Queen Scallops with Garlic Butter

by Stefan Kolsch

To make the butter, place all the ingredients up to and including the butter into a food processor


500g Queen Scallops on shells
Olive Oil
2-3 stalks Parsley (chopped)
1 Lemon (cut in wedges)
Garlic Butter:
2 stalks Parsley
2 clove of Garlic
1 Shallot
60g Butter
1 tbsp Lemon juice
Salt and Pepper

Queen Scallops with Garlic Butter


To make the butter, place all the ingredients up to and including the butter into a food processor. Blend to a smooth consistency, season with lemon juice, salt & pepper and set aside

Preheat the grill to a high temperature. Rinse the scallops under cold water and gently slide a knife under the scallop meat to remove the scallops from there shells. Pat dry both shell and scallop with kitchen paper. Drizzle a little oil into the shells. Place the scallops back into their shells and dot the garlic butter over the scallops and cook under the grill for 2-3 minutes. Or cook in a preheated oven at 230ºC/445ºF/Gas 8 for 3-4 minutes.

Remove from oven sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately with lemon and french bread.

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All the family loved it
From my 6 year old daughter to their 69 year old grandmother, they all asked when can we have scallops again?
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    • Since receiving scallops included in a pack I have been wondering the best way to cook them, never having done so I asked for suggestions from friends and received many different answers. Having found your recipe I now know. At last I can give them a try -THANKYOU.
    By myra baker - 15th Nov 2011

    Reply: Hi Myra Thanks for your feedback. Do let us know how you get on with the dish! The Donald Russell Foodie Team