Advice 1: How to cook scallops in the oven

There are many ways of cooking scallops, but the simplest option is to bake them in the oven. In this case, the crust is crunchy, and the filling will literally melt in your mouth.
How to cook scallops in the oven
You will need
  • Ingredients for 2 persons:
  • - 6 medium scallops;
  • - 6 shrimp (fresh and maximum size);
  • - small onion;
  • - grated cheese;
  • - glass of milk;
  • - dried dill;
  • - tbsp heaped corn flour;
  • - 20-30 gr. butter.
  • - salt, pepper.
In a pan melt the butter, fry in it the scallops with dill, salt and pepper on all sides, so they are a bit browned.
Put scallops on a plate, in oil fry finely chopped onion.
Once onions are browned, add the chopped shrimp. Give them a good obzharitsya, add flour and pour milk.
Stirring constantly, fry on a small fire shrimp in the sauce for 5-6 minutes. The consistency of the sauce should resemble the Bechamel.
Preheat the oven to 180C. At this time, lay out three scallop-shell. Pour sauce with shrimp, and sprinkle top with grated cheese during baking formed crisp.
Sent shell in the oven for 8-10 minutes, after which they can bring to the table.

Advice 2: How to eat scallops

Scallop is an edible bivalve mollusc meat which has a delicate slightly sweet flavor. It is valued not only for its taste but also for useful properties, which are due to the presence in its composition of a large number of minerals and vitamins. To cook the scallops simply, because they require minimal heat treatment.
How to eat scallops

How to prepare scallops for cooking

In Russia, rarely seen in the sale of fresh scallops – you can usually buy them only in frozen form. In the latter case, preference should be given to seafood in vacuum packaging, past the freezers. By weight scallops are a little cheaper, but the quality and taste of this product much worse.

Before cooking scallops properly defrosted. To do this, you can leave them at room temperature or folded in a bag and placed in a container of cold water. In the latter case they will be unfrozen much quicker. It is important not to overdo them in water, otherwise it also has a negative impact on the product. After defrosting the scallops should be washed, dry and only then to cook.

How accepted is the scallops

To cook scallops a variety of ways and with various ingredients. So, it turns out delicious this delicious, if you fry it in the pan. To add spice to this dish, scallops meat can be pre-marinated in olive oil, garlic and lemon juice. And half an hour later, sauté for 4 minutes in the pan. Serve this dish with asparagus or mashed potatoes.

No less tasty scallops in the oven. To prepare, for example, more dietary dish, you can wrap them in foil, pre-sprinkled with salt, spices and watering lemon juice. You can also just put the product on a baking tray along with your favorite vegetables, drizzle with olive oil and send in the oven for 20 minutes.

Grilled scallops also turn out juicy and tender. In this case, they do not require special marinade, but they can drizzle with olive oil so they don't dry, sprinkle with lemon juice, wine or soy sauce. Fry enough as long as they lose their transparency.

Some gourmets like to eat scallops raw, seasoning them with salt, black pepper, lemon juice, olive oil. However thus it is necessary to eat the seafood only when you are sure of its quality. Or you can pre-marinate it in a mixture of salt, herbs, olive oil, balsamic or wine vinegar.

Marinated scallops, by the way, can be used to prepare various salads. They go perfectly with rice noodles, peppers, bean sprouts, greens and a variety of seafood. As a dressing, use a mixture of ginger, sesame oil, sugar, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil.

Advice 3: How delicious to cook potatoes in the oven

Dishes, cooked from potatoes, the list is very long, because of their huge variety. This vegetable has a wonderful ability to combine with different products, so you can't every day to create new masterpieces of potatoes and delight loved ones.
How delicious to cook potatoes in the oven
You will need
    • The potato "boats":
    • potatoes;
    • fat;
    • floss (not mint flavored).
    • Potatoes with mushrooms:
    • 600 g of potatoes;
    • 400 g mushrooms;
    • 200 g of cheese (for example
    • "Russian");
    • 2 cloves of garlic;
    • 50 g butter;
    • olive oil;
    • salt;
    • ground black pepper;
    • greens.
    • Potatoes with pork:
    • 700-800 g potatoes;
    • 0.5 kg of pork;
    • 0.5 liters of milk;
    • 1 sweet pepper;
    • 150 g of cheese;
    • butter;
    • seasonings (pepper
    • nutmeg
    • salt);
    • greens (parsley
    • green onions).
Recipe No. 1. Small sized potatoes peeled and cut in half. At the rounded parts of the potato halves to make a cut to form a small flat surface. Pan lightly grease with oil and spread it on the potatoes at the center up. In the center of each half to stick a toothpick. Cut the bacon thin slices and skewered on toothpicks in the shape of a sail. Get a kind of "boat". If the fat is salted, then you can do without condiments – be guided by your taste preferences. Bake in the ovenuntil the potatoes will not be easy to protectice pick. The perfect companion to this dish will be pickles!
Recipe №2. Potatoes wash and boil "in uniform", then peel and cut into slices. Clean and cut the mushrooms, fry in olive oil, adding the chopped garlic. Finely chop the parsley. Coat a baking sheet with butter and put layers potatoes (pepper), mushrooms, greens and cheese, cut into thin slices. Put the remaining butter. Pour all the water, after dissolving in it the required amount of salt. Cover with foil and bake in the oven at 180-200°C for 20 minutes. Then remove the foil and bake until Golden brown.
Recipe No. 3. Potatoes cleaned, cut slices and cook in boiling milk for 5 minutes, adding pepper and nutmeg. Remove potatoes with a slotted spoon. Pork cut into cubes and fry in butter, adding spices. Form of grease with butter and put layers of meat, potatoes, shredded sweet peppers. Cheese to grate on a coarse grater and add to the milk, which was otvoren potatoes, fill in the form. Bake half an hour in the oven, heated to a temperature of 200-220°C. the Finished dish sprinkle with chopped herbs.

Advice 4: How to cook squid rings in batter

Seafood has always been considered a health food. They are rich in proteins and minerals and dishes from them, as a rule, diet. Squid are not an exotic product, in contrast to mussels, scallops and urchins, and they are quite affordable. Buy squid at any store. And cook them fast and simple.
How to cook squid rings in batter
You will need
    • squid (carcass or fillet) - 500 g;
    • flour (a few tablespoons);
    • spices
    • lemon;
    • eggs;
    • beer or water;
    • vegetable or olive oil.
Take three carcasses squid of medium size (about 500 g), three eggs, 125 g flour (a few tablespoons) and 125 ml of light beer. For the squid in the batter other than carcasses of medium size (about 20-25 cm), then the batter won't stick inside the rings and do ring fits in the pan.
Remove the squid previously the skin and remove the chitin rod. To quickly relieve the squid from the skin, dip it in hot water for five minutes. Long to cook, as carcasses can be hard. Then take the cleaned squid and dip in boiling and salted water(1 tbs. salt) for two minutes. After the second boiling, remove the carcass squid, they must decrease in size and become "elastic". Remove the squid from the boiling water and cut them into rings.
Prepare a batter.
The first method: carefully separate three eggs and remove the whites. Whisk them to a thick foam. Separately mix three egg yolks with the beer and flour until smooth. Pour it whipped whites and again mix well, add salt to taste. Second method: take five tablespoons of flour, three tablespoons of vegetable oil, half lemon, two eggs. Proteins whisk in a thick foam. Dissolve the flour in one Cup of beer or water. Add the butter and mix with the protein. Add lemon juice and mix.
To prepare rings of squid. In a saucepan heat oil and sauté in it the ring of the squid, previously dipped them in the batter. Fry until the batter "baked", then immediately remove the ring and place them on a napkin. This way the excess oil will be absorbed into the napkin.
Iriarte all the rings, then lay them on a baking sheet. Put them in the oven until Golden brown.
You can fry the rings in another way. Put the pan on fire and pour oil. Dip rings of squid in batter and place on griddle. Fry squid in batter until Golden brown. Then remove the rings and put them on a napkin. This way the excess oil will be absorbed into the napkin.
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