Scallops with ginger and shallots

Tasty Scallops with ginger and shallots Recipe

These scallops are lightly grilled so they retain their sweetness and succulence, while the ginger-soy dressing adds punch.
Scallops with ginger and shallots
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 0:05 | Total Time : 0:15 | Serving : 30 person.


  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger

  • 60ml (1/4 cup) Japanese sushi & sashimi soy sauce

  • 60ml (1/4 cup) sushi seasoning

  • 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar

  • 30 (about 500g) scallops, roe removed

  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil

  • White pepper

  • Peanut oil, extra, to grease

  • 3 shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced


  • Step 1

    Place the ginger, soy sauce, sushi seasoning and sugar in a bowl. Use a balloon whisk to whisk until the sugar dissolves.

  • Step 2

    Combine the scallops and oil in a bowl. Season with white pepper. Preheat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Brush with extra oil to grease. Cook one-third of scallops for 20-30 seconds each side or until just cooked through. Transfer to a separate bowl. Repeat, in 2 more batches, with remaining scallops.

  • Step 3

    Divide the scallops and a little of the dressing among serving spoons. Sprinkle with shallots to serve.

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