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Scallops and prawns in garlic and chilli oil recipe

Vernal aimed to impress with his seafood starter on Come Dine With Me Wirral

Serves 5


  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 scallops, with roe attached
  • 15 raw peeled tail-on king prawns
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Rocket leaves, to serve


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan and fry the scallops and prawns for 1-2 minutes until just cooked through.

  2. Add the remaining oil and the butter and heat until sizzling, then add the chillies and garlic.

  3. Lift the scallops and prawns onto serving plates and pour the hot oil mixture on top. Season with salt and pepper and serve with the rocket leaves.

Please note this recipe is the contestant's own and has not been tested professionally. Like the Come Dine With Me contestants, you could be creating a culinary delight or dining disaster, so switch on your ovens and be bold.


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Monday 24 October 2011
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