Yumbah Kangaroo Island Pan Fried Abalone

Beautiful and Fresh, Abalone can be easy to prepare and eat

Pan Fried Abalone with Oregano, Lemon and Cracked Pepper


  • 6 pieces of Yumbah Pure Australian Frozen Abalone, defrosted in the refrigerator overnight
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  •  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


Prepare 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.

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