Smoked Seafood Marinade Recipe

Experience a burst of flavours with this tantalizing recipe featuring succulent scallops or shelled prawns/shrimp. The combination of sliced green onions, ginger, soy sauce, sherry, and sugar creates a mouthwatering marinade that infuses the seafood with irresistible taste. Serve the perfectly smoked seafood on a bed of crisp shredded lettuce, drizzled with the reserved marinade for an unforgettable culinary delight.


750 G (1 ½ lb) large fresh scallops or shelled prawns/shrimp

50 Ml (1 cup) sliced green onions

125 Ml (½ cup) each of vegetable oil, soy sauce, dry sherry

50 Ml (¼ cup) chopped fresh ginger, or to taste

15 Ml (1 tbsp) sugar


Combine green onions, oil, soy sauce, sherry, ginger, and sugar, in a ceramic bowl.

Add the scallops or shellfish into the mixture.

Marinate at room temperature for up to 30 minutes.

Drain, reserving marinade.

Place marinated seafood onto oiled racks.

Brush seafood with marinade.

Place marinade smoked seafood on a bed of shredded lettuce.

Sprinkle with reserved marinade.

Set aside a bowl of reserved marinade.