Seared Scallops

Great-Tasting Seared Scallops

The mixture of grated ginger, pepper slices, onion, lime juice, honey and soy sauce makes this recipe bursting with flavor. You could never go wrong with this easy to follow recipe for Seared Scallops.

Great-Tasting Seared Scallops


1 Red onion, thinly sliced
1 Orange pepper, deseeded and sliced
1 teaspoon Sunflower oil
1 teaspoon Clear honey (optional)
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Finely grated lime rind
2 fl oz Lime juice
10 1/2 oz Fresh scallops
4 oz Pak choi, shredded
2-inch Fresh root ginger, peeled and grated
4 oz Wild mushrooms, such as chanterelle, or chestnut mushrooms


Lightly rinse the scallops, discarding any thin black veins. Pat dry with kitchen paper and reserve.

Heat a wok and when hot add the oil. Add the grated ginger and cook, stirring for 1 minute.

Add the lime rind, pepper slices and onion and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion has softened.

Add the scallops and mushrooms to the wok and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Make sure that the scallops are turned over after 1 minute.

Pour in the lime juice, add the honey, if using, and the soy sauce. Stir together, then add the pak choi and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the scallops are tender. Serve immediately, divided equally between 4 warmed bowls.

If you want this recipe extra spicy, just add a fresh red chili. It will surely be smokin’ hot!

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