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Seared Scallops With Flavoured Greens

Cooking for friends? This sophisticated starter is a taste sensation with lemon, anchovies and garlic packing a punch
Keyword Scallops
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 146kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 3 shallots, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • zest and juice 2¬†lemons
  • 300g dark greens, such as cavalo nero or kale, stalks removed then shredded
  • 50g anchovies, chopped
  • 9 large¬†scallops, roe removed and halved horizontally
  • knob of butter

Instructions

  • Heat half the oil in a frying pan. Add the shallots, garlic and lemon zest, and fry gently until soft. Add the greens the anchovies, and cook for 5 mins until the leaves are wilted.
  • Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a non-stick pan, then add the scallops and fry for 1-2 mins on each side. Add the butter and lemon juice to the pan and swirl until the butter melts and you have a glossy sauce. Divide the cabbage and scallops between 6 plates and serve with the pan juices spooned over.