One restaurant dish containing XO sauce that I love eating is stir fried scallops with asparagus. So, this is the perfect opportunity to recreate this dish at home for my loved ones. For this dish at home, I used large frozen Hokkaido scallops. Beautiful, fragrant dish - everyone loved it! :)
Nice crunchy asparagus paired with plump, juicy scallops in a fragrant, lightly spicy sauce
Stir fried scallops with asparagus and XO sauce
Recipe by Baby Sumo
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 6 minutes
16-20 frozen Hokkaido scallops, defrosted
1 tbsp cooking oil
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 tsp XO sauce
150g asparagus, trimmed and cut into 5cm lengths
A few slices carrot
1/2 tsp chicken stock powder
1. Clean and pat dry the scallops.
2. In a wok, heat oil over medium high heat. Once hot, add the garlic and saute for 1 1/2 minutes, until lightly golden.
3. Add the XO sauce and saute for a minute, then add the asparagus and carrots and saute for a further minute.
4. Add the scallops and then saute for about 1 - 1 1/2 minutes, depending on their size, then season with the chicken stock powder. Serve immediately.
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