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Steamed Scallops with Garlic and Vermicelli (starter)

Steamed Scallops Recipe
The riches of the sea bring good fortune for Chinese New Year
Please note this recipe is intended as a starter.
x Fresh Scallops, (in shell)

The Dressing

x cloves garlic
x bowl rice vermicelli noodles

The Sauce

x Birdseye chillies (finely sliced)
x cube ginger (finely chopped)
x handful coriander (finely chopped)
x heaped tsp sugar
x cup light soy sauce
x tbsp Sesame oil
Preparation: 15 minutes:

Dressing the Scallop Shell

1. Soak the rice vermicelli in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain the water and use scissors to cut into portions – leave aside

2. Finely chop the garlic

3. Place a forkful of vermicelli on the shell

4. Place the whole cleaned scallop on top and then sprinkle a tsp garlic over the scallop

The Sauce:
1. Place the chillies, ginger and coriander in a small sauce bowl

2. Fill the bowl with light soy sauce, add the sugar and a dash of sesame oil and mix well

Cooking: 3 minutes:

1. Steam the scallops in their shell on high heat for 3 minutes depending on the size

Serving: Serve as a starter with the sweetened chilli sauce on the side

(recipe courtesy of www.schoolofwok.co.uk)