Scallop Cakes

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Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

My daughter loves scallops and I can't wait to make this elegant dish for her. It comes from Bon Appetit.

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  1. Heat olive oil in a non stick skillet on medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook until tender, but not brown. Let cool.
  3. In a food processor, coarsely chop scallops -- do not over process.
  4. Place chopped scallops in a large bowl and add onion, chives, parsley, flour, ginger, lime juice, egg, salt, lime peel and pepper.
  5. Form into 8 1/2 inch thick patties, about 3 inches in diameter.
  6. Place patties on plate or baking sheet and chill for 1-6 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  8. heat oil in large non stick skillet over medium heat and cook scallop cakes until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  9. Transfer cakes to the baking sheet and bake until completely cooked -- about 7 minutes.
  10. Serve with Cilantro-Lime Mayonnaise, which I've also posted, or whatever condiment you might enjoy.