Sesame Scallops

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

Whenever my mother’s buffet restaurant put these Sesame Scallops on the menu, a line would immediately form an hour before opening. I was the coat-check girl (I made a lot of tips from those heavy coats during Minnesota winters!), and I would watch in amazement as customers piled their plates high with this dish. The tender scallops are dipped in a light batter, flash-fried and then tossed in a heavenly hot-and-sour glaze. The scallops are then surrounded by a ring of light, crunchy rice no