There’s something undeniably special about grilling fresh seafood, especially when we’re talking about the Gold Coast’s rich offerings. Our coastline is a treasure trove of delicious sea produce, and today, we’re diving straight into its heart.
This guide presents a standout dish that beautifully marries snapper, prawns, and squid. Each element of this trio brings its distinct flavour and texture to the plate. If you’ve ever pondered over which prawns fare best on a BBQ or the art of grilling squid on a Weber, you’re in the right place.
The tangy homemade aioli that accompanies this dish isn’t just an afterthought—it’s a game changer. When paired with the seafood, it lends a creamy contrast that’s hard to resist. It’s dishes like these that capture the essence of Gold Coast grilling.
The right tools make a difference in the grilling game. Accessories like the Weber Ware Frying Pan can transform the grilling process. And let’s not overlook the importance of fresh herbs; they subtly enhance the seafood’s natural flavours.
So, whether you’re a seasoned griller or someone just venturing into the world of BBQ, this seafood recipe is bound to impress. Gather your ingredients, fire up that Weber, and let’s embark on a culinary journey right here on the Gold Coast. Happy grilling!
Grilled Aussie Seafood Delight: Succulent Snapper, Prawns and Squid with Tangy Homemade Aioli
- Prep Time35 min
- Cook Time15 min
- Total Time50 min
- 4 large (600g) cleaned squid tubes
- 32 medium green prawns, peeled, deveined (tails intact)
- 6 snapper fillets, cut into 5cm pieces (can use any firm white fish fillets)S
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, plus extra
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
- Sea Salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 2 egg yolks
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon white sugar
- 3 Lemons halved
- 2 Limes, halved
- Flat bread (store bought)
- Fresh oregano
- Fresh flat leaf parsley
- 1 Chili, finely sliced
To prepare the squid tubes, cut each tube in half lengthways. Make scorings on the inside of the flesh on an angle. Cut into 3cm pieces. In a large glass or ceramic bowl, combine the squid, prawns, and snapper.