Peach and Ginger Scallops

Dish Description

These flavourful morsels are a gift from the sea.  The mild flavour of the scallops infused with the sweet and spicy flavours of the other distinctive ingredients produces a mouthwatering dish.  SERVES 2

Peach and Ginger Scallops


2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 large shallot, mnced

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger root

2 large peaches, peeled, cored and coarsely chopped

2 pounds or (1.2 kilograms) of sea scallops

Juice from 1/2 lime


Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a cast iron skillet on medium heat.  Add shallot and cook for two minutes.

Combine with ginger and stir for half a minute.

Place peaches in the skillet and continue cooking for three minutes, stirring at the halfway point.

Remove peach mixture and place in a small bowl.  Cover to keep warm.

Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to skillet.  Place scallops in a single layer and cook for four to six minutes, turning once.

Return peach mixture to pan, covering shallots evenly.  Remove from heat and drizzle with lime juice.

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