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28 warm and wintry seafood recipes

Because seafood isn't just for summer.

Brodetto

Nic Gossage (main)

Sure, braised and slow-cooked meats are nice. But if you’re seeking to lighten your winter cooking, seafood is the gift that keeps on giving. Showcase the best of the ocean’s catch in any number of seafood stew:s Stefano Manfredi’s orzo alla marinara, for example, or Damien Pignolet’s bouillabaisse, plus brodetto and cotriade. See also: scallop pies, Victor Liong’s Sichuan poached fish, and clam chowders. The world’s your oyster.

one-pot Prawn curry in silver pan showing yellow curry, prawns and vegetables
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Prawn curry

Photo: James Moffatt

Ahana Dutt’s maache’r paturi (fish wrapped in banana leaves)

Braised beans with chorizo and calamari
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Braised beans with chorizo and calamari

Photo: Craig Wall

Seafood in hot-and-sour broth

Photo: Alicia Taylor

Victor Liong’s Sichuan sour and spicy poached fish with pickled mustard greens

Fish pie with piped potato
Photo: Chris Court

Fish pie with piped potato

Fragrant seafood and burghul parcels
Photo: Chris Court

Fragrant seafood and burghul parcels

Photo: Craig Wall

Coconut dhal with barramundi

Bouillabaisse
Photo: Rob Shaw

How to make bouillabaisse with Damien Pignolet

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Salt-and-pepper squid

Fish curry with cucumber salad and coriander chutney
Photo: Kristoffer Paulsen

Sunda’s fish curry with cucumber salad and coriander chutney

O Tama Carey's pipis with bay leaves and gentle curry sauce recipe
Photo: Ben Dearnley

O Tama Carey’s pipis with bay leaves and gentle curry sauce

Steamed fish fillets with ginger and spring onions
Photo: Alicia Taylor

Kylie Kwong’s steamed fish fillets with ginger, soy sauce and spring onions

Trout with brown butter, capers and garlic
Photo: William Meppem

Trout with brown butter, capers and garlic

Snapper curry with green beans and coriander
Photo: William Meppem

Snapper curry with green beans and coriander

Steamed barramundi, chilli black beans and pickled mustard greens
Photo: Sharyn Cairns

Lee Ho Fook’s steamed barramundi, chilli black beans and pickled mustard greens

Photo: William Meppem

Crab, prawn and fennel stew with rouille

Seafood stew with risoni
Photo: Chris Chen and Ben Dearnley

Seafood stew with risoni

Crab soup with pickled vegetable and tomato
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Tony Tan’s crab soup with pickled vegetable and tomato

Spaghetti with clams and butter
Photo: William Meppem

Spaghetti with clams and butter

Photo: Nic Gossage

A short history of brodetto, and a recipe too

New England-style clam chowder
Photo: Chris Chen

New England-style clam chowder

Scallop pies
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Jackman & McRoss’s scallop pies

Lau Family Kitchen's calamari with shrimp sauce
Photo: Mark Roper

Lau’s Family Kitchen’s calamari with shrimp sauce

Seafood and fennel pie

Orzo alla marinara (seafood and barley stew)
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Stefano Manfredi’s orzo alla marinara (seafood and barley stew)

Fish and prawn pie
Photo: William Meppem

Matt Moran’s fish and prawn pie

Cotriade
Photo: William Meppem

Cotriade

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