Seafood Pasta Salad

Seafood Pasta Salad

a delious summery salad for a barbecue party or for a midweek lunch
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish


  • 300 g dry pasta
  • 4 trout filet 125-150g each
  • 100 g fresh mussel cleaned and trimmed
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • ½ red pepper chopped
  • 50 g fresh Broad beans or peas pods
  • 2 tbsp pesto
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp fresh coriander
  • Salt and pepper


  • Place a large saucepan of salted water to boil over medium/high heat. Add the pasta and cook as per pack instruction. Remove from the heat, drain and cool. Keep aside until needed.
  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, drizzle the oil over the fish and place the fish in the pan. Season and cook for 2 minutes. Flip the fish and add the butter and mussels. Cook and baste the mussels and trout with the foaming butter for a further 2 minutes or until the mussels are fully opened. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and turn off the heat.
  • In the meantime, in a bowl, combine the pasta with the red onion, pepper, broad beans, fresh coriander, pesto and a drizzle of olive oil. Toss to combine and check the seasoning.
  • Break the fish into pieces and add the fish and mussels to the pasta bowl without the butter.
  • Toss once more and serve immediately with some extra coriander leaves.
Keyword Barbecue, fish, pasta, seafood, summer

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