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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

Ingredients

Tea-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