Neil Perry's recipes

Neil Perry.
Neil Perry.

Neil Perry runs the award-winning Rockpool restaurants in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. He's known for taking inspiration from Asia in flavouring dishes, particularly those at his Spice Temple restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne. These recipes are from his column in the Good Weekend magazine.

Pork and chive dumplings with red vinegar sauce.

Pork and chive dumplings with red vinegar sauce

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Crispy fried whole snapper with sweet and sour sauce,

Crispy fried snapper with sweet and sour sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Pulled pork and coleslaw burgers with chipotle mayonnaise.

Pulled pork and coleslaw burgers with chipotle mayo

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (20)
Corn fritters with jalapeno butter.

Corn fritters with jalapeno butter and heirloom tomato salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Lemongrass and herb marinated blue eye in banana leaf.

Marinated blue-eye in banana leaf

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Fried onion rings.

Fried onion rings

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (16)
Neil Perry's passionfruit pavlova.

Passionfruit pavlova

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Tuna tartare, Moroccan eggplant and cumin mayonnaise.

Tuna tartare, Moroccan eggplant and cumin mayo

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Barbecued rib-eye marinated with baharat.

Barbecued rib-eye marinated with baharat

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Pork and prawn donburi.

Pork and prawn donburi

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Blue-eye in a spicy broth with clams, asparagus and peas.

Blue-eye in a spicy broth with clams

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Neil Perry's vegetable paella.

Vegetable paella

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Barbecued snapper with black beans and salted chillies

Barbecued snapper with black beans and salted chillies

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Yunnan barbecue spare ribs with black vinegar sauce

Yunnan barbecue spare ribs with black vinegar sauce

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Tingling prawns

Tingling prawns

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Yucatan-style grilled king prawns with avocado jalapeno salsa.

Yucatan grilled king prawns with avocado salsa

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Pork and lemon meatball skewers.

Pork and lemon meatball skewers

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Barbecue chicken, corn and baby cos salad

Barbecue chicken, corn and baby cos salad with ranch dressing

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Veal saltimbocca

Veal saltimbocca with Roman-style gnocchi

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Neil Perry's spring vegetable minestrone.

Spring minestrone with bacon, pesto, asparagus and broad beans

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Zucchini, broad bean and mint salad with cured ham

Zucchini, broad bean and mint salad with cured ham

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Seared scallops

Seared scallops and asparagus with white beans

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Fiery salt and pepper squid.

Salt and pepper squid with aioli

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (26)
Spice marinated fried chicken.

Spice marinated fried chicken

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Neil Perry's lamb kofta with muhammara

Lamb kofta with muhammara

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (17)
Spinach hotcakes with greens and feta.

Spinach hotcakes and greens with feta, olives and almonds

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Warm steak salad

Warm steak salad with spicy soy and ginger sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Strawberry and cream shortcakes.

Strawberry and cream shortcakes

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Whole snapper roasted with herbs and chat potatoes.

Whole snapper roasted with herbs and potato

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Beetroot salad.

Soft-boiled eggs with beetroot, carrot and parsley salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Turkish zucchini fritters.

Turkish zucchini fritters with garlic yoghurt

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (37)
Neil Perry's green mango salad.

Green mango salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Neil Perry's teriyaki salmon.

Teriyaki salmon

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (14)
Salad of chargrilled chicken with ginger-miso dressing,

Chargrilled chicken salad with ginger miso dressing

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Vanilla and ginger cheesecake with roast pineapple.

Vanilla and ginger cheesecake with roast pineapple

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Skirt steak with hoisin and chilli.

Barbecue skirt steal with hoisin and chilli

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Kingfish with green beans, hazelnuts and brown butter.

Kingfish with hazelnuts, beans and brown butter

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Spiced chicken and lentil salad.

Spiced chicken and lentil salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Beetroot, orange and olive salad.

Beetroot, orange and olive salad

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (14)
Lamb cutlets with a pumpkin-almond curry

Lamb cutlets in masala with almond and pumpkin curry

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Vanilla and buttermilk panna cotta with quince.

Vanilla buttermilk panna cotta with poached quinces

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Once you make this harissa marinade from scratch, you'll be hooked.

Pan-fried snapper marinated in harissa

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Pork ragout with sage and olives.

Ragout of pork, sage and olives

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (14)
Neil Perry's farro, beetroot, gorgonzola and candied walnut salad.

Salad of farro with baby beetroots, gorgonzola and candied walnuts

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Truffled celeriac lasagne.

Goat's cheese and truffled celeriac lasagne

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (19)
Spicy steamed and marinated blue-eye fillets.

Steamed and marinated blue-eye with bok choy

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (19)
Spicy braised beef soup with hot bean paste.

Spicy braised beef soup with hot bean paste

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Provencal chicken with tomato and olive sauce.

Provençal chicken with tomato and olive sauce

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Fennel, orange and olive salad with tuna.

Fennel, orange and olive salad with oil-poached tuna

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Spaghetti with prawns, basil and pistachios.

Spaghetti with prawns, basil and pistachios

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (34)