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Scallops au gratin with oranges: delicious and tasty

Scallops with orange

Orange scallops are a delicious appetizer, but also elegant and refined, perfect to be served at a fish lunch or dinner. Here is the recipe!

Do you love scallops and shellfish in general? Today we offer you a simple and perfect recipe for a fish lunch or dinner: orange scallops, simple to prepare but rich in taste. In this recipe, the scallops are first marinated in an emulsion of orange juice, olive oil and herbs , then they are baked in the oven.

If you are not practical in choosing scallops, I recommend that you get help from your trusted fishmonger .

Scallops with orange
Scallops with orange

Preparation of scallops au gratin with orange

  1. First, take the scallops, wash them well making sure to remove any residual sand, then squeeze the orange juice and grate the zest.
  2. In a small bowl, prepare an emulsion with the orange juice, oil, chopped chilli pepper, a pinch of salt, peppercorns and chopped chives, mix well and pour everything into a baking dish.
  3. Place the scallops that you have delicately removed from the shell in the pan.
  4. Cover with cling film and marinate in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
  5. After the marinating time has elapsed, quickly drain the marinated scallops and place each one on a shell.
  6. Transfer the scallops to a baking tray lined with parchment paper, sprinkle with a spoonful of marinade and bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 8-10 minutes .
  7. If you want to make it more crunchy you can sprinkle your scallops with breadcrumbs.
  8. When cooked, remove from the oven and serve immediately, enjoy your meal!

Alternatively, you can try the classic recipe for scallops au gratin .


We recommend consuming this juicy and fresh seafood at the moment . We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.

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