Melissa Frohloff

Melissa is Bush 'n Beach Fishing magazine's celebrity chef. She is happy to share all her tasty recipes.

Soy and Sesame Chicken Wings

Ingredients 12 large chicken wings 1/4 cup honey 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp brandy 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated 1 tsp fresh garlic, crushed 1 tsp sesame seeds Method Combine honey, soy sauce, brandy, sesame oil, ginger and garlic. Stir together to make marinade. Place wings in a container. Cover with marinade for 1 hour …

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Prawns with Tamarind Sauce

Ingredients 12 large green prawns 2 tbsp sesame oil 1 red chilli, sliced diagonally, fine 1 pair kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced 1 tbsp crispy fried shallots 1/2 cup rice flour Tamarind sauce 2 shallot onions, diced 6 cloves garlic, crushed 35g of wet tamarind block 1/2 cup hot water 8 tbsp palm sugar 4 tbsp fish sauce 1/4 tsp …

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Roasted Pumpkin Beetroot and Feta Salad

Ingredients 450g can of whole baby beets 1kg pumpkin 120g baby spinach 1/2 red onion finely sliced 50g feta Roasted sesame dressing Method Preheat oven to 180C. Line tray with baking paper. Peel pumpkin, roughly chop into 2cm portions. Lightly coat with olive oil and season with salt. Spread out on a baking tray and cook in oven. Toss occasionally. …

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Seared Scallops with Lime and Sweet Chilli Glaze

Ingredients 20 scallops 1 tbsp sesame oil 30g ginger 60g palm sugar, grated 10g garlic, diced 10g lemongrass stalk 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp fish sauce 1/4 cup water 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce 1 kaffir lime leaf 1 long red chilli, deseeded Method Pound lemongrass stalk in mortar and pestle. Add lemongrass, ginger, palm sugar, garlic, lime, fish …

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Moreton Bay Bug and Hervey Bay Scallop Vol au Vents

Ingredients 400g Moreton Bay bugs, cooked • 200g Hervey Bay scallops • 3/4 cup plain flour • 1 1/2 tbsp butter • 1/2 cup warm water • 3/4 tsp chicken stock powder • 1/2 cup milk • 150ml thickened cream • 1 tsp minced garlic • 1/2 cup shallots • Salt and pepper • 125g grated cheese • 8 vol …

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Baked Fish with Herbs and Cheese

Baked Fish

Great baked fish recipe – your choice of fish, serves four and done in 20 minutes. Ingredients 500g fish fillets 1/2 cup white wine 100g gold tomatoes 1 spring onion, finely sliced 2 tbsp basil, chopped 2 tbsp garlic 1 tbsp dill, finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic chives, chopped 3 tbsp butter 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup grated cheese 1 …

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Prawn fritters

Delicious prawn recipe – super easy, super quick. The perfect snack or pre-dinner taste sensation that goes well with a cold beverage. Ingredients 250g medium green prawns, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tsp garlic 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 cup basmati rice, cooked 2 tbsp rice bran oil Method …

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Prawning Great Sandy Strait

prawning great sandy strait

NOTHING beats the sound and feel of prawns flicking in the cast net. Update yourself on the Fisheries Queensland legal limits as a boat limit of 20 litres of prawns now applies if two or more people are on board, in addition to individual limits of 10 litres per person. Prawns have been schooling in the deep holes in the …

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Crispy tempura prawns recipe

crispy tempura

Try this crispy tempura prawns recipe and you’ll never go back to regular batter and it’s even better with your freshly caught prawns! Ingredients 1kg green prawns, peeled, deveined and tails intact 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup rice flour crispy tempura 1 cup plain flour Enough cold soda for a thin batter Rice oil, to deep fry crispy tempura Method  …

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Classic jam drop biscuits recipe

jam drop

This classic jam drop biscuit recipe doesn’t get any better! Whip up a batch in no time to share with friends and family. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 x 600g packs of eggs 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup raspberry jam 1/4 tsp vanilla bean paste Method Preheat oven to 180C. Cream butter and …

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