Yabbies with Truffle Butter
Yabbies with Truffle Butter



  • 2-3 kg yabbies or crayfish
  • 500ml bottle of dark beer
  • 100g salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Bunch of dill
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • For the Truffle Butter
  • 150g quality butter
  • 2 tbsp truffle oil
  • Salt
  • Cook the yabbies by bringing 4 litres of water to the boil. Pour in the beer, salt, sugar, dill, and fennel seeds, and add all the shellfish. Bring to the boil and let it bubble away for 10 minutes. Strain, and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, make the truffle butter by melting the butter and whisking in the truffle oil and salt. Serve the yabbies with the melted butter alongside, and a crusty baguette or two to share.
30 mins
4 serving

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