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Neil's twist on a curry dish using fresh crayfish.


  • 2 kg crayfish in large portions shell on

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • lemon juice

  • ginger

  • garlic

  • coriander

  • shallot

  • green chilli

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 0.25 cup water


  • 1.

    Pound together coriander, chillies, ginger, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice in a mortar and pestle to a rough paste and set aside.

  • 2.

    Add oil to a hot wok pan.

  • 3.

    Salt crayfish pieces with shells still on and add to wok, adding more oil as necessary - do not allow to stick or burn.

  • 4.

    Cook for six to seven minutes.

  • 5.

    Add a little water to steam crayfish to cook through.

  • 6.

    Mix through curry paste.

  • 7.

    Just before removing from heat, add chopped shallot stalk, juice of one lemon,and season with pepper.

  • 8.

    Pile on a large plate or platter and top with coriander leaves and shallots.

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Posted by Johnnie3Report
nice two kilo eh! $150 worth of cray,nice for a very special occasion,but crayfish very over rated? give me blue swimmers anytime?
Posted by KN49Report
Needs to be specific with ingredient volumes