Best ever scallop recipes

Best ever scallop recipes

When it comes to produce, scallops are some of the best Britain has to offer. Our collection details their versatility, serving them raw in ceviche and with oysters, in risottos, or seared with pea and mint

Prosciutto-wrapped scallops with lemon and parsley butter

This is a simple but stylish starter and one of our best scallop recipes, perfect for a dinner party. If your fishmonger sells scallops in shells, use the shell to serve. Give them a good scrub, then sterilise in a hot oven for 10 minutes.


Oyster and scallop tartare

This recipe for oyster and scallop tartare makes for an impressive starter over the festive season

Scallops with pea and mint purée

This makes a really quick but impressive looking starter – and it must be one of the best scallop recipes we have! The pea purée is quite soft, so it doubles up as a sauce. You can make the pea purée before your guests arrive and then the scallops, which are flavoured with only a little cumin and salt, take just minutes to cook.

Scallop ceviche

Fresh scallops marinated in lime juice. Originating from South America ceviche is an easy recipe to make at home. Serve as an appetiser or smart supper for two.

Valentine Warner’s scallops Mornay

This classic recipe from Valentine Warner for sweet scallops in a bubbling cheese sauce makes for an indulgent starter or lighter meal for two.

Scallop and prawn risotto

This recipe for scallop and prawn risotto is easy to make but looks and tastes impressive

Scallops with charred leeks and basil

Cook scallops for a special meal for two. Just five ingredients; leeks, scallops, oil, basil and cherry tomatoes and it takes 30 minutes from start to finish.

Open-top pork and scallop dumplings

Treat your guests to this impressive appetiser of light wanton dumplings filled with scallops and pork mince in an oyster sauce.

Baked-in-the-shell queenie scallops

This recipe for baked-in-the-shell queenie scallops makes for an easy but impressive starter. Plus, it’s a low-calorie but luxurious dish

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