Chef John

467 RECIPES

30+ years of experience in the culinary industry

Scallops With Spinach Sauce

This is an easy dish to make, whether it is for an elegant appetizer or a light lunch. With fresh shellfish on top of a creamy spinach sauce, it is not only delicious, but also healthy.

CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 30 min
SERVING: 2 People
INGREDIENTS:
LET'S START
Step 1
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In a boiling pot of water, add baking soda, and salt. Soak the spinach in the water breifly and take out immediately.
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Put spinach in ice water to cool it.
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Squeeze the excess water out of the spinach into a blender and add chicken broth to make spinach juice.
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Pour the spinach juice into a pot and put butter, ginger slices, sugar, salt, white pepper, water and potato flour to thicken the liquid. Stir on high heat to combine the mixture.
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Step 5
Drizzle oil in a clean frying pan. Add garlic slices and Scallops. Fry until both are golden brown.
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Pour the spinach sauce into a dish. Place the fried fresh shellfish on the sauce. Garnish with garlic slices and minced ham.