Looking for the best samphire recipes? Want to make samphire pasta? Try our ideas below and check out our courgette recipes. From pasta dishes to light, spring veg stews, we have some great recipes to put it to work in.
What is samphire?
Discover what samphire is, where to shop for it, and how to use it in our ingredient glossary.
When is samphire in season?
UK samphire season is a short one that starts in July and ends in August.
Where to buy samphire
Read our guide on what is samphire for advice on where to source this ingredient.
Samphire with beurre blanc
Check out this bright and vibrant vegetarian samphire dish with easy homemade beurre blanc. It’s an ideal side to serve with roast lamb or grilled white fish. Perhaps make a bowl to eat as a side with your BBQ.
Spaghetti alle vongole with samphire
Spaghetti alle vongole makes a classic Italian supper. The samphire here complements the clams perfectly and, along with dry white wine, helps make a lovely rich sauce that slicks the spaghetti.
Samphire with browned butter
This vibrant veggie dish, oozing with buttery zing, makes a satisfyingly crisp side to a spring roast or other meat-heavy meals.
Linguine with samphire and prawns
This easy dish pairs the sea vegetable samphire with king prawns in a super-quick pasta sauce. Toss linguine through it and you’re in for a delicious, speedy dinnertime treat.
Jersey Royals, samphire and prawn fritteda
A fritteda is an Italian stew of spring vegetables. Our version uses samphire paired with prawns to create a light and flavoursome meal that’s ideal for hot summer days.
Samphire and sea beet sambol
Sambols are a very popular accompaniment to most meals in Sri Lanka – this version from Hoppers restaurant celebrates the British coast with crab and foraged samphire.
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