Yabbies are famous for the stories and hours spent trying catch them, so it’s good to know there are great yabby recipes for eating them once they are caught.
Australian-style Cuisine seasoned with native Australian Herbs and Spices.
Fresh yabbies simply cooked in a white wine stock are enhanced with a tangy lime juice, olive oil and coriander dressing, and served at room temperature.
This modern variation on a traditional recipe makes a tasty change from the usual salmon or smoked trout spread.
Under a glaze of chilli sauce sweetened with brown sugar, freshly cooked yabbies take pride of place on the dinner table.
Yabbies cooked with garlic butter gain an extra dimension by the addition of finely ground almonds in the topping, making a subtly flavoured variation of the more traditional breadcrumbs.
Here's a great appetiser for a dinner party: individual servings of yabbies braised with fresh mushrooms in butter and white wine, then spiced with chilli flakes.