Irish Scallops with Leeks in a Vinaigrette Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 18 large scallops, in shell
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 carrot, julienned and cut into 2-inch strips
  • 2 baby leeks, julienned and white portions cut into 2-inch strips water
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • Citrus Vinaigrette:
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled, seeded and segmented
  • 1 lemon, peeled, seeded and segmented
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
How to cook Irish Scallops with Leeks in a Vinaigrette:
  • For scallops, open and separate scallops. Slice horizontally, with roe attached and pan fry in olive oil in a heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat, 10 seconds.
  • Remove scallops from pan, keep warm. Discard oil; add green onions and cook 30 seconds. Return scallops to pan and toss with green onions, 15 seconds.
  • Blanch carrots and leeks in boiling salted water 30 seconds. Strain and shock in ice-cold water. Gently toss well-drained vegetables with 1 tablespoon butter.
  • For vinaigrette, place orange and lemon segments in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Pulse until pureed. Gradually add oil while machine is running. Pass through a fine mesh strainer.
  • Arrange scallops with roe on top of vinaigrette.
  • Divide vegetables equally among 4 plates.

Notes:

The Irish Scallops with Leeks in a Vinaigrette recipe very easy to prepare and so good! This Irish dish is usually served on St. Patrick's Day.


This recipe for Irish Scallops with Leeks in a Vinaigrette serves/makes: 4

The Irish Scallops with Leeks in a Vinaigrette recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Scallops (more Scallops recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Irish (more Irish recipes)

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