Unusual Pairings: Seafood and Cheese

The very thought of seafood and cheese may send all traditionalists into meltdown, however, at Big Prawn, we’re not scared of a unusual pairing – particularly when it tastes so good!

This foodie rule is a typical Italian doctrine, however, there are many dishes that work perfectly together that include both seafood and cheese! Naturally, you have to be careful about how you’re pairing and cooking them together, but even a quick trip to French cuisine and you’ll find this combination.

Prawn Fettuccine

Although Italians might hate the thought of seafood and cheese together, seafood pasta with lashings of parmesan on top is hard to resist! Keep it simple with this king prawn fettuccine. All you need is garlic, olive oil, lemon, parsley, and pasta water to make the sauce with some gently fried prawns. Add some parmesan into the sauce, and serve with plenty!

Cheesy Grilled Mussels

You might be used to having mussels steamed, but have you ever tried cheesy grilled mussels? It’s the ideal way to enjoy mussels on cold winter evenings. They’re shockingly simple to make. All you need to do is steam the mussels in white wine, then when they’re open, take half and sprinkle with gruyere cheese and grill until bubbling and hot.

Crab and Cheese Souffle

The dreaded souffle is notoriously difficult to make, with even top professionals struggling, but the taste is so good! Make life even easier with our crab and cheese souffles, ready to cook from frozen. Simply put into the oven for a tasty starter. This seafood and cheese truly is the epitome of luxury.

Lobster Mac N Cheese

This combination is the best of both worlds in every way: comfort food and luxury. Elevate one of our favourites comforting dishes with the addition of lobster. Make your mac n cheese as you normally would and then gently fold in cooked in lobster before baking.

What’s your favourite seafood and cheese combination?

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