Scallop and Prawn Salad

    Scallop and Prawn Salad

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    About this recipe: A simple, yet delicious seafood salad. Cooked scallops and prawns are tossed in a garlic dressing, together with peas and celery leaves. It's the perfect salad for any seafood lover.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 3 tablespoons chopped celery leaves
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt
    • 125ml corn oil
    • 300g frozen petit pois
    • 900g small scallops
    • 900g small prawns, peeled and deveined

    Method
    Prep:45min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:8min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr3min 

    1. In a small bowl, stir together the garlic, parsley, celery leaves, salt and corn oil; set aside.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil over high heat. Pour in the peas and return to the boil.
    3. Stir in the scallops and boil for 3 minutes, then add the prawns and continue cooking for 1 1/2 minutes more. Drain well, then cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
    4. Once the seafood has cooled, toss it with the garlic dressing until coated. Refrigerate overnight before serving.
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    I made this tonight for dinner for myself and it is very flavorful! The only changes I made were that I had jumbo scallops that I halved and I sauteed the scallops, shrimp and peas in a tiny bit of butter and olive oil. Then just did the rest of the recipe as stated. Very yummy!  -  07 Jul 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    12

    This was excellent with a few alterations. I saute' the Bay scallops instead in 1 Tbsp. Butter and 1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil combined. The Jumbo Shrimp I used were pre-cooked and I used 1/2 cup Olive Oil instead of Corn Oil and added Black Pepper, Oregano and 1/4 cup sliced Black Olives. I served this for my Appetizer/Cocktail Party and my company being garlic lovers absolutely was astounded by the flavor combination and loved it. This is definitely a keeper and it is a nice refreshing change for a summer salad :-)  -  27 Jul 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    LOVED THIS! If I could of given more stars I would have. Surprisingly delicious with only (8) ingredients! Love the fresh flavor of the celery leaves with the richness of the garlic-oil. I preferred SEARING the scallops in a tsp. of the set-aside garlic/oil (I used a light EVOO), used the shrimp to deglaze pan (the little bit of juice in the shrimp worked nicely for deglazing)and then mixed all. I enjoyed it warm, as well as chilled ...maybe even a little more. Will be making this for company soon! Thank you Lillian for sharing this great recipe!  -  11 May 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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