Seafood Recipes

Enjoying fresh seafood with friends and family can be the perfect way to celebrate a wonderful day out.

If you have a tasty recipe that you would like to share on The Fishing Website, click here to e-mail it to us.

You can also check out the recipe section in our discussion forum for more inspiration.

Bon Appetit!

Gurnard Tacos
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Kaelah James is taking the Instagram world by storm by posting delicious kaimoana recipes and sharing her amazing outdoors adventures with her whanau.... Read More >

Southern Fried Fish Wings
August 2022

The Kai Ika Project team offer a healthy and sustainable alternative to traditional fast-food - Southern fried fish wings.... Read More >

Hapuku with a Summer Salad by Bea Bagnall
July 2022

Bea Bagnall creates a refreshing Hapuku with Summer Salad dish... Read More >

Whole Fish BBQ - Stuffed Snapper With Sauteed Veg
July 2022

Summer is the season for Kiwis to spend time with friends and family on the water, and BBQs are a traditional gathering place to enjoy some... Read More >

John Dory With Zoodles
July 2022

Bea Bagnall shares her recipe with John Dory and Pesto Noodles... Read More >

Prawn & Coriander Fritters
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Bea Bagnall shares her recipe for delicious prawn and coriander fritters... Read More >

Fish Head Recipes
May 2022

  Did you know each part of the fish can be used in a way that helps provide food for more people?... Read More >

Snapper Samosas
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Bea Bagnall shares her recipe for delicious snapper samosas... Read More >

Smoked Fish Pie
April 2022

The Kai Ika Project is a non-profit initiative bringing communities together to share previously underutilised fish parts in order to reduce waste and feed the community... Read More >

Trevally Frame Tartare
March 2022

A recipe for trevally frame tartare is shared... Read More >

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