Sizzling Scallops


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Appears in

The Best of Floyd

The Best of Floyd

By Keith Floyd

Published 1995

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This recipe comes from my 'Cheat's Repertoire'. It is quick to prepare, draws upon bottled spices and sauces that we tend to keep in our cupboards, requires no skill and actually tastes dead good.


  • 450g/1lb scallops, removed from shells and washed
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce<


Trim away the crescent-shaped muscle from each scallop, then put the scallops into a non-aluminium bowl and add the soy sauce and sherry. Leave to marinate for 30 minutes or so, stirring from time to time. Meanwhile, mix together the sauce ingredients.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok and stir-fry the onion for about 1 minute. Tip in the ginger, scallops and marinade and stir-f