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Pan-fried scallop bites, mango salsa
Pan-fried scallop bites, mango salsa

Pan-fried scallop bites, mango salsa

Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking time 2 to 3 minutes
Servings 12 bites

Ingredients

Salsa:

  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) mango, cut into 1 cm (1/3 in.) dice
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) tomato flesh, cut into 1 cm (1/3 in.) dice
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) orange bell pepper, cut into 1 cm (1/3 in.) dice
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) grape seed oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) fish sauce
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) fresh chives, thinly sliced
  • 1 pinch Espelette pepper
  • Sea salt

Scallops:

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) butter
  • 12 U12-size scallops
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, mix together all the salsa ingredients. Stir gently.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour for the flavours to combine well.
  3. In a skillet, heat the oil and butter over high heat.
  4. Season the scallops on one side only.
  5. Cook unilaterally, seasoned side down, for 3 to 4 minutes (the top part should remain translucent).
  6. Place each scallop individually on a won ton spoon (or a tablespoon), grilled side up.
  7. Garnish with salsa.
  8. Serve immediately.
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