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Coconut crab and green mango salad

"This salad bursts with fresh, vibrant flavours and became a signature on my Paramount menus," says Christine Manfield. "I capitalised on using green mangoes in many dishes as they became more widely available. Blue swimmer crabs from South Australia have the most delicious sweet meat. It's best to buy them whole, cook them yourself and carefully pick the meat from the shell - a tedious task but it gives the best flavour. This entree also works well with spanner crab meat (you can buy this in packs ready cooked from reliable fishmongers). The sweetness of the crab, the richness of the fresh coconut and the sourness of green mango make a wonderful partnership. It's all about harmony on the palate and using the very best produce."

Supernormal
Asian
  • 180 flinders la,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9650 8688,
    www.supernormal.net.au
  • Sun-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri & Sat 11am-midnight

Supernormal
-37.816027,144.968478

What Andrew McConnell Did Next is this edgy Japan-channelling, pan-Asian eating house at the bottom of BHP Billiton's new headquarters in Flinders Lane. A large concrete box of a space with a super-neutral colour scheme (pale wood panelling, white booths), a lengthy zinc-topped bar and a basement that includes a karaoke room, Supernormal delivers modern Asian-eating-house smarts design-wise and through finely crafted dishes bearing McConnell's trademark deft, original touch. Raw wild kingfish might arrive with a spicy yuzu kosho, while fresh sea urchin might join forces with a seaweed cracker. Dumplings and bao, excellent vegetable dishes, such as braised eggplant with tofu, and beautifully cooked meat - a pepper-sauced braised short-rib, say - deliver something for everyone. Miso-flavoured, soft-serve, Japanese-themed cocktails and a quirky wine list widen the appeal.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $6-$18

    M $34-$36

    D $9-$16

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Booking:
  • Bookings only for dinner and 6+
  • Chef:
  • Todd Moses & Andrew McConnell

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