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Steamed Scallops With Black Bean Sauce

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Ingredients
  Scallops in shells 12 (Use Fresh)
For the sauce
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped ginger root 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Use Fresh)
  Finely chopped spring onions 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped green chillies 1 Teaspoon
  Light soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chinese rice wine 1 Tablespoon
  Black bean sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Stock 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 6 Drop (Few Drops)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the scallops scrub them under running cold water, then open them and discard the flat half of each shell.
2. Prise off the flesh but leave it in the shell.

MAKING
3. On a large heatproof dish in a hot steamer place the scallops in their shells and steam for 8-9 minutes over a high heat.
4. In a wok or small saucepan, heat the oil and stir-fry garlic, ginger, spring onions and chili, for 30 seconds, then add the rest of the ingredients, blend well, bring to the boil, and simmer for about 1 minute.

SERVING
5. Over each scallop pour about 2 teaspoons of the sauce and serve them in the shells.

TIP
The flesh can easily be removed from the shell with a pair of chopsticks or a fork.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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