By Duncan Hill
The evenings are warm, and days are still long, the perfect weather for a light meal and a couple of drinks outside enjoying summer.
What better meal than fresh, sustainable Victorian seafood. Its light, healthy and best of all it tastes bloody amazing.
This time of the year barbecue favourites snapper are still prolific in the shallower protected waters of Port Phillip Bay. Out wider and deeper boats fishing out of Portland in western Victoria are regularly catching pink ling, king dory and mirror dory. At Lakes Entrance in the states far east everyone’s favourite flathead and sea bream are plentiful and being landed in good numbers.
If your looking for something to pan fry then our ‘something for the deep’ option is ideal. King dory, mirror dory or maybe some blue eye paired with a crunchy green salad and something cool to drink and you’ve got a healthy and delicious meal in less than 5 minutes.
Maybe your wanting something for the whole family so why not throw some Australian prawn cutlets in a hot pan with a generous slug of sweet chilli sauce. Let them fry away until the cutlets begin to curl and turn opaque then take them off the heat. Grab some tortillas, some slaw’ or a salsa and you’ve got the makings of an epic taco night!!
Barbeques are being lit every night across Victoria at this time of the year. While cooking fish on the barbeque can be tricky sometimes here are some tips to make sure you barbeque with the best.
Seafood doesn’t have to be difficult in fact it’s really the ultimate fast food! Before the season disappears make sure you order some fresh locally caught fish from the crew at Wildcatch Fish Co. for your very own summer feast.
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