Scallops sea shells

12 servings
45 min
20 min
Very Easy
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Scallops sea shells
A cute and fancy appetizer for the Holidays season, mixing some tasty scallops and a crispy filo pastry!


Number of serving: 12
6 filo or brick pastry sheets

1/2 leek

5 oz scallops

pine nuts

1/2 lemon


Muffin mold
Cookie cutter


  • Step 1 - Scallops sea shellsBrush some olive oil on a filo pastry sheet. Put another one on top of it and brush again with oil. Repeat one last time to get 3 layers of pastry.
  • Step 2 - Scallops sea shellsWith the cookie cutter, cut pieces larger than the muffin mold. Put each circle of pastry into the muffin mold, without greasing it.
  • Step 3 - Scallops sea shellsBake 10 minutes at 350°F (180°C).
  • Step 4 - Scallops sea shellsWash and mince the leek. Sauté it into hot olive oil until it is not crunchy anymore.
    Put some cooked leek into each shell.
  • Step 5 - Scallops sea shellsGrill the scallops into hot olive oil.
  • Step 6 - Scallops sea shellsPut some scallops in each shell, and add some pine nuts. Finally, add a few drops of lemon juice into each shell.
  • Step 7 - Scallops sea shellsThere you are, your scallops crispy sea shells are ready!



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