Baked Hotate Mentaiyaki
5 large Scallops with Shells
2 Mentaiko sacs
2 tbsp Mayonnaise
1 tbsp Lemon juice
Mozzarella Cheese for topping
Clean scallops & shells thoroughly to remove dirt & dry well.
Preheat oven at 220°C.
Remove mentaiko from its sac by using a spoon to scrap it out.
Mix mentaiko with mayo, lemon juice.
Spread them on scallops & top with cheese.
Bake for about 10 mins or till golden brown. Serve hot!
Mentaiko or ‘spicy cod roe’, is marinated roe of Pollock & it’s a common ingredient in Japanese cuisine. The cod roe works wonders to sharpen every distinguished flavour in an appetizer.
Baked Mentaiko Scallops
Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 3:40am