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scallops on a pea puree

Scallops with Chorizo and Pea Purée

Amanda Wren-Grimwood
Pan seared scallops on a pea puree with chorizo.
4.91 from 22 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine British, French
Servings 4
Calories 202 kcal


  • 12 cleaned scallops
  • 600 g frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoon creme fraiche
  • 2 tablespoon fresh mint chopped
  • 50 g Chorizo chopped
  • truffle oil optional


  • Cook the peas in boiling water for a few minutes until tender and drain.
  • Blend the peas with the creme fraiche and season to taste.
  • Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and fry the Chorizo until coloured then set aside.
  • In the Chorizo pan add the butter and heat over a medium/high heat before adding the scallops for 1 minute each side.
  • Pile the scallops over the pea puree then scatter Chorizo over. Drizzle a little truffle oil over if liked.


The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.


Calories: 202kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 16gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 339mgPotassium: 472mgFiber: 8gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1336IUVitamin C: 61mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 3mg
Keyword chorizo, pan seared, scallops
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