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Mozambican Piri piri Seafood Platter

From Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort
Doses Ingredients for 2 persons


Ingredients for 2 persons

  • 8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 – cup minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/2 – teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 40G – Carrot stick blanched
  • 40g – Green beans
  • Large frozen uncooked lobster tails, thawed, cut lengthwise in half
  • 2 Uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, butterflied
  • 120 g – fish fillet (catch of the day)
  • 120 g – cooked octopus
  • 80 g – cleaned squids
  • 2 pounds – cooked large crab legs
  • 3 – tablespoons water
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  • Lemon wedges
  • Fresh Italian parsley sprigs



Preheat oven to Brush 2 large roasting pans with 1 tablespoon olive oil each, mix shallots, lemon peel in small bowl.

Arrange lobster tails, in 1 roasting pan; brush with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine shrimp, fish fillet, octopus, calamari with olive oil, shallot mixture in bowl; sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss gently to coat.

Move the roasted lobster on a large platter; cover with foil, arrange crab legs in lobster roasting pan; drizzle with remaining olive oil, then drizzle with 3 tablespoons water. Roast just until heated through, about 5 minutes. Prepared Sautéed vegetable with olive oil, shallots and seasoning.


Arrange sautéed vegetable, shrimp, fish fillet, octopus, squids, and crab legs on a platter with lobster. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with basil relish.

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