Wild Seafood Recipes

The following recipes are for wild caught seafood

For recipes of farmed seafood click here.

Paua in its shell with garlic, soy and butter

The beautiful salad with its blue green flashes of the paua is a dish guaranteed to wow guests. 

Robert Oliver 


Grilled blue cod with saffron cockle broth

This blue cod and cockle dish, combined with the earthy taste and golden glow of saffron, creates an easy but special one-dish meal.

Julie Le Clerc 


Paua and fennel salad

This recipe is not only tasty, but gets those who think they don’t like paua eating it… and coming back for more

Brett McGregor


Cajun fish tacos

A guilt-free fish feast created by no-fuss chef and best-selling author, Annabel Langbein.

Annabel Langbein


Tea-smoked kahawai

Kahawai, with its almost meaty texture is perfect for smoking.

Lauraine Jacobs


Raw fish kokoda 

A delicious Fijian dish that hits all the right spots.

Grahame Thorne


Bacon-wrapped cod with little-neck clams

Try out one of the signature dishes served up at the infamous Fleur's Place in Moeraki.

Fleur Sullivan


Trevally ceviche


This super simple and refreshing dish combines flavours of the Pacific - coconut, mango and fish.

Nadia Lim




Green curry of yellow tail kingfish with bean sprouts and crisp shallots

Wrap your mouth around this Asian-inspired dish.

Shaun Clouston


Kina tempura 


A mouth-watering dish that takes two seconds to make!

Martin Bosley



Fish ball tagine

A great way to transform kingfish or kahawai fillets.

Peta Mathias


Puspa and Magan’s sauteed masala herrings

A specialty of top seafood chef Al Brown.

Al Brown