Sustainable seafood recipes: alternatives to salmon

Farmed salmon may have been declared an unsustainable fish in Australia but we can still enjoy our ocean’s bounty if we’re smart about what we choose.

Farmed Atlantic salmon from Tasmania has been downgraded in its sustainability rating by the Australian Marine Conservation Society, which means we should give salmon stocks a break and choose more sustainable seafood when we're at the fishmonger.

Not sure what to choose to do your bit for the planet? These recipes feature only sustainable, regret-free seafood that show simple substitutions can deliver big on flavour while ensuring the supply of seafood for future generations.

Wild Australian mackerel, flathead, sardines and pink snapper are all good alternatives to salmon, while farmed prawns, wild-caught blue swimmer crab and blue mussels are luxurious yet versatile options for your seafood fix.