Seafood Recipes

Chef Paulie Hooton shared this Kingfish recipe in our 2018 Valentines Day class.  With a vibrant crunchy salad and sesame, chilli, lime dressing, the flavours matched perfectly with a glass of chilled Babich Sauvignon Blanc. Serves:  4.  Chef:  Paulie Hooton Ingredients 500gm Kingfish fillet, halved lengthways 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp mirin 1 tsp […]

This Thai style mussel salad makes a great light starter or canape at a gathering if served in lettuce cups. Serves 6 1 kg GreenshellTM mussel meat, debearded 30ml of water 30 ml fresh lime juice (Or use homegrown cold pasteurised lime juice) 100g palm sugar, grounded 50ml fish sauce 60g fresh coriander 50g chopped […]

Pan cooked fresh Kahawai is delicious served with salsa verde (herb sauce). Serves:  4.  Chef:  Paulie Hooton ½ cup Italian parsley, picked ½ cup basil leaf ½ cup mint leaf ¼ cup gherkins ¼ capers 2 garlic cloves 2 lemons, juiced 100ml Lupi olive oil Sea salt and pepper Crush the garlic, add parsley, basil, […]

Light and zingy freshness from lemon and fresh herbs match perfectly with grilled squid.  Skordalia sauce adds a creaminess to the dish. Serves:  4.  Chef:  Paulie Hooton 600gm squid tubes 4 thick slices ciabatta 1½ cup water 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 1 tbsp red wine vinegar ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (2 […]

A perfect combination of textures and flavours to showcase freshly smoked salmon.  Serve as an entree or showcase as the main meal. Serves:  4 (entree)  Chef:  Paulie Hooton 300gm smoked salmon, top end 1 Cos lettuce, washed 200gm bacon streaky, chopped 100gm parmesan 4 eggs ¼ loaf ciabatta 1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced 100gm […]

Whipped salmon is a great addition to any antipasto platter and a great match with Chardonnay.  Serve with crostini. Serves:  6 (entree) Chef:  Paulie Hooton Ingredients 300gm Smoked salmon (end piece), check for bones 250gm Crème fraiche 20gm fresh thyme, picked leaf only 1 lemon, zested and juiced Salt and white pepper to season Method […]

Fish skewers are a great summer BBQ recipe – quick to prepare, can be matched with a variety of flavours plus your choice of (firm fleshed) fish such as Hapuku, Salmon, Kingfish, Monkfish, Gurnard, Rubyfish or Swordfish. Serves: 4.  Chef:  John Campbell 600gm market fresh firm fish (can use 2 different types) Bamboo skewers, pre-soaked […]

Fresh fish is cured (cooked) in citrus and finished with coconut cream.  Great with snapper, tarakihi, trevally or kingfish.  Ask your fishmonger to remove skin from the fillets.  A great versatile dish – try adding diced red capsicum or slightly more adventurous fresh diced mango or seedless grapes.  Serving option:  lettuce cup (cos, gem or […]

Chef Steve Roberts shared this fabulous paua recipe in his recent ‘Stunning NZ Seafood’ class at the Seafood School.  You can purchase minced paua at the Auckland Fish Market (if no snorkellers in the family….) Makes:  12 fritters (approx.)  Chef:  Steve Roberts Fritter batter base mix 3 large eggs ⅓ cup self-raising flour 2 tbsp […]

A flavoursome way to use any fresh white fish you have available. Serves:  4.  Chef:  Petra New 150gm fresh market fish eg: gurnard, terakihi 200gm prawn meat 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2cm ginger, grated 2 tbsp chives, chopped 2 tbsp coriander stalk, chopped 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp Kikkoman soy sauce 24 Gyoza wrappers […]