Did you know? Mariscos means Seafood in Spanish.

Mariscos Fisheries was established in 1981 and have grown in leaps and bounds.

We boast with two shop fronts: Visit us at our Bertrams, Johannesburg branch and see the wide variety we have on offer. Or treat yourself with the finest seafood products at our newly opened shop in Florida, on the West Rand of Gauteng.

Our product offering encompasses a wide variety of frozen fish and seafood, as well as straches and spice products.

Sopa de Mariscos

(Spanish Seafood Soup)


Large pinch of saffron threads
1.5L (6 cups) fish stock
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 long fresh red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
125ml (1/2 cup) white wine
650g ripe truss tomatoes, peeled, coarsely chopped
400g skinless firm white fish fillets, cut into 3cm pieces
250g peeled prawns, tails intact, deveined
1 (about 180g) cleaned squid tube, cut into 2cm pieces
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Chopped fresh continental parsley, to serve


Step 1 – Soak saffron in stock for 10 minutes.
Step 2 – Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook the onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the garlic, chilli and paprika. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic. Add the wine and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes or until the liquid evaporates. Add stock mixture and tomato. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Step 3 – Add the fish, prawns and squid. Cook for 5 minutes or until seafood is just cooked through. Stir in lemon juice. Season. Sprinkle with parsley.