Spicy Lemon Hotplate Scallops 酸辣铁板扇贝
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2
  • 8 pcs fresh scallops, pat them with paper towels till very dry
  • ½ chilli, sliced
  • ½ green pepper, sliced
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp hon mirin (japanese sweet vinegar)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • some freshly ground black pepper

Seasonings (To mix together):
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • rind of 1 lemon
  • ¾ tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp Japanese cooking wine
  1. Heat up a pan with 1 tbsp of oil. Add in the sliced chilli, green pepper and onion followed by the hon mirin, salt and water. Stir fried till they become softened. Off the flame and set aside.
  2. Heat up the hotplate with 1 tbsp of oil. Make sure the oil well coats the entire surface of the hotplate. Add in the scallops and grill till they are cooked. Remove the scallops and set aside.
  3. Add in the chilli, green pepper and onion from Step 1 into the hotplate. Saute it very briefly.
  4. Top it with the grilled scallops from Step 2.
  5. Add in the seasonings mixture and allow the mixture to sizzle briefly before removing the hotplate from the flame.
  6. Drizzle some freshly ground black pepper over the scallops and serve hot immediately.
Recipe by Eat What Tonight at https://eatwhattonight.com/2017/01/spicy-lemon-hotplate-scallops/