Steamed Scallops with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Steamed Scallops with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Ingredients :

12

 

Sauce

1 1/2 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1/2 tablespoon

1/2 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

Fresh scallops, with shells

 

 

Salted black beans

Vegetable oil

Fresh root ginger, finely chopped

Red chili, finely chopped

Garlic, crushed

Pounded Szechwan peppercorns

scallion (scallion), finely chopped

Soy sauce

Rice wine or dry sherry

Good stock

Sesame seed oil

Method :
  • Scrub the scallops under running cold water.

  • Then remove the flat shell.

  • Soak black beans in hot water for 5 minutes.

  • Drain and crush.

  • Put the scallops on a large heatproof dish, place in a steamer and steam for 8-9 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, heat the vegetable oil in a small wok or saucepan.

  • When hot, stir-fry the ginger, chili, garlic, peppercorns, onion and black beans for 30 seconds.

  • Add the soy sauce, sherry and stock and continue to stir-fry for another 15 seconds.

  • Sprinkle on the sesame seed oil.

  • Drip about 2 teaspoons of the sauce over each scallop and serve them in the shells.

  • The diners should be able to remove the scallops from their shells.

  • Then drink the remaining sauce from the shells.

 

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