BBQ ½ Shell Scallops with Chilli, Lime & Coriander

October 11, 2017

BBQ ½ Shell Scallops with Chilli, Lime & Coriander

BBQ ½ Shell Scallops with Soy, Chilli, Lime & Coriander

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 2 minutes

Serves 2


6                     ½ Shell Scallops
30ml               Soy Sauce
1 fresh            Chilli
1                     Lime (zest & juice)
2 sprigs          Coriander
50 ml              Good olive oil

Salad Suggestion

1 Bunch         Mizzuna
1 pack           Bean Sprouts
1 pack           Snowpea Shoots
1                    Red Capsicum cut into strips


Hooded BBQ
Mortar and Pestle or blender
Mixing bowl
Fish Lifter


  1. Heat BBQ to hot and then turn down to ¾’s with the hood down.

  2. Place Soy, chilli, coriander, salt, lime zest and juice in a pestle and mortar

  3. Crush into a rough pulp, add olive oil.

  4. Take Scallop from shell and place shell under the BBQ hood on the resting tray to cook.

  5. Brush Scallops with marinade and grill lightly on one side till golden.

  6. Place scallop back into shell under the hood and spoon additional mixture onto the scallops.

  7. Let scallops cook for 1 minute then serve on a plate.

  8. Garnish with a light salad of your favourite leaves with crunch shoots and sprouts or strips of capsicum.


Chef’s Tip:

    • With your chillis - You don’t have to take out the seeds, but they add a lot of heat to the dish. The smaller the chilli, the hotter it is.

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