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  • Recipe

    Stefan Kölsch

    Queen Scallops with Garlic Butter


    For a scallops in shell garlic butter recipe that will not look out of place at an elegant dinner. Quickly grilled with fragrant garlic butter to enhance their fresh taste makes this a must-try queen scallops recipe.

    • Serves 3-4
    • Preparation time 10 mins
    • Cooking time 5 mins
  • Ingredients
    • 500g Queen Scallops on Shells
    • Olive oil
    • 2-3 stalks parsley (chopped)
    • 1 lemon (cut in wedges)

    • Garlic butter:
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • 1 shallot
    • 60g butter
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • Salt and pepper
  • Method
    1. To make the butter, place all the ingredients up to and including the butter into a food processor.
    2. Blend to a smooth consistency, season with lemon juice, salt and pepper and set aside
    3. Preheat the grill to a high temperature.
    4. Rinse the scallops under cold water and gently slide a knife under the scallop meat to remove the scallops from their shells.
    5. 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 230°C/Fan 210°C/Gas 8 for 3-4 minutes.
    6. Remove from oven, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately with lemon and french bread.