Baked scallops with orange and almonds

Makes 12
20 minutes

Ingredients

Baked scallops with orange and almonds

  • 12 king scallops, in their shell
  • 1 unwaxed orange, juice and zest
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 100g of flaked almonds
  • 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch of fine sea salt

Method

1
Remove the scallops from their shell and scrub the shell clean. Wash the scallops under cold running water and pat them dry
  • 12 king scallops, in their shell
2
In a medium bowl, mix the strained orange juice, the crushed garlic, the olive oil and a generous pinch of salt. Gently toss the scallops in the marinade and leave them to marinate for 10 minutes
  • 1 unwaxed orange, juice and zest
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch of fine sea salt
3
Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6
4
Next, line a baking tray with parchment and arrange the scallop shells on top. In each pour in a little of the marinade and then set the scallops on top
5
Bake for 10 minutes, then turn the grill function on. Remove the scallops from the oven and sprinkle some flaked almonds onto each. Return to the oven for 3 more minutes, or until the almonds appear crisp and toasted
6
Transfer to a platter and serve right away
  • 100g of flaked almonds