Simple & easy shellfish recipes

Look for clams, mussels and scallops and more to be the stars in your seafood show. We’ve put together our favourite shellfish recipes (and many classics, including spaghetti vongole and lobster thermidor) to help build up your confidence cooking with them. AND bring back those seaside holiday memories! If you buy in season, shellfish can be great value, too.

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Emily Scott’s Cornish crab, toast and mayo

Crab recipes

Emily Scott’s Cornish crab, toast and mayo

Cornwall-based chef Emily Scott’s recipe for crab on toast is delightfully simple but special, enriched with just a little lemon...

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Cockle and dill rice

Sustainable recipes

Cockle and dill rice

Zainab Pirzada’s cockle rice recipe is inspired by her mum’s signature spicy prawn and dill rice, a family favourite in...

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Cornish bouillabaisse

Healthy family meals

Cornish bouillabaisse

This bouillabaisse from Emily Scott is made with easy to access British ingredients like gurnard and mussels. It’s a one...

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Moqueca (Brazilian fish stew)

Healthy fish recipes

Moqueca (Brazilian fish stew)

Moqueca is an Afro-Brazilian fish stew originating from the north of Brazil. Chef Rafael Cagali serves it at his London...

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Oyster shell and samphire vodka

June seasonal recipes

Oyster shell and samphire vodka

The citrussy saltiness of samphire is finding its way into cocktails more and more these days. Quickly infusing it into...

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Fritto misto

Italian starter recipes

Fritto misto

One of the nicest things you can eat by the coast in Italy, fritto misto is incredibly simple – but...

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Fisherman’s soup

Healthy budget recipes

Fisherman’s soup

A thrifty and healthy fish soup recipe from Claire Thomson. Poach the fish in a tomato-laced broth, then add clams...

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Cheesy scallop gratin

Valentine's Day recipes

Cheesy scallop gratin

This cheesy scallop gratin makes the perfect romantic starter and cooks in just 15 mins. Serve as part of our...

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Lemongrass prawn laksa noodles

Healthy lunch recipes

Lemongrass prawn laksa noodles

This healthy, wholesome, low-fat lemongrass prawn laksa recipe really hits the spot on days when you’re fasting or just want...

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Saganaki-style prawn and feta traybake

Traybake recipes

Saganaki-style prawn and feta traybake

Inspired by the favourite Greek recipe, this flavour-packed traybake combines sweet juicy prawns, courgettes and aubergines with feta, olives and...

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Classic prawn cocktail

Christmas starter recipes

Classic prawn cocktail

Make our classic prawn cocktail when you want to whip up a starter in just 15 minutes. The prawns and marie-rose...

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Scallops with garlic, chilli and anchovy butter

Alternative barbecue recipes

Scallops with garlic, chilli and anchovy butter

Serving scallops in their shells always makes a pretty and impressive starter. Find out how to cook them on the...

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Chilli tomato and prawn pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Chilli tomato and prawn pasta

A quick Mediterranean-style pasta dish that’s made with chilli, tomato and prawn – perfect for an easy, healthy dinner. If...

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Skagen (prawn salad)

Prawn recipes

Skagen (prawn salad)

A super quick, Scandi-style spin on a prawn cocktail. Serve on rye sourdough crispbreads for a moreish nibble or starter...

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Thai green prawn curry

Thai curry recipes

Thai green prawn curry

Chill after a long week with a bowl of something spicy and make our 30-minute Thai green prawn curry. Looking...

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Scallops with lemon, basil and chilli brown butter

Scallop recipes

Scallops with lemon, basil and chilli brown butter

We used delicious. Produce Award-winning scallops, from The Ethical Shellfish Company, to create this simple starter recipe. The scallops are...

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