Prawn Pad Thai Noodles

October 24, 2017

Pad Thai Noodles are a family favourite and this recipe by Annabel is a simple but tasty dish that will take no time at all to whip up. Check out the original post here. Ingredients: 400g dried rice stick noodles ½ cup thai sweet chilli sauce, plus extra to serve ¼ cup fish sauce 2 […]

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Crispy skinned snapper with chorizo, greens and lemon dressing

October 16, 2017

  There’s no better way to enjoy one of NZ’s premier fish than with some crispy skin so we’ve decided to start selling scaled skin on boneless Snapper fillets. This recipe by Bernadette Hogg looks fantastic and is definitely one to try. Check out the original post here. Succulent snapper teams with the punchy flavours […]

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Barbecued kingfish with corn, black bean and avocado salad

October 9, 2017

The BBQ season is upon us and this Kingfish with corn, black bean and avocado salad is a great summer dish. Check out the original post here. BARBECUED KINGFISH WITH CORN, BLACK BEAN AND AVOCADO SALAD Serves 4 • 600g kingfish fillets • 1 Tbsp olive oil • Salt and pepper to taste • 2 […]

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Tuna tataki with toasted macadamia nuts

October 2, 2017

This Tuna tataki with toasted macadamia nuts will be a great starter for your next dinner party. Tataki is a traditional Japanese method of searing tuna or meat over a high heat, then slicing and infusing with a pounded ginger-flavoured ponzu sauce (kinda like a Japanese version of carpaccio). Check out the original recipe by […]

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Thai Fish Curry

September 25, 2017

  Everyone loves a good curry and this Thai Fish Curry is a simple but delicious dinner option . Check out the original post here. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, sliced 2 teaspoons red curry paste 2 teaspoons turmeric 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 […]

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Fish with red onion, parsley, raisins, pine nuts and soft polenta

September 19, 2017

  This recipe by Sam Mannering is a delicious Italian inspired dish that I’m sure everyone will enjoy. Check out the original post here. Fish with red onion, parsley, raisins, pine nuts and soft polenta Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 25 mins Serves: 4 For the polenta 5 cups of good chicken or vegetable […]

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Marinated Raw Fish Salad Pacific Style

September 12, 2017

  It is Te Wiki o te reo Māori – Māori Language Week, so this weeks kaimoana recipe is inspired by our pacific heritage. This Marinated Raw Fish Salad is simple, healthy and tino reka (tasty). Check out the original post by Tony Pereira here. Trevally is an ideal species for this recipe but could be […]

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Whitebait Brioche Sandwich with Lime Hollandaise

September 4, 2017

Whitebait season has started and these brioche sandwiches with Lime Hollandaise look like the perfect way to enjoy one of NZ’s most popular delicacies. Check out the original post here. Ingredients 2 Eggs 150 g Whitebait 3 tsp Flour 1 to taste Salt & freshly ground pepper 1 Tbsp Butter, (to fry) ½ Tbsp Olive […]

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Roasted lemonfish with capsicums & cherry tomatoes

August 28, 2017

Lemonfish is our special for this week so why not try this vibrant Roasted Lemonfish with Capsicums & Cherry Tomatoes. Check out the original post here. INGREDIENTS 250g cherry tomatoes 3 capsicums, yellow and red, cored and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for frying Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 600g […]

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Scallop Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

August 21, 2017

  These Spicy Seared Scallop Tacos served with Pineapple Salsa and served on a corn tortilla are sure to be a hit at your next dinner party. Check out the original post by Taylor Stinson here. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 dozen scallops 6 corn tortillas 1 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, sliced Quick Guacamole 1 avocado […]

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Kick off the season with free freight!

August 18, 2017

With the start of the Mitre 10 Cup over the weekend we want to show our support behind the men in Amber & Black by offering free freight and the chance to win $100 Egmont Seafoods voucher. The offer is only available from Sunday 20 August until Wednesday 23 August. Simply use the coupon code […]

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Seared Scallops with Leek Risotto and Lemon Brown Butter Sauce

August 15, 2017

Scallops have arrived and what better way to enjoy them with a tasty risotto and lemon brown butter sauce. Check out the original recipe by Emily Clifton here. INGREDIENTS: For the Leek Risotto (Serves 4): 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 large leeks (white and light green parts only), washed well […]

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Oven-roasted seafood pasta with cherry tomatoes

August 7, 2017

  We have some of the freshest and best quality seafood here in this country so this Oven-Roasted Seafood Pasta is a great way to enjoy it. Check out the original post here. What a glorious way to eat kaimoana! By doing as little to it as possible, the amazing quality of our New Zealand […]

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Indonesian seafood curry with white fish, squid and prawns

July 31, 2017

  Rick Stein is the master of seafood so this Indonesian seafood curry is sure to be tasty. Check out the original post here. This is a fantastic curry is best served with a green bean and fresh coconut salad. Serves 4 fish fillets 400g, such as Monkfish, John Dory, Gurnard squid 250g, medium-sized (pouches about 18cm […]

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Lime, Chilli & Ginger Glazed Salmon

July 24, 2017

  If you want a meal that’s not only delicious but healthy for the whole family then have a look at this recipe by Nadia Lim. Check out the original post here. Lime, chilli and ginger goes brilliantly with rich salmon. The sugars in the sweet chilli caramelize to create a glaze that tastes amazing, […]

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Spicy Fish Soup

July 17, 2017

Here’s another recipe to warm you up on those cold winter nights, a Spicy Fish Soup by Ray McVinnie. Check out the original post here. This dish uses as its basis the fish soup/stews that are found all around the Mediterranean. They lend themselves well to Kiwi ingredients. It is a bit like a Kiwi bouillabaisse […]

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Date Night Almond Meal and Polenta Fish Recipe

July 10, 2017

  If you are looking for some inspiration for your next date night have a look at this Almond Meal & Polenta fish recipe by Eleanor Ozich. Check out the original post here. With small children it can be hard to create romance with your significant other. My husband and I often create a special […]

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Snapper Tartare Recipe with Avocado

July 3, 2017

    Have a look at this Snapper Tartare recipe by Angela Casely, a fresh way to enjoy one of New Zealand’s premier fish. Check out the original post here. The snapper tartare can also be prepared the day before, which is great for letting the flavours infuse. You can plate it an hour before […]

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Fish Parmigiana with Aubergine Recipe

June 26, 2017

  Try Angela Casley’s fish parmigiana, a unique but delicious take on a classic Italian dish. Check out the original post here. One of the most traditional and popular uses for aubergine is parmigiana. Pieces are crumbed with parmesan, fried until crisp and browned on top. Here, we’ve added fresh fish to the traditional tomato […]

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Pan fried snapper with kumara puree & thai salad

June 19, 2017

  Snapper is one of NZ’s most popular eating fish so I’m sure everyone will enjoy this Pan fried Snapper with kumara puree & thai salad recipe by Chelsea Winter. Check out the original post here. Serves 4 Ingredients 4 medium snapper fillets (or use Tarakihi if you’re on a budget) 1 tbsp flour 1 […]

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Fijian Coconut Fish with Tomato, Spinach and Rice

June 12, 2017

Check out this delicious Fijian Coconut Fish recipe by Nadia Lim. Our special Warehou would also work perfectly for this dish. Find the original post here. These flavours take me back to Fiji where we had some of the best fish dishes I’ve ever had – though it helped that the fish had only been […]

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Grilled fish, red wine and mushroom ragout

June 6, 2017

Warehou is our special for this week and it would be the perfect fillet to use for this Martin Bosley recipe which is grilled fish with a mushroom ragout. Check out the originial post here.   Serves 4 • Olive oil • 50g unsalted butter • Salt and freshly ground black pepper • 2 shallots, […]

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Easy as pie: Fish Pie

May 26, 2017

Here’s another delicious winter fish dish for you to try. Nothing beats a fish pie so have a look at this recipe by David Herbert. Check out the original post here. This fish pie can be as simple or as elaborate as you like. I’ve included salmon here but it can be made using only […]

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Fish chowder a complete meal in a bowl

May 22, 2017

  The cold snap has arrived and what better way to warm up the household with a tasty fish chowder by Alison Holst. Check out the original stuff post here. This satisfying and easy chowder can be knocked up in less than half an hour. Equally impressive is the fact that it’s a complete meal […]

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Gurnard and spinach pie with pan-fried potatoes

May 15, 2017

  Here’s another tasty fish recipe for you to try with this weeks special. Check out the original recipe by Kathy Paterson here. The pie can be made ahead, just remember to have all ingredients cold before you assemble, cover and refrigerate until ready to cook. Remove from the fridge 20 minutes before cooking. Gurnard […]

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Corn, kumara and smoked fish fritters

May 5, 2017

    These smoked fish fritters by Bernadette Hogg are a great option for a lunchtime treat. Check out the original post from Stuff. Enjoy these easy, tasty fritters with a dollop of aioli (garlicky mayonnaise) and wedges of lemon for squeezing. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup self-raising flour 3 eggs, separated ½ cup buttermilk or plain […]

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Fish Tacos with Veggie Salsa and Lemon Mayo

May 1, 2017

Eveyone loves Tacos so this Nadia Lim recipe is a great way to enjoy your fish. Check out the original post on Stuff. FISH TACOS WITH VEGGIE SALSA AND LEMON MAYO Ready in: 25 min Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 10 min Veggie salsa 1 capsicum, core and seeds removed and diced 1cm 1 […]

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Parsley Lemon Crumbed Fish with Apple and Walnut Salad

April 21, 2017

This recipe by Nadia Lim is a great combination of fresh flavours. Check out the original post on Stuff. PARSLEY LEMON CRUMBED FISH WITH APPLE AND WALNUT SALAD Spiced potatoes 800g potatoes, scrubbed and diced 2cm 2 tablespoons potato spice mix (see recipe below) Apple and walnut salad ⅓ cup mayonnaise Juice of ½ lemon […]

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Fish Pie

April 13, 2017

  Jamie Oliver’s fish pie is a hearty dish. Check out the original post here. You can use any fish you like in this dish but the smoked fish adds a great flavour. Ingredients 1 kg potatoes 1 carrot 2 sticks celery 150 g Cheddar cheese 1 lemon ½ a fresh red chilli 4 sprigs […]

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Beer battered fish burgers with garlic herb mayo

April 10, 2017

This is a delicious Chelsea Winter recipe and you can find the recipe here. Beer battered fish is a delicious treat, perfect in a homemade burger – and it’s so simple! The key to getting these burgers perfect is not overcooking the fish – I always do a small test piece first. If the oil […]

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Giant Squid attacks Taranaki vessel

April 1, 2017

Taranaki fisherman Trevor Ally snapped this photo while out fishing just south of New Plymouth yesterday. The fisherman on the boat is Blair Foister, from Invercargill. He had been visiting New Plymouth and was out fishing for gurnard when the giant squid began circling his boat. “As we hauled in the fishing gear the darn squid seemed […]

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Almond crusted fish with kumara wedges

March 31, 2017

This recipe is from Tesco and you can find the recipe here. Ingredients 2 kumara olive oil sea salt 50g ground almonds 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley 1/2 lemon, zested pepper 2 x fish fillets – Gurnard, Snapper, Tarakihi etc. 1 egg, beaten mayonnaise, to serve Method Preheat oven to 190°C. Cut the kumara in half lengthways and […]

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Quick Fish Cakes

March 27, 2017

  This recipe is from Jamie Oliver – check it out here http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/fish-recipes/quick-fish-cakes/ Ingredients 500 g skinless Gurnard, Snapper, Tarakihi, Trevally 1 large floury potato (250g) 4 tablespoons plain flour olive oil 2 tablespoons mixed fresh green herbs, such as dill, chives or parsley 200 ml mayonnaise , made using free-range eggs Method Roughly chop the fish, then […]

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Roast fillet of fish with chorizo and black olive mash

March 16, 2017

  This recipe is by NICK NAIRN who is one of Scotland’s best-loved chefs, first discovering his love of food while travelling the world with the Merchant Navy. He now runs successful cook schools and campaigns for better quality food in schools. Check out the Herald Scotland webpage here. Ingredients: Serves 4 4 x 160g fillets fresh white fish […]

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Bluff Oysters 3 ways

  This recipe is from Sheryl at The Huia Tree. As she says in her blog – I love my oysters raw, to cook them is absolute sacrilege I think. Try these delicious dressings to liven up a mouthful of oyster. What better way to indulge in fresh, creamy, Bluff oyster heaven… Dressing 1 – lime/soy 1 […]

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Lemon and caper oven-baked blue cod

March 7, 2017

You don’t need too many ingredients at hand to create this exceptionally delicious recipe. Un-rinsed capers and coarsley grated lemon rind are tossed with roughly crumbed, stale bread and a copious pouring of melted butter before being pressed on top of cod fillets and grilled until crisp. The fish remains moist and succulent underneath – divine. […]

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Bluff oyster season 2017

March 3, 2017

The world renowned Bluff oysters came into season on 1 March. Unfortunately we haven’t managed to get our hands on any yet – the weather in Bluff has not been good! Howling westerlies are not good for oyster fishing. Same as last year we’ve put together a little info for those curious customers out there. […]

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John Dory with Prawns and creamy dill sauce

February 27, 2017

Ingredients 12 raw large prawns 2½ cups (600 ml/20 fl oz) fish stock 30 g (1 oz) butter 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 tablespoons cream 4 × 200 g (6½ oz) John dory fillets 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill   Method 1. Peel the prawns […]

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Fish burger with minty pea mayo and charred lettuce

February 20, 2017

  This recipe was published in the Australian Gourmet Travller – check it out here.   Taking our cue from the classic British combo of fish and chips with mushy peas, we’ve made a summer friendly minty pea mayo to team with trevally. You’ll need 4 skinless fillets trevally (about 130gm each) 2baby cos hearts, halved Olive […]

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Salt cod Provenç​al

February 14, 2017

  This recipe is from Stuff – check it out here. This is not a true salted cod, which is difficult to come by here, but rather a quick version of fish salted overnight. You shouldn’t need to add extra salt to the dish.   Serves 4- 6 / preparation 10 minutes, plus 24 hours for salting […]

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Jessica Sepel’s healthy fish and chips

February 7, 2017

A healthy twist on an old favourite. Photo: Jessica Sepel This might be the easiest and tastiest one-pan meal you ever make! Crunchy sweet potato and parsnip wedges with a simply cooked fish and the most delish herb-nut crust. You guys won’t believe how easy this is! Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 fillets sustainably-sourced white fish […]

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Swordfish With Pomegranate, Onion And Pistachio Salad

January 9, 2017

This recipe is from Eat Istanbul. Published online here or available on amazon here. Ingredients Marinade 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil juice of 1/2 lemon 2 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground cumin Salad 3 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, including stems, roughly chopped 1 small red onion, peeled […]

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Oysters with Kilpatrick Topping

December 13, 2016

Annabel Langbein’s recipe can be found on her website here… Prep time:5 mins   Cook time:5-8 mins   Serves:6-10   Makes:24 4-6 rashers streaky bacon, very finely diced neutral oil, for frying 24 oysters on the half-shell 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce 4 tbsp melted butter 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp finely chopped parsley leaves […]

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Pacific pickled fish salad with coconut tumeric dressing

December 6, 2016

PACIFIC PICKLED FISH SALAD WITH COCONUT TURMERIC DRESSING Serves 6 / Preparation 20 minutes plus pickling time / Cooking 5 minutes Published on Stuff by Cusine magazine.   This is a celebratory spin on the traditional Polynesian fish salads like ika mata and kokoda. The dressing is delicious with any other fish dish and chicken […]

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Neil Perry’s Thai-style fish cakes with cucumber relish

November 29, 2016

Thai-style fish cakes with cucumber relish Check out the original post here. Serves 4 as a starter or as part of a shared banquet Ingredients 300g redfish or other inexpensive white-fleshed fish, roughly chopped 3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste 1 free-range egg 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon caster (superfine) sugar 5 kaffir lime […]

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Prawn, chilli and garlic spaghetti

November 12, 2016

This recipe is from Taste.com.au. Ingredients 400g spaghetti 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 red onion, cut into thin wedges 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced 400g jar napoletana pasta sauce 600g Prawns, peeled, tails intact 1/4 cup small basil leaves Method Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water […]

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Poached Warehou with Rice Noodles and Red Curry Dressing

November 8, 2016

Al Brown’s Poached Warehou with Rice Noodles and Red Curry Dressing Posted on Urban Harvest Serves 6 Step 1. Red Curry Dressing Ingredients… 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 2 Tbl thai red curry paste 3 Tbl sugar 3 Tbl fish sauce 1/2 cup lime juice from limes (freshly squeezed) Method… Place the rice wine vinegar, red curry […]

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Fish Tikka

November 1, 2016

This is a restaurant style fish tikka recipe from Spiceindiaonline. It’s a punjabi dhaba dish and fairly easy to recreate at home. Ingredients 500g Trevally fillets ¼ tsp Turmeric powder ½ tsp Red chilli powder 2 tsp Coriander /dhania powder ¼ tsp Garam masala powder ¾ tsp Salt 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Lemon […]

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Blackened Salmon Burgers with Herbed Cream Cheese

October 26, 2016

This recipe is from Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest – check out her website here http://www.halfbakedharvest.com/blackened-salmon-burgers-herbed-cream-cheese/ Ingredients Blackened Salmon Burgers 1 pound wild caught salmon, skin removed 1/3 cup Panko bread crumbs (use gluten free bread crumbs if needed) 2 tablespoons fresh grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for cooking 2 tablespoons dark […]

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Casual packing position

Are you keen for a job? We are looking for a new team member in our processing factory. This is a busy environment, and we need some extra help over the coming months. About this role In this role you will be part of our factory team responsible for packing fish ready to be sold. You […]

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Pan fried fish with fresh beetroot salsa

October 25, 2016

Check out this recipe for Pan fried fish with fresh beetroot salsa from goodfood.com. Super easy and very tasty.   Ingredients 4 small diced cooked beetroot 8 chopped spring onion 1 seeded and chopped red chilli 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint 2 tbsp lemon juice 5 tbsp olive oil 4 fillets of unskinned firm white […]

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Cheese Potato Pancakes

October 13, 2016

Check out this tasty little video recipe from Home Cooking Adventure …. such a great side dish to go with a nice seafood dinner.   Fish and potatoes are two foods that just go so well together. Why not try some Fogdog beer batter on a nice piece of fresh Gurnard.      

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Snapper with macadamia pesto and bean salad

October 4, 2016

For a premium fillet like snapper, why not try making some classy macadamia pesto to go with it? This easy recipe from Taste.com is perfect for feeding a fair few people a snapper meal that is a little fancier than the standard fried in butter option.                

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Whitebait Roll

September 23, 2016

We get our whitebait from Cascade Whitebait, down on the West Coast of the South Island. They have plenty of information on their website about where the whitebait comes from and some of the history of their operation. The humble whitebait fritter is certainly a favourite, but every now and then it’s nice to try […]

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Fish storage tips

September 13, 2016

We often get asked about how long our fish will last once it gets home and into your fridge. Generally it should be fine for a few days but this will depend on how it is stored. One of the most important aspects of keeping fish in top condition is temperature. It must be kept cool! […]

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Seared Scallops with Bacon

September 9, 2016

Martha Stewart serves up a nice easy recipe which combines smokey bacon with delicious fresh scallops. Check it out here.        

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Pan fried fish with lemon & herb butter sauce recipe

August 30, 2016

Check out this great meal idea from Chelsea Winter. Snapper or Tarakihi are excellent options to use in this recipe.          

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Monster fish caught in Taranaki waters

April 1, 2016

Local Fisherman Barry Cuda managed to catch this monster fish yesterday. Cuda had set out to catch a marlin, but it turns out the marlin he hooked became the bait. After striking a marlin and battling with it for about an hour “this big fish came and swallowed it whole. Scariest thing I’ve ever seen!” […]

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Oyster season is here

February 26, 2016

The world renowned Bluff oysters came into season on 1 March. We’ve had our first shipment of these fine delicacies and will have more available next week. We’ve put together a little info for those curious customers out there. Where do they come from? Bluff oysters are harvested in the Foveaux Strait. The conditions are ideal […]

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Ice Head

January 25, 2016

In our mission to provide you with the freshest most delicious seafood, we’ve just upgraded a very important piece of machinery – our ice maker. One of the very first and most important steps in the process of landing excellent fish, is leaving port with high quality, fresh, salt ice. Before our boats leave on […]

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Customer feedback

December 18, 2015

It’s always nice to hear some good things about the products and service that you provide. We got the following feedback from one of our customers yesterday…. Thank you for all the lovely fresh fish that we have received this year. Living in South Taranaki means access to fresh food is difficult. You guys have […]

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Rec and Commercial fishers – building bridges

October 19, 2015

Great article from a keen local fisherman Herb Spannagl published on Stuff today. http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/fishing/73002003/rec-and-commercial-fishers–building-bridges Building Bridges Many years ago I was tied to a bunch of cray pots when the black hull of a commercial fishing boat steamed around a projecting cliff face and headed straight for me. My first reaction was, “Here comes trouble,” while quickly […]

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