How to prepare a Leeuwin Coast Akoya

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Leeuwin Coast
June 11, 2023
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Akoya are incredibly versatile and a real blank canvas to experiment with. Here are some quick cooking tips, otherwise visit our recipe page for more inspiration. Simply remove from their box and thaw Akoya in the fridge for 2hrs or 1hr on the benchtop before use. Click here to learn how easy they are to shuck.

Raw

Simply serve on the shell with your choice of garnish.

Ceviche

Marinade in lemon or lime juice for 15-60 mins in the fridge. Remove from the marinade and serve on the shell with your choice of garnish.

Poached

Poach for 30 sec in boiling water, then serve on the shell with your choice of garnish.

Steamed

Steam on the shell for 1 min, then serve on shell with your choice of garnish.

Grilled

Shuck and thread onto skewers. Drizzle with oil and grill for 30 sec each side.

Fried

Flash fry in a hot pan with a dash of oil for 1 min, then serve on the shell with your choice of garnish.

Oven Baked/Grilled or BBQ

Top with the garnish of your choice and bake under the grill, in the oven or on the BBQ on the half shell for 5 mins or until bubbly and golden.