Thursday, February 14, 2013

Scallop Coral in Butter (very small bite, serves 1-2)

scallop coral in butter
scallop coral in butter

I have never had scallop roe before.  Yesterday Mike and Padi from Rimrack gave me a bag of whole scallops.  These are fascinating creatures and they have a very strong clamp...so do not put your fingers inside its shell or you will be very sorry!  Thank you Mike, Padi and Rimrack for these delicious scallops!!

Scallop Coral in Butter (very small bite, serves 1-2)


Ingredients:

6 scallop roe sacs (or coral), washed and patted dry with paper towels
2 t unsalted butter
1 t minced garlic
1 t chopped red onion
1/2 t chopped scallion
A small pinch of sea salt (to taste)

Method:

1) Heat a small pan over medium high heat.
2) Once the pan is hot add butter, garlic, and onion.  Sauté for 1 minute.
3) Add scallop roe, scallion, and salt. Sauté for about 1 minute.
4) Serve as is or with toasted bread.

live scallop with the red roe (or coral) on the bottom
*F/V (fishing vessel) Rimrack is a family owned fishing business located in beautiful Rye Harbor, NH. Thank you Rimrack for the amazingly fresh and tasty sea life!!  Please support and buy from your local fishermen.  If you are interested in buying from F/V Rimrack please visit their website:  
http://www.rimrackfish.com.  Rimrack staff is very friendly and helpful and they will happily assist you. They can also be found on Facebook.

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