Scallops with Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce topped with crispy bacon recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 15 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
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Scallops with Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce topped with crispy bacon
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Customer recipe by julia kiss
Added 61 months ago

This is a light tasty starter perfect before any meal, its easy to make and looks impressive.

Put the bacon in a cold pan without any oil, on a low/medium heat, turn the bacon over after 5 minutes and cook for a further 5 minutes till crispy. Drain on kitchen paper. When cool break up into small pieces using your hands.

Heat the white wine vinegar in a small pan till it reduces slightly.

Add the water.

Add the egg yolks one at a time, whisking all the time.

Put the pan over a low heat and continue to whisk, pour in the melted butter a little bit at a time. When its thick and creamy its ready.

Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste.

Add sunflower oil to a frying pan, when heated add the scallops and cook for 10 minutes, turning occassionally.

Heat a griddle pan. Toss the asparagus lightly in sunflower oil, cook for 5 minutes, turning occassionally.

Put three scallops onto a plate with two pieces of asparagus. Drizzle around the hollandaise sauce and sprinkle crispy bacon on top.

The hollandaise sauce can be put into a thermos flask to keep warm. A milk frother is handy for whisking when making the hollandaise sauce

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

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  • 6 Tesco Finest Canadian Scallops (frozen)
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 4 asparagus spears
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2oz melted butter
  • seasoning salt and pepper
  • squeeze lemon juice
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