Dilmah Seven Star Tea

RAW NEW ZEALAND SCAMPI WITH TEA-INFUSED MELON AND PICKLED OOLONG TEA LEAVES

Food : Main Courses

RAW NEW ZEALAND SCAMPI WITH TEA-INFUSED MELON AND PICKLED OOLONG TEA LEAVES

IngredientsTea-Infused Melon Juice

  • 125ml freshly juiced, skimmed and strained Honeydew Melon Juice
  • 10ml Strained Lime Juice
  • 40ml Oolong & Ginger Tea
  • 5ml White Wine Vinegar
  • Salt

New Zealand Scampi

  • 10 Raw Fresh Scampi, peeled and de-veined
  • Salt
  • 1 Lime

Pickled Oolong Tea Leaves

  • 25 Leaves of Cooked Oolong Tea
  • 1g Finely Grated Ginger
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Juice of 1 Lime

MethodTea-Infused Melon Juice

  • Pass melon juice through a cheese cloth into a bowl. Add the lime juice, tea, vinegar and a little salt. Refrigerate until use.

New Zealand Scampi

  • Season the scampi just before serving with salt.Using a fine blade microplane, grate the lime zest over each scampi until covered. Finish with a few drops of lime juice.

Pickled Oolong Tea Leaves

  • Mix the lime juice and ginger, season with sugar and salt to your taste. Pour the mixture over the tea leaves and let it pickle for 2 hours.

The range of Dilmah Tea used

  • Vivid Tea Selection by Dilmah

The variety of Dilmah Tea used in the recipe

  • Vivid Springtime Oolong with Ginger

Created by : Volker Marecek