Hot and cold seafood grazing platter

With a mix of seafood and two delicious dipping sauces, this hot and cold seafood platter is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!





  • 2 zucchini, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1 eggplant, thinly sliced crossways
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 24 raw banana prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 4 raw lobster tails, halved lengthways
  • 170g jar marinated artichokes, drained
  • 280g jar chargrilled peppers, drained
  • 100g semi-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 24 fresh oysters

Basil mayonnaise

  • 1/2 cup (150g) whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded basil
  • 2 tbs finely chopped drained pickled baby cucumbers
  • 1 1/2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Caper dipping sauce

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tbs finely chopped dill
  • 1 tbs drained baby capers



To make basil mayonnaise, combine mayonnaise, basil, cucumber, lemon juice and mustard in a bowl. Season.


To make the caper dipping sauce, combine the lemon juice, oil, shallot, dill and capers in a bowl.


Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Combine zucchini, eggplant and half the oil and garlic in a large bowl. Season. Cook on grill, in batches, for 2-3 mins each side or until lightly charred. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil to keep warm.


Combine prawns, lobster tail and remaining oil and garlic in a bowl. Cook lobster on grill for 3-4 mins each side or until just cooked through and the shell changes colour. Transfer to a plate. Cook prawns for 2 mins each side or until prawns curl and just change colour. Transfer to a plate.


Arrange zucchini mixture, artichoke, peppers and tomato on a serving platter with prawns, lobster, oysters, basil mayonnaise and caper dipping sauce.

Serve with sliced Coles Bakery Rustic Baguette and lemon and lime wedges

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