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.

Spice-roasted chicken

Spice-roasted chicken

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Roast eggplant

Roast eggplant with pine nuts, basil and saffron garlic yoghurt

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Duck sang choi bao.

Duck sang choi bao

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Tofu

Black pepper tofu with eggplant

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
Scampi crudo with orange, pistachio and mint.

Scampi crudo with orange, pistachio and mint

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Cabbage and parmesan salad.

Cabbage and parmesan salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Crispy potatoes with capsicum.

Crispy potatoes with capsicum

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Barbecued chicken with salsa verde.

Barbecued chicken with salsa verde

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

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

Cassata with sponge, ricotta filling and marzipan

  • 2 hrs +
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Cherries with mascarpone sabayon.

Cherries with mascarpone sabayon

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Neil Perry's roast turkey Christmas feast.

Butterflied roast turkey with chestnut, herb and bread stuffing

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (38)
Tapas-style grilled asparagus.

Tapas-style grilled asparagus

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Marinated tuna with caramelised onions and oloroso sherry

Marinated tuna with caramelised onions and oloroso sherry

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (17)
Twice-cooked kipfler potatoes.

Twice-cooked kipfler potatoes

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (90)
Pan-fried whiting

Pan-fried whiting with burnt butter and herb salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Rice soup

Italian-style rice soup with fresh peas

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (14)
Piadine

Piadine with nduja, stracchino and slow-roasted tomatoes

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (37)
Ceviche salad with avocado and chilli.

Ceviche seafood salad with avocado, coriander and chilli

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (64)
Beef and egg empanadas.

Beef and egg empanadas with pebre dipping sauce

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (17)
Pineapple and lime granita.

Pineapple, lime and ginger granita

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Sichuan-style chicken stir-fry.

Sichuan-style chicken stir-fry

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (25)
Crispy school prawns with harissa mayonnaise.

Crispy prawns with harissa mayonnaise

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Beef sliders with gruyere.

Beef sliders with bacon, gruyere and pickles with tomato jam

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (201)
Poached strawberries, honey, labneh and spiced biscuits.

Poached strawberries with spiced biscuits and honey labneh

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Lamb rack with quinoa salad and tahini sauce.

Slow-roasted lamb rack with quinoa salad and tahini sauce

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Ricotta gnocchi with spring vegetables and Burnt butter.

Ricotta gnocchi with spring vegetables and burnt butter

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad.

Roast chicken, avocado and rustic grain salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (25)
Asian prawn and pomelo salad

Asian prawn and pomelo salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Minced pork with chillies, Thai basil and fried egg

Minced pork with chillies, Thai basil and fried egg

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (37)
Chicken with braised baby cos.

Chicken with braised baby cos and broad beans

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Neil Perry's '80s feast

Creamed spinach

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Lamb leg.

Roast leg of lamb

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Neil Perry's '80s feast

Parsnip puree

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Prawn cocktail

Prawn, scallop and crab seafood cocktail

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (172)
Neil Perry's skirt steak tacos.

Skirt steak tacos

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (17)
Neil Perry's adobo-marinated chicken tacos.

Adobo-marinated chicken tacos

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Beans with creamy anchovy, chilli and lemon

Green beans with creamy anchovy, chilli and lemon dressing and almonds

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
BBQ Veal Cutlet Capers & Sage.

Barbecued veal cutlets with capers and sage

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (662)
Mint jelly

Mint jelly for roast lamb

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Slow-roasted rack of milk-fed veal.

Slow-roasted rack of milk-fed veal

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (23)
Chilled lemon souffle.

Chilled lemon soufflé

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Warm spicy prawn salad.

Warm spicy prawn salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Red pork belly curry.

Roast pork belly red curry

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (1502)
Potatoes and leeks.

Potato and leek gratin

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Neil Perry recipe
Braised Lamb Necks pearl onions and garlic
Photograph by William Meppem Styling and food prep by Hannah Meppem

Braised lamb necks, pearl onions and garlic

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (1112)
Orange and Gran Marnier custard.

Orange and Grand Marnier custard

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Paint it black: Prawn, squid ink and bacon paella.

Prawn, squid ink and bacon paella

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Lamb roast.

Roast leg of lamb with skordalia

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (494)
Apple, carrot and macadamia cake.

Carrot, almond and macadamia cake

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Chocolate bavarois.

Chocolate bavarois

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Difficult

Neil Perry

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Smoked trout and beetroot salad with horseradish

Smoked trout and beetroot salad with horseradish

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Stir-fried chicken and asparagus.

Stir-fried chicken and asparagus

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (17)
Chilli snapper with black beans.

Steamed snapper with black beans and salted chillies

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (517)
Fried eggplant with miso.

Fried eggplant with miso sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Neil Perry's squid tagine.

Tagine of squid and new potatoes

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Grilled pepper salad.

Grilled pepper, olive and spice salad

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Orange semolina cake.

Orange semolina cake

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Carrot soup with corainder yoghurt

Carrot soup with coriander yoghurt

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Chocolate hazelnut tart.

Chocolate hazelnut tart

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Coq au vin.

Coq au vin

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (23)