News & Seafood Recipes We Love

Recipe: Classic Curried Prawns
A family favourite of ours and the perfect winter meal. We have fond memories of curried prawns in our family – a heart-warming dish for those cold winter nights. We love to serve ours with rice of course, or on...
Recipe: Homemade Prawn and Prosciutto Pizza
There’s nothing quiet like homemade pizza. It can be as complex or as simple as you like. Treat this month’s recipe as a point of inspiration - the base, sauce and topping combinations can be endless. We’ve got tried and...
Recipe: Easy and Delicious Smoked Salmon Dip
'Tis the season to indulge, and that’s why we love this Smoked Salmon Dip recipe – it not only adds a touch of sophistication to your holiday spread, but it is super simple and always a crowd-pleaser.     Ingredients:...
Recipe: Maine-Style Lobster Roll
The origin of the lobster roll is a topic of debate, but it's believed to have originated in the United States, particularly in the New England region. The most traditional style of Lobster Roll is sometimes known as Maine-Style, where...
Recipe: Pickled Baby Octopus
The art of pickling has been part of culinary traditions for centuries, a practice born out of necessity for preserving food in times when refrigeration was a luxury. Pickling involves submerging food items in a mixture of vinegar, salt, sugar,...
Recipe: Swordfish Souvlaki with Lemon and Herb Pilaf
Swordfish Souvlaki with Lemon and Herb Pilaf - a delightful fusion of tastes that captures the essence of Greece. Join us in exploring the rich history of beloved Greek dish Souvlaki, and the health benefits of swordfish. This recipe is from...
Recipe: Snapper Ceviche
Ceviche, a popular dish originating from the coastal regions of Latin America, has captured the hearts and palates of food enthusiasts around the world. With its vibrant colours, bold flavours, and emphasis on fresh ingredients, ceviche has become a beloved culinary delight. In this recipe blog, we delve into the origins, preparation, and diverse variations of this refreshing seafood dish.
Recipe: Stir-fried Garlic Prawn Udon
This is a quick and easy mid-week dinner that will delight the whole family. There are many different ways you can prepare this dish. We’ve opted for our favourite Stir Fried Garlic Prawns with Udon Noodles. They make the yummiest leftovers for lunch the next day too!
Recipe: Pan Fried Flathead with Broad Bean and Fennel Salad
Dusky Flathead is the largest of the Australian flathead species and can be recognised by the patterns on the pectoral and caudal fins. In terms of nutrition, flathead has as much protein as meat but a lot less fat and all Australian white fish have been deemed as having enough omega 3 to be considered a good source of this essential nutrient.
Recipe: Oysters with Zesty Japanese Vinaigrette
This month we’ve decided to put a Japanese spin on our classic oyster recipe with a zesty Japanese vinaigrette. We love this recipe with the creaminess of Sydney Rock Oysters but for a genuine Japanese experience, Pacific Oysters are more accurate, as they originated in Japan.
Recipe: Spaghetti alle Vongole
Spaghetti alle Vongole is a seafood pasta dish originating in Naples, Italy that couples pasta with clams. This simple Neopolitan recipe packs a powerful punch and as with most simple dishes, the quality of the ingredients is paramount to its success.
Recipe: Classic Oyster Mignonette
We’ve got the simplest and most divine way to serve your freshly shucked oysters. You can’t muck this one up, we promise. It’s so easy, quick to prepare and yummy that we’re sure you’ll be dishing up Classic Oyster Mignonette every date night and plenty of other nights too.
Recipe: Pan Fried Barramundi with Spicy Mango Salsa

If we took a poll and asked Australians what food best represents summer to them, the chances are that the two heroes of this dish would be high on the list. Juicy, ripe mangoes and fresh seafood are the stuff of family BBQs and celebrations all around Australia. 

The simplicity of this month’s recipe is perfect - no slaving away at a hot stove for longer than a few minutes - and best of all, it packs a mighty flavour punch and is super healthy. 

Recipe: Scallops Three Ways

Scallop meat is sweet, delicate and tender and is not difficult to prepare. Our recipe below provides three different ways to serve this popular mollusc but if you are running short on time and just want to enjoy yourself with family and friends without the hassle of cooking, we sell some delicious ready-made flavoured butters that provide the ultimate short cut (and bonus – no-one ever has to know!)

Recipe: Coconut Poached Salmon with Asian Greens
One of Australia’s most popular summer seafood choices for festive menus is Salmon. A favourite of chefs the world over, we’ve found a delicious recipe that pairs our Atlantic Salmon with the delicate flavours of coconut, lemongrass and ginger, perfectly matched with Asian greens for a healthy and spectacular summer favourite.
Recipe: Stuffed BBQ Squid
With the weather slowly warming up, we’re all looking to our barbeques, dusting them off and hankering for some sunny days to entertain. This month we’ve found you a recipe that takes advantage of the beautiful Australian wild caught whole squid tubes that we stock here at Dawson's Oyster Supplies. 
Recipe: Ginger & Lemongrass Whole Baked Snapper
Whether it be for a small dinner party or a family dinner, a centerpiece of whole baked Snapper looks impressive. This month’s recipe won’t just be impressive, it will explode with the flavours of ginger, lemongrass and chilli and will be a crowd pleaser.
Recipe: Thai Coconut Mussels
Shellfish has a reputation for being expensive and many people only think to eat mussels when they eat out. Mussels, however, are a surprisingly easy shellfish to cook and prepare, incredibly healthy for you and very economical.
Recipe: Australian Blue Swimmer Crab Cakes with Dill Mayonnaise
At Dawson’s Oysters, we believe that our beautiful Australian Blue Swimmer Crab meat is so delicious and healthy it should be eaten all year round. Check out this easy Australian Blue Swimmer Crab Cakes with Dill Mayonnaise recipe.