Orange Glazed Scallops

What’s easier than shrimp? Seared scallops!

DSCN0516b[100% organic & wild scallops from Canada]


  • Scallops
  • Half an orange
  • 6 TBS sugar
  • 7 tsp water
  • 5 tsp red wine
  • 3 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • Green onions for garnish


  1. Run the scallops under some cool water and then pat dry with a paper towel
  2. Zest the orange and squeeze the juice and remove the seeds, if necessary
  3. Combine the zest and fresh juice with soy sauce and rice vinegar
  4. In a small, heavy-based pot, stir the water and sugar together. Bring to a boil and continue to cook until the sugar caramelizes. You will have to gradually turn the heat down as you cook. This process will take about 15 minutes
  5. Cook the mixture until just before burning point. You will see a little smoke. Remove pot from heat immediately. Place a sieve over the pot and pour the red wine into the caramel
  6. Let it cool and add the zest, fresh juice, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir to combine and then set aside
  7. Heat oil in a fry-pan over high heat
  8. Add the scallops and fry for 40 seconds on each side once
  9. Place the scallops on a serving plate and then spoon on the orange glaze
  10. Garnish with green onion

*Adapted from Taste Buddies.


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