Scallops With Garlic, Ginger And Chives Recipe

If you use the larger sea scallops, halve or quarter them.

Step 1

Rinse scallops under running cold water. Drain and toss with lemon juice.

Step 2

In medium heavy skillet, heat butter and oil until sizzling. Add scallops, garlic and ginger; cook briefly for 1 to 2 minutes, turning scallops over once with tongs.

Step 3

Have ready and buttered 4 individual coquille dishes or a medium gratin dish. Place scallops, along with butter-ginger juices into dish; spread evenly.

Step 4

Sprinkle with bread crumbs, chives and, lastly, the Parmesan.

Step 5

Place dish 5" below broiler element and broil just to melt cheese and lightly toast crumbs, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve at once.

Things You'll Need

  • 1lb Small, fresh bay scallops*
  • 1/2 Lemon; juice of
  • 1/4c Unsalted butter
  • 1ts Oil
  • 1lg Garlic clove
  • -- peeled & finely chopped
  • 1ts Finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/4c Fresh bread crumbs
  • 1tb Fresh, snipped chives
  • 1/4c Freshly grated Parmesan

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