Pan Fried Abalone

with Oregano, Lemon and Cracked Pepper

Pan Fried Abalone
Ingredients (6 servings):

  • 6 pieces Ausab Premium Australian Abalone, defrosted in the refrigerator overnight
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 sprigs of fresh oregano
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Zest and juice of ½ a lemon
  • 20g butter
  • 1 teaspoon of finely chopped Italian parsley

  • Clean the abalone and slice the meat horizontally into 3 to 4 pieces.
  • Place the sliced abalone meat in a medium sized non-metallic bowl. Add olive oil, oregano, lemon zest and juice, tossing to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate, allowing the abalone to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place a wok over a high heat and add butter. Once the butter has melted add the abalone and marinade.
  • Cook very quickly (around 20-30 seconds) until the meat is just cooked.
  • Add salt and pepper and garnish with the chopped parsley.