Courtney Roulston's steamed scallops with ginger and soy dressing

Courtney Roulston’s simple steamed scallop recipe is a must-try this entertaining season. Served with a ginger and soy dressing, it makes a delicious starter.

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Note: + 5 mins cooling & 5 mins marinating

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 20g ginger, peeled, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 tbs light soy sauce
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 12 half-shell scallops
  • 2 tbs finely chopped chives

Method

STEP 1

Heat the oil in a small heavy-based saucepan over medium-high heat for 2 mins. Set aside for 1 min to cool. Add the ginger and set aside for 5 mins to allow the flavours to develop.

 

STEP 2

Add the soy sauce, lemon juice and maple syrup to the oil mixture. Stir to combine. Season with white pepper.

 

STEP 3

Arrange the scallops in 2 steamer baskets. Cook, covered, over a saucepan of simmering water for 3 mins or until scallops change colour slightly and are just cooked through. 

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