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7 Easy Steps To Shucking Abalone

7 Easy Steps To Shucking Abalone

Hold abalone in your hand with the foot facing you and locate the head. Slip a tablespoon/soup spoon between the head and the shell and move it down towards the left while putting pressure onto the end of the spoon which is resting against the base of abalone foot...

RECIPE: Pan Fried Baby Abalone

1kg Live/Unfrozen Baby Abalone still in shell 2 Sprigs of Thyme 2 Gloves of Garlic Butter, not margarine Smoked paprika, salt and pepper to taste 1. Steam abalone in shell for 4 minutes exactly. 2. Let them cool off and then clean them. 3. Brown butter in pan and...

RECIPE: Minced Abalone

Ingredients: 80g Butter 1 glove of garlic 90g Mushrooms finely sliced 1 can of Minced Abalone 3 teaspoon fresh Lemon Juice 125ml Cream Black Pepper to taste Nutmeg to taste Method: Brown butter in pan. Add fresh garlic and mushrooms. Stir until brown. Add minced...

RECIPE: Deep Fried Baby Abalone

1 Tin of Baby Abalone (13-30 pieces in a can) 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese 2/3 cups Plain Crumbs 1 egg beaten 1 cup Cornflower 2.5ml Smoked Paprika 2.5ml Smoked Chilli Flakes Salt to taste 1. Mix cheese, crumbs, paprika, chilli and salt. 2. First roll the abalone in the...

RECIPE: Perlemoenkoekies (a.k.a Fishcakes version 2)

This recipe is an alternative to the one above and was given to us by a abalone fan! Enjoy! Love the idea of using some of the brine in the can as a binder – such an effective way to add depth to the flavour. Ingredients: 2 cans of minced abalone 2 eggs 25ml oil...

RECIPE: Abalone Fishcakes

RECIPE: Abalone Fishcakes

Ingredients (for 3 people): 1 can abalone mince (drained) 1 onion chopped and fried until translucent with 2 cloves garlic - or more or less! about 3 medium sized potatoes boiled until just going soft, then roughly mashed - kind of rustic mashed potatoes chopped up...

RECIPE: Abalone Chowder

RECIPE: Abalone Chowder

This recipe really hits the spot in winter. To me, cold weather calls for a really hearty seafood chowder! I first thought that chowder is a smooth white-ish creamy soup - but it isn't - it is a hearty chunky soup (with bits of colour allowed!) which just hits the...

RECIPE: Abalone Sosaties on the Braai

RECIPE: Abalone Sosaties on the Braai

Abalone sosaties anybody? I used fresh abalone for this recipe. Delicious just basted with olive oil and garlic, and finished with a drizzle of salt and lemon juice - some of the best things in life are simple! Or let your imagination go and try whatever basting takes...

RECIPE: Abalone in Kelp Stipe

This makes an impressive starter or even main dish depending on size of portion. For a main dish you can pair it with some rice, couscous or a braaibroodjie, and a colourful salad. Buy abalone from West Coast Abalone You can use fresh or canned abalone for this...

Improve your health with abalone… It’s a superfood!

Improve your health with abalone… It’s a superfood!

In this day and age, we need to eat not only because it tastes good, but also because of added health benefits. Abalone fulfils both of these requirements and is actually deemed a nutraceutical. A nutraceutical is a term coined in 1989 and is a “food, or parts of a...