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Preparing Scallops

  • Clean the closed shell by scrubbing it. For easy shucking, put under a grill for 1 minute to warm, or steam for 30 seconds.

  • Hold the scallop in a tea toweland, with a sharp knife, carefully prise open the shell. Lift off the top shell.

  • Loosen the scallop from theshell. Pull off and discard the scallop’s outer grey fringe and outer membrane.