• Christopher Roberts

Ep 7 F&F Review - Scallops with Green Salsa Recipe!

Updated: Sep 14, 2020

On the seventh episode of the Film and Food Podcast Chris and his lovely wife Bethany reviewed the first film in our new series The Trip! This was such a great episode so make sure to check that episode out by clicking on the "Podcast" tab!

This recipe is inspired by the many, many scallop dishes we get in the film, this has a delicious green salsa to really bring out the flavours in the scallop!

Scallops with Green Salsa

Recipe Commitment: Easy

This is a simple and vibrant dish that is sophisticated and full of flavour!

Ingredients (serves 2 for a light lunch!):


  • 10 fresh scallops

  • 50gm butter

  • 1 lemon

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • salt


  • 300gm of mixed cherry tomatoes (preferably half green and half red, but nay colours will do)

  • 3 spring onions

  • 1/2 green chilli

  • 2 shallots

  • 2 tsp coriander

  • 2 tsp mint

  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar

  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 1 tsp salt


1. Finely chop the chilli, spring onions, shallots, mint and coriander. Combine all the Salsa ingredients into a large bowl and rest for 15 minutes.

2. After 15 minutes add these ingredients into a blender and blend until you have your desired texture. Mine was smooth however you can make it more chunky by blending for a shorter time.

3.Combine scallops, oil and salt to a bowl and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Let your butter soften while your scallops rest.

4. Combine butter, oil and lemon juice in a bowl for later. Heat a large frying pan on high until very hot. Add the scallops and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side. Finally, drizzle the butter-lemon mixture on the scallops and cook in the juices for another minute, tossing the scallops.

5. Remove the scallops rom the heat and rest on a paper towel as the scallops will release water. Serve the scallops hot on a bed of salsa! Enjoy!

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