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Spice up your Valentine’s Day

POSTED ON 18 JANUARY 2019

Featuring fresh scallops, prawns and hot chilli, this speedy starter for two is the perfect luxurious treat for you and your Valentine

Seared garlic seafood with spicy harissa bisque

MAKES 2 | 15 MINS PREP & COOK Calories per portion: 457kcal

400g can lobster bisque
1 tbsp harissa
zest and juice ½ lime
2 tbsp single cream, plus a little extra for drizzling
8 large raw king prawns, peeled
6 scallops, roe removed
1 tbsp garlic butter
small handful coriander, leaves picked
½ red chilli, thinly sliced
toasted bread (to serve)

 

Heat the lobster bisque, harissa and lime juice in a small pan until bubbling. Add the cream, reduce the heat and then keep warm while you cook the seafood.

Season the prawns and scallops.

Heat the garlic butter in a frying pan until starting to foam.

Then add the seafood and cook for 1 min on each side until the prawns are pink and the scallops are cooked, start to brown, but still have a little bounce.

To serve, pile the prawns and scallops into the centre of 2 shallow soup bowls, pour around the spicy bisque, scatter with a few coriander leaves, chilli slices, lime zest and a drizzle of cream. Serve with toasted bread.

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