Scallops with Strawberry salsa and chocolate sauce |

Scallops, Strawberry Salsa and Chocolate Sauce

  • Author: Martyn
  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 People 1x


​I know what you might think of the recipe title, Scallops, Strawberries AND Chocolate?! The strawberries gives it a hint of sweetness, whereas the dark chocolate ads a little bitterness. ​This recipe makes a very tasty and interesting appetizer, something to really shock and hopefully impress your dinner guests.



  • 6 Scallops
  • 4 strawberries finely chopped
  • ½ Lemon Zest
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 20g Dark chocolate (70% Cocoa)
  • 4 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worchester Sauce


  • In a bowl mix together the chopped strawberries, zest of ½ a lemon and the juice of 1 Lemon. Set aside until later
  • In a saucepan heat the Balsamic Vinegar and Worchester Sauce until it simmers.
  • Take off the heat and stir in the chocolate until it has fully melted and is smooth.
  • Add a dash of oil into a saucepan.
  • Season the scallops and place into the saucepan for two minutes.
  • Add some butter and then flip the scallops and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • TO SERVE: Position 3 scallops onto a plate, top with a spoon of strawberry salsa and drizzle on the chocolate sauce

  • Category: Appetizer


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 185
  • Sugar: 12.2g
  • Sodium: 161mg
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.2g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 16.7g
  • Cholesterol: 32mg

Keywords: Scallops, Strawberries, Dark Chocolate