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Platter tal-Frott tal-Baħar

Seafood Platter

Ramona Preca
Palazzo Preca


8 mussels
4 local red prawns
5 clams
150g boiled octopus
3 razor clams
1 oyster
1 scallop
150g calamari rings
1 soft shell crab
100ml extra-virgin olive oil
1 sliced garlic clove
1 whole garlic clove
1 bunch of mint, thinly sliced
1 bunch of marjoram, thinly sliced
75g cherry tomatoes
100g chopped leeks
Salt and pepper
375ml dry white wine
4 tbsp unsalted butter
250ml water
1l sunflower oil


In a large deep pan, heat the olive oil, butter, and sliced garlic. Season lightly with salt and pepper, and cook over high heat, stirring, until the garlic is softened and lightly browned. Add the cherry tomatoes and chopped leeks. Add the shellfish and cook, stirring, for 1 min. Add the wine, cover, and steam the mixed shells until they open. Add water to the mixed herbs and cook for about 5 mins. Remove from heat. Continue by frying the calamari rings and the soft-shell crab separately in oil. Serve on a sharing plate.