Featuring fresh scallops, prawns and hot chilli, this speedy starter for two is the perfect luxurious treat for you and your Valentine
Seared garlic seafood with spicy harissa bisque
MAKES 2 | 15 MINS PREP & COOK Calories per portion: 457kcal
400g can lobster bisque
1 tbsp harissa
zest and juice ½ lime
2 tbsp single cream, plus a little extra for drizzling
8 large raw king prawns, peeled
6 scallops, roe removed
1 tbsp garlic butter
small handful coriander, leaves picked
½ red chilli, thinly sliced
toasted bread (to serve)
Heat the lobster bisque, harissa and lime juice in a small pan until bubbling. Add the cream, reduce the heat and then keep warm while you cook the seafood.
Season the prawns and scallops.
Heat the garlic butter in a frying pan until starting to foam.
Then add the seafood and cook for 1 min on each side until the prawns are pink and the scallops are cooked, start to brown, but still have a little bounce.
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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