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Western Rock Lobster

Story: Western Rock Lobster
Episode: Episode 1
Presenter: Scott Bridger
Air Date: 17th April 2022

  • The Western Rock Lobster fishery was the world’s first fishery to be certified as ecologically sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in 2000. Since then, the fishery has been successfully recertified four times.
  • The Back of Boat Lobsters program is making more local lobster available to West Australians, sold directly from the fishers to the community.
  • Western rock lobster is a premium, wild-caught product from some of the most pristine waters in the world.
  • By choosing western rock lobster we are supporting local businesses and our state’s economy. Western rock lobster is an extremely versatile product that can be cooked using various methods, in a range of cuisines. Western rock lobster is a WA icon that we savor in so many ways - from candlelit dinners to backyard barbeques.
  • Preparing western rock lobster at home is a lot easier than you think.

RECIPE: Lobster Tacos

  • 2 live Crayfish- roughly 500gm each
  • 2 heads fennel
  • 2 golden shallots
  • 200gm creme fraiche
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 limes
  • 1 small jar cornichons
  • 1 small jar of aioli or mayonnaise
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 250gm butter
  • 1 packet of good quality corn tortillas
  • 1 small jar of chipotle in adobo
  • 1 head of organic garlic

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