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Lovely Steamed Open-shell Scallops

lovely steamed open shell scallops recipe
What do you think of these cute Scallops sitting prettily in their shells? Don’t you agree that they’re great for entertaining? They’re as good as they look! What if I tell you they’re not too difficult to handle? Well, you can perfect this with my step-by-step instructions!

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Here’s what you need:
12 Scallops
1 tsp minced Garlic
1 tsp minced Ginger
12 Black beans
1 tbsp Chinese wine
½ tsp Extra-virgin Olive Oil
½ tsp Soya sauce
1 tsp Sesame oil
2 sprigs of Spring onions (shredded)
½ Chilli (finely chopped)
Dash of pepper & salt

  1. Clean scallops thoroughly.
  2. Mix seasonings with garlic & ginger. Spread over the seafood.
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  4. Top with bean (just 1 will do or it'll be too salty), chilli & scallions & place first layer on serving plate, then gently put the second layer on top. Steam for about 5-8 mins, depending on their sizes.
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  6. When ready, place serving plate onto a warmer to retain heat & you’re ready to serve your Succulent Scallops!
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Hop over to Luvtoeat, a wonderful food blogger who also has some nice Scallop recipes. She's one of the marvellous friends I've met through blogging :)

Or if you prefer western-style, check out my popular Hot & Juicy Baked Cheesy Bacon Scallops!


  1. Mmm these scallops look so delicious!! :)

  2. Shirley, I luv luv luv scallops! Yours sound delicious and look so pretty. I definitely agree with you on just putting in one bean. The addition of the chilis add great colour and an extra umph in the dish. I'll have to try your recipe soon. Thank you for linking to my blog, you definitely didn't have to, you're sweet.

  3. Lovely Shirley but I seldom cook Scallops as its really difficult to find at my place.

  4. These look so good. I love serving scallops in their shells.
    Thank you for sharing this in my "Lady in The Window" link

  5. Well Shirley, I think these scallops are gorgeous!!! I love scallops, but even if I didn't, I would love to try these.

    Thanks for visiting and leaving your warm, thoughtful words. I have missed blogging but so stressed and rushed lately, that I had to run away for a short break so I didn't explode LOL

    Oh, even your presentation of the scallops is so beautiful!!!

  6. I love scallops these are so pretty to great presentations!~

  7. WOW! These looks great and super yummy, and it's steam, ooh la la, no need to worry about unhealthy consumption. LOL.

  8. I love scallops but only the frozen ones are available! Wonder it's nice too?
    Hope you're haivng a great week ahead, dear.

  9. Kelly, thks for leaving your trail! I'll be popping by soon :)

    Lequan, knew u'd love this! Heehee! Always a pleasure, my dear!

    Nava, no easy task getting fresh ones with shells. Perhaps u can get frozen ones instead?

    Culinary Lens, thks for dropping by & leaving your lovely comments!

    Denise, I miss u!!! Hope u'd a good break & thks for dropping by!

    Claudia, u're sweet!

    Doris, good for those on diet too. Hahaha!

  10. I love your step by step instructions, and these are just so pretty :) Perfect for entertaining!

  11. Lovely presentation, looks gorgeous. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook :)

  12. Umm M, pleasure to participate!

  13. Those scallops look ravishingly delicious. Enjoyed your post.

  14. Angeline, thks for dropping by! Will be visiting your blog soon :)

  15. Nikel, thks! Delighted that you're a fan of shellfish too!


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