Fish & Seafood

Pescaito frito is just one way to enjoy Andalucian seafood.  © Michelle Chaplow .
"Pescaíto frito" is just one way to enjoy Andalucian fish and seafood.

Which its large expanse of coastline, it's no surprise that Andalucia is famous for its fish and seafood. Go to your local market and pick up some fresh fish and try these traditional Andalucian recipes.

This is really "pescadito frito", but with the coastal southern accent it ends up sounding like "pescaíto" and is now commonly referred to as such. There isn´t really a proper recipe, you just… More →

Cover bottom of a skillet with olive oil and sauté the onion with the bay leaf and peppercorns on high for a few minutes. Add the cuttlefish and then the tomato sauce after a few minutes; cover… More →

Place the clams in a saucepan with some salt and just enough water to cover; cook on high just until most have opened. Set aside about ¾ cup of the broth and drain off the rest, and remove the… More →

Clean the fish well, removing the head and the spine, as well as the tails and the insides. (Occasionally you will find the fish already cleaned at the market, just be sure it is fresh.) Once… More →

This is an Andalucian favourite. It is normally prepared to order and served in small individual ramekins. Make sure you mop the delicious oil with some bread! Heat the olive oil to gently fry the… More →

Hurta a la Gaditana - Sea Bream, Cádiz Style. Hurta is the red-banded sea bream, typical of the Cádiz coasts, but any large sea bream (such as gilthead or red bream) could be used instead.

Cut the fish into chunks. Put the water in a pan with the salt and bring to a boil. Add the potatoes, whole tomato and dried peppers. Cook, covered, until the potatoes are almost tender. In a… More →

Baked sea bass with mussels and parsley beurre blanc. Kasper Nielsen will revolutionise the way you see Andalucia's finest ingredients. Baked sea bass with mussels and parsley beurre blanc.

Arroz a la Marinera - Seafood Rice. This paella has no chicken or rabbit, but only fish and shellfish. Put the fish head and trimmings in a pot with the shrimp shells, onion, 1 clove of garlic,… More →

 

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