The following simple and delicious recipe come from French cooking for dummies, a treat for lovers of French food.
Preparation time: 5 minutes – Baking time: 8 minutes
Ingredients (for 6 servings)
- 12 big fresh scallops (18 if they’re small)
- 4 thin slices of Parma ham
- 1 garlic clove
- 3 tablespoons of dried breadcrumbs
- 2 tablespoons of parsley
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/ Preheat oven to 410° F (210° C / T 7).
2/ Mix breadcrumbs, Parma ham, garlic, parsley and 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a food processor.
3/ Fold a piece of kitchen paper, pour 1 teaspoon of olive oil on it and use it to grease an oven rack.
4/ Place scallops on the greased rack and top them with Parma ham mix.
5/ Pour a dash of olive oil on top and bake in oven for 8 minutes.
Serve as a starter with a few leaves of lamb’s lettuce or rocket if you like.
Scallops with Parma Ham