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Fish & Seafood Recipes

Being island nations, it is only natural for Australia and New Zealand to produce such a wide variety fish and seafood. Discover local recipes for the fresh catch of the day like Sydney rock oysters, New Zealand Kingfish and Moreton Bay bugs.

Oysters Three Ways
An introduction to Australian oysters

Mussels with Thyme and Verjuice
Recipe for Mussels with Thyme and Verjuice

Barbecued Lemon Pepper Salmon Filet
The succulent salmon is coated with a lemon pepper seasoning and then lightly barbecued. It's served with crushed new potatoes drizzled with a garlic lemon dressing.

Barbecued Shrimp
Nothing represents summer better than barbecued shrimp. Simply throw them on the grill and then eat them with a delicious garlic basil olive oil.

Beer Battered Fish and Chips
Fish and chips down at the beach is a perennial Aussie and Kiwi favorite. In this recipe white fish filets are coated with a light beer batter and fried to perfection. The fish is served with a plate of fries and Thai sweet chili sauce for dipping.

Clam Pasta
What better dish to serve at a dinner party than steaming plates of clam pasta. The sweet clams are steamed in a light broth of fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic and white wine and served with spaghetti or linguine pasta.

Fish Burger
A succulent fish burger -- the white fish is coated in a light batter and then fried to perfection. Served on a toasted hamburger bun with homemade tartar sauce and hand-cut potato chips.

Grilled Salmon Salad
In this recipe grilled salmon is served on a bed of mixed greens and watercress infused with Japanese flavors with a dressing of light soy sauce, lemon juice, freshly grated ginger and onion.

Pan Fried Trout with Garlic and Lemon Recipe
Trout's subtle flavor is best left to speak for itself. This recipe's flavors are simple -- garlic, lemon juice and a little butter is all that's required.

Pan-Fried Salmon with Soba Noodle Salad
Crispy pan-fried salmon is served on a bed of soba noodles tossed with Julienned capsicum (peppers) and cucumber. The noodles are dressed with a simple mixture of soy sauce, mirin and lemon juice and garnished with fresh mint.

Shrimp Pesto Penne with Roasted Vegetables
Delicious for lunch or dinner, Penne pasta is served with juicy shrimp and roasted vegetables with a pesto sauce.

Spaghetti with Anchovies, Garlic Scape Pesto & Toasted Breadcrumbs
In this delicious pasta recipe spaghetti is served tossed with anchovies, garlic scape pesto and topped with toasted breadcrumbs.

Thai Basil Clams
Thai Basil Clams may not seem too Australian but it certainly is a popular dish served at many a Thai restaurant. Clams, also known as "pipis," are stir-fried with Thai basil and a delicious sauce made of garlic, Thai fish sauce and roasted chili paste.

Thai Fried Rice with Crab
A popular Thai dish in Australia, fried rice with crab can be found on many a Thai restaurant's menu.

Thai Salmon Curry
In this recipe a succulent salmon filet is lightly poached in a red curry coconut broth with green beans, Thai basil and cilantro. The delicious meal is served with steamed jasmine rice.

Grilled Seafood Salad with Persimmons Recipe
This deluxe grilled seafood salad showcases Australia’s top quality seafood with one of summer’s most luscious fruits -- persimmon.

Thai Steamed Trout
The freshwater trout is prized for its sweet, delicate pink flesh. In this recipe it is steamed the Thai way with lime juice, cilantro, garlic and chili. The result is succulent and flavorful.

Seafood stew
Make sure you've got plenty of crusty bread to mop up the delicious sauce in this gorgeous seafood stew infused with smoked hot paprika.

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