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It was also a big problem getting rid of the scallop shells. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Add the scallops then sprinkle with a little salt. The Sun (2014)Use your fingers to push the pastry into the edges and scallops of the tin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Serve this dish in the scallop shells if you have them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My scallops baked with steamed leeks were good though. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Add the scallops and seal on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Restaurants remove one scallop from a dish and cut the rest in half to take up the space. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Good with fish or seared scallops. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pat the scallops dry and sear on a high heat for 40 seconds each side. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You will need four decent-sized scallops shells. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Heat the dry pan until extremely hot and sear the scallops for 10 seconds on each side. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For a complete meal, you can also add some pieces of chicken or fish or scallops. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Carefully place the scallop shells directly onto the hot coals for 3-5 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Heat the remaining oil in a heavy frying pan and sear the scallops on both sides, allowing a maximum of a minute a side. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Next, two of the sweetest scallops imaginable, served with a couple of lettuce leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cut the scallop into small, bite-sized chunks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Divide the clams, mussels, scallops and lobster meat equally between the bowls. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Serve scallops in shells. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not only that but they're also not allowed to fish for scallops at certain times of year, to preserve stocks. The Sun (2012)Last time, I had scallops served in their shells. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'scallop'

British English: scallop /ˈskɒləp; ˈskæl-/ NOUN
Scallops are large shellfish with two flat fan-shaped shells. Scallops can be eaten.
  • American English: scallop
  • Arabic: مَحَارُ الاسقلوب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vieira
  • Chinese: 扇贝
  • Croatian: jakobova kapica
  • Czech: lastura
  • Danish: kammusling
  • Dutch: escalope
  • European Spanish: vieira
  • Finnish: simpukka
  • French: coquille Saint-Jacques
  • German: Jakobsmuschel
  • Greek: αχιβάδα
  • Italian: capasanta
  • Japanese: ホタテガイ
  • Korean: 국자가리비
  • Norwegian: kamskjell
  • Polish: przegrzebek
  • European Portuguese: vieira
  • Romanian: scoică
  • Russian: устрица
  • Latin American Spanish: vieira
  • Swedish: kammussla
  • Thai: หอยพัด
  • Turkish: deniz tarağı
  • Ukrainian: ескалоп
  • Vietnamese: con điệp

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