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    Grilled Scallops with Pumpkin Seed, Chilli and Coriander Sauce

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 50g pumpkin seeds
    • 1 medium-hot or hot green chilli (jalapeno or serrano), chopped
    • 1 pack fresh coriander
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 120ml sunflower oil
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 2 salad onions, trimmed and chopped
    • 2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan
    • Salt
    • 16 cleaned scallops


    1. For the sauce put the pumpkin seeds, chilli, coriander, garlic, oil, lime juice, onions, Parmesan and ½ tsp salt in a food processor and blend to a smooth paste.
    2. Preheat the grill to high. Place the scallops on a baking tray and spoon 1 tbsp of the sauce on to each one.
    3. Grill for 3-4 minutes until the scallops are cooked through, transfer to warmed plates, spoon over any extra sauce from the baking tray, and serve immediately.

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