Seared garlic seafood with spicy harissa bisque

Seared garlic seafood with spicy harissa bisque

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Rustle up a luxurious, romantic (and speedy!) starter for two with fresh scallops, prawns and hot chilli

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal457
  • fat32g
  • saturates17g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein31g
  • salt2g
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Ingredients

  • 400g can lobster bisque

    Lobster

    lob-ster

    The king of the crustaceans, lobster is a delicacy that commands a very high price, with white,…

  • 1 tbsp harissa

    Harissa

    ha-riss-ah

    This hot, aromatic paste made from chilli and assorted other spices and herbs is spicy and…

  • zest and juice ½ lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 tbsp single cream, plus a little extra for drizzling
  • 8 large raw king prawn, peeled
  • 6 scallop, roe removed

    Scallop

    Skol-ips, Skal-ips

    This is the bi-valve shellfish with a flat, fanned bottom shell and domed fan shaped upper shell…

  • 1 tbsp garlic butter
  • small handful coriander, leaves picked
  • ½ red chilli, thinly sliced
  • toasted bread, to serve

Method

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

  2. Season the prawns and scallops. Heat the garlic butter in a frying pan until starting to foam. Add the seafood and cook for 1 min on each side until the prawns are pink and the scallops are cooked and starting to brown, but still have a little bounce.

  3. 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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Comments (5)

thecherub's picture
5

So quick and easy and tasty. I left out the scallops but added more prawns. Will definately make again.

pammiejay's picture
5

brilliant recipe, very quick and easy but looks, tastes and has the feel of being something very special. I used Belazu Rose Harissa which I think beats any other brand hands down.

jul34es's picture
5

made this for valentines and it was easy to do and tasted great.

ashish_sharma09's picture

mmm looks good, being a seafood fan... worth a try I think.

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