Scallop Carpaccio
Serves: 4
This elegant starter is perfect for your dinner parties and particularly around Christmas. It's very easy and effortless!
  • 12 fresh scallops (only the white flesh)
  • 10 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp of liquid honey
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Slice the scallops into thin strips (To cut them more easily, put them in the freezer for ½ hour)
  2. Place the slices on the plates.
  3. Prepare a dressing with the olive oil, the juice of the lime, the honey, the chopped basil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle the dressing on the scallop slices and put in the fridge for one hour before serving.
Recipe by George Hughes Fishmongers at