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Grilled scallops in the shell

Spring marks the beginning of the garlic harvest. Look out for green garlic, the immature plant that has a milder garlic hit. If unavailable, substitute regular garlic or spring onion, depending on the strength of flavour you're after.

You'll need

250 gm unsalted butter, coarsely chopped 4 green garlic stalks, finely chopped 18 scallops in the shell ¼ cup finely chopped coriander To serve: lemon wedges


  • 01
  • Heat a char-grill pan or barbecue to high heat. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat, add garlic, sauté until fragrant (5 minutes).
  • 02
  • Spoon butter sauce over scallops, season to taste, scatter with coriander and grill, scallop-side up, until plump and just cooked through (5 minutes). Squeeze lemon over and serve hot.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

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Nov 2009

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