Creamy avocado and crab saladThis creamy avocado and crab salad is easy to prepare and tastes delicious.Vegetable & crab linguineChilli crabThere's nothing better than having friends and family around for a barbecue and sharing beautiful food. This recipe for chilli crab packs a punch of flavour.
Whole blue swimmer crabs are available from fishmongers.
Chinese rice wine (shaohsing), kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce) and sticky or glutinous rice (a short-grain rice that's sticky when cooked) are available from supermarkets.
Crab cakesStart your festive feast with an elegant starter of golden crab cakes with a dollop of zesty avocado dip.
Author: Dixie Elliott Image credit: Steve Brown Publication: Super Food Ideas Chilli-lime squid with herb saladAromatic herb salad is the perfect complement to succulent chilli-lime squid.
* Available from Asian supermarkets.Spicy crumbed squidNotes
Serving tip: Arrange mixed salad leaves on serving plates then top with squid. Serve with Greek-style yoghurt.Salt and pepper squidTreat your guests to classic Vietnamese salt and pepper squid.
Serves 6 as part of a menu.Chargrilled squid and lentil saladDelicious pieces of grilled haloumi add flavour to this low-kilojoule squid salad.
To score squid, cut tubes in half lengthways. Using a knife, cut the inside surface of each piece in a criss-cross pattern.
Crab & corn soupWith a few basic pantry ingredients, this tasty soup is ready in a flash.Moqueca de peixeCoconut milk and zingy lime are at the heart of this Brazilian seafood stew.Sopa de mariscos (spanish seafood soup)Ripe tomatoes add freshness and flavour to this succulent seafood soup.Corn and fish chowderDelicious pieces of salty bacon add a meaty touch to this hearty corn and fish chowder.