Scallops with Chilli, Garlic and Lemon

This is going to be the next scallop dish that I make

Cooking Up The Pantry

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Scallops are classed as a treat in our house. These were cooked in a pan but they work well on the barbecue too.

I make the flavoured oil up in advance and let it sit, this allows the oil to have a bit of kick before the scallops go in for a quick marinade. I tend to buy them with the roe off as that’s what our local fishmonger has!

Serves 4.

Ingredients

500g scallops

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 red chilli, finely diced

zest of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons olive oil

Method

In a bowl, combine the garlic, chilli, zest and oil, set aside for at least an hour.

Marinade the scallops in the oil mix for 20mins.

Heat a large, non stick frying pan very high heat.

Once very hot, tip the scallops in.

Cook until golden, turn and repeat.

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