli spice to add a fiery dash of excitement to this week’s meal plan.
A perfect idea for Summer barbecues and a great addition to classic chicken skewers, steaks and sausages, these BBQ prawn skewers are best enjoyed with a cold beer from the esky.
If crustaceans are your preferred choice for seafood, don’t go past this tastebud tingling recipe for crab. This dish can get a little messy, so best not to wear white!
Coconut and Coriander Fish Baked in Banana Leaf – Chef Recipe by Ragini Dey
Inspired by West Indian fare, taste the exotic flavours for yourself in this delicate fish, wrapped in banana leaf.
Seared Tuna and Chickpea Salad - Chef Recipe by Hayden Quinn
For the real seafood lovers, try this seared tuna dish on a tasty bed of chickpea salad. Source fish as fresh as you can to avoid any overwhelming fishy aromas.
This mouth-watering meal is great for those with tight schedules. Make this chilli tuna pasta bake in a big batch and enjoy easy lunches and dinners without the hassle, giving you more time for enjoying the beach, after dinner bike rides and long walks at sunset.
A Simple Bass Ceviche – Chef Recipe by Nathan Outlaw
A light starter before the main seafood affair, create this citrusy ceviche to whet your appetite.
Pan Roasted Painted Crayfish and Fried Anchovies– by Peter Kuruvita
If painted crayfish aren’t easy to come by, then substitute this dish with Tasmanian crayfish and really treat your favourite people to a decadent meal.