You’d be hard pressed to find an Aussie menu in summer that doesn’t heavily feature seafood and it’s pretty clear why. Seafood is not only tasty and versatile for a range of summer dishes, it’s also high in protein to keep you satisfied without being left with that heavy feeling.
These 10 recipes featuring wild prawn and lobster are not only good for you, if you choose seafood with the MSC blue fish tick label you know it’s caught using sustainable practices to ensure the environment is protected. That’s seafood you can feel good about.
Wild prawn cocktail
The classic prawn cocktail has been around for decades and we think we know why. It’s super simple, yet effective with creamy mayonnaise that perfectly balances with the sweet prawns. This version gives the traditional dish a slight Mexican-style twist with grilled corn, an avocado and lime emulsion and coriander mayonnaise.
Prawn and mango salad
Sweet prawn meat and tropical mangos come together in perfect harmony to create this fresh summer salad that’s guaranteed to impress. Dress it up for Christmas or give your weeknight dinner an extra touch of style.
Prawns with garlic, chilli, herb butter
This butterflied prawns with garlic, chilli and herb butter dish’s beauty is in its simplicity. With MSC certified prawns you know they’re good for you and good for the ocean too, so there’s always going to be plenty of prawns to go around.
Grilled lobster tails with garlic lemon butter
These succulent grilled lobster tails served with a creamy garlic lemon butter make the ideal accompaniment for your next barbecue. Serve with a fresh salad for a meal you can really feel good about.
Seared wild king prawns
Wild caught king prawns seared and served with fennel, kipfler potatoes, fresh greens and a simple mustard dressing allows their sweet seafood flavour to shine.
This is one for the laksa lovers. Instead of chicken, give this laksa a lux spin by using certified sustainable seafood. Creamy with the right amount of spice and finished with satisfying rice noodles, it’s low in fat and tastes great too.
Wild banana prawns chermoula with lemon and coconut tahini
Looking to try something a little different. Bring out the natural sweetness of your wild prawns with the addition of a fresh chermoula and complemented by a lemon and coconut tahini.
Lobster mornay is one of those classic dishes that will never go out of style. Its beauty lies in the simplicity of flavours that pair perfectly with the sweet lobster meat. Choose an MSC certified lobster and you can feel confident that it’s a dish you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come.
Wild chargrilled Skull Island Tiger Prawns with chilli and garlic oil, avocado mousse and charred greens
Prawns and chilli go together like seafood and sunshine. Add in smokey charred greens and a zingy avocado mousse and you have your ideal summer meal. With MSC certified prawns, you can be sure that it comes from a sustainable wild source leaving you feeling good all round.
Prawn saganaki is one of those dishes that just screams – summer! Fresh wild prawns cooked in the saganaki dish with generous amounts of chilli, tomato and lemon, perfect!
The Marine Stewardship Council is an international non-profit on a mission to end overfishing by setting standards for sustainable fishing and assurance within the seafood supply chain.
To know your seafood is sustainable just look for the MSC blue fish tick label. This means it comes from an MSC certified sustainable fishery.
You can find the MSC label on a wide range of wild-caught seafood products in your local supermarket, including tuna, salmon, hoki, whiting, prawns, lobster and more.