Recipe for Sauteed Scallop Pare, Crunchy Pare and Not Bitter

Pare is a vegetable that tastes bitter. Of course, some people don’t like bitter melon because of its bitter taste. However, if it is processed properly, you can reduce the bitter taste. Eating bitter melon dishes can be enjoyed and feels delicious.

The following recipe combines bitter gourd and clams. If you are curious about the taste, try the recipe at home. For that, read to the end and understand well!

1. Ingredients you need to prepare

Recipe for Sauteed Scallop Pare, Crunchy Pare and Not Bitter bitter melon illustration (pixabay.com/vitaminamov)

Ingredients:

  • 1 large size bitter gourd
  • 250 gr scallop
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp sweet soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 150 ml water
  • Sugar, salt and powdered broth to taste

Slice seasoning:

  • 9 cloves of red onion
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 15 pieces of cayenne pepper or according to taste
  • 3 large green chilies

2. Clean the bitter gourd in the following way first

Recipe for Sauteed Scallop Pare, Crunchy Pare and Not Bitter illustration of bitter melon (pixabay.com/paresh85)

Choose a pare that is still young because an old bitter gourd tends to be more bitter. Then clean it the right way. Cut the bitter gourd into two parts and then scrape the middle until it is completely clean. Slice thinly so that the bitter taste is minimized.

Sprinkle bitter melon with a sprinkling of 1-2 tablespoons of salt while kneading, let stand until bitter melon releases water for about 15 minutes. After that flush with water while in the squeeze and rinse thoroughly. Do this repeatedly until the sap is gone to reduce the bitter taste.

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3. Saute the spices until fragrant

Recipe for Sauteed Scallop Pare, Crunchy Pare and Not Bitter illustration of slicing onions (pexels.com/mali)

Prepare the cutting board and first slice the onion, garlic, cayenne pepper and large green chili. Set aside first. Continue to turn on the stove and then heat the pan by giving it some oil.

After the oil is hot, stir-fry the sliced ​​spices along with the bay leaf while stirring with a spatula. After the spices smell good, pour the water and let it boil.

4. Add the clams and other spices

Recipe for Sauteed Scallop Pare, Crunchy Pare and Not Bitter clam illustration (pexels.com/haydenplus1)

Make sure you have prepared clean scallops. The trick is to remove the mussel meat from the shell or you can buy one that has been peeled so it’s not complicated. Wash the clams first with running water. To reduce the fishy smell, add lime juice.

Back to the cooking stage, add the clams, sweet soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, salt and powdered stock to the seasoning stir. Stir evenly. Wait for the spices to absorb and the water to dry.

5. Cook until done and then serve

Recipe for Sauteed Scallop Pare, Crunchy Pare and Not Bitter illustration of stir-fried bitter gourd (instagram.com/nawang_okta)

The last step you can put the bitter gourd into the pan. Stir with a spatula until well combined with the spices. Cook bitter melon for a while, because if it is too long it will make it taste bitter. Once cooked, remove and serve. Stir-fried pare clams are ready to be enjoyed.

Best enjoyed with rice while warm. Those of you who don’t like the bitter taste of bitter melon will really like this recipe. Good luck!

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