Recipe: Parmesan Scallops (Video)


Seafood dishes are some of the most popular plates in Peru, a country spoiled with fresh ingredients straight from the nearby Pacific Ocean. From “gourmet restaurants “:http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-central-earns-top-spot-among-latin-american-restaurants-103821 to “knock-out street vendors”:http://www.peruthisweek.com/food-perus-street-level-eats-102813/23256#foto-gal, the country is filled with outstanding options for authentic and satisfying plates. Sometimes, however, you just prefer to eat at home, entertaining friends and family, or having a quiet night in with someone special. Here, “Martin Morales”:http://www.peruthisweek.com/noticias-de-martin-morales-10275?pid=2 shows us how easy and fun it is to prepare scallops at home.


6 scallops
2 limes
30g cheddar cheese
50g parmesan cheese
75g butter
1tbsp pisco
Fine sea salt
ground pepper
Worcestershire Sauce


Step 1: Clean and prepare the scallops

Step 2: Grate the cheddar cheese & parmesan cheese

Step 3: Layer the scallops on the shells, squeeze lime over and add a knob of butter to each scallop. Drizzle some pisco over if you have it along with some salt, pepper & Worcestershire Sauce

Step 4: Put the cheddar cheese and parmesan on top of the scallops.

Step 5: Get the grill hot and place the shells underneath

Step 6: Grill until the cheese is bubbling and golden, plate and enjoy!

_(Video: Youtube/Ceviche TV)_

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_Martin is the Chef and Founder of Ceviche in Soho and newly opened Andina in Shoreditch. He is known as the pioneer of Peruvian food in the UK. His restaurant Ceviche, Soho, kick-started the explosion of Peruvian food in the UK and has become one of London’s best and most loved restaurants. Andina, Shoreditch is an all-day restaurant dedicated to the healthy food and drinks of the Peruvian Andes. Martin is the author of Ceviche – Peruvian Kitchen: Sunday Times Cookbook of the Year. You can “buy it here”:http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ceviche-Peruvian-Kitchen-Martin-Morales/dp/0297868616/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1406199579&sr=8-1&keywords=ceviche ._