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What to do with a very large bunch of scallions?

I had a square foot of scallions left in my garden that were starting to bolt, so I just decided to pull them. I figured I would give them away but then I remembered this handy Foodpickle feature and thought I might give it a try. So, does anyone have suggestions or ideas for what to do with a very, very large bunch of scallions? Thanks!

asked by checker about 3 years ago
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Mrs._larkin_370
mrslarkin

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added about 3 years ago

Scallion pancakes! http://userealbutter.com...

Checker
added about 3 years ago

Yes!

Sit2
added about 3 years ago

While it's not scallion intensive. Chicken yakatori.

Boneless, skinless chicken breast. Slice them in strips.
Line them up and layer in scallions between the strips.
Use two skewers to secure them like this: =[|][|][|][|]=
Glaze them with a teriyaki sauce and grill or broil.

Lulusleep
added about 3 years ago

Grilling them whole is nice.
Another thing you can make is scallion ginger sauce (finely chopped scallion, grated ginger, salt and a light oil). It's a great dipping sauce for poached chicken and the like.

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added about 3 years ago

I'm with you, @babytiger. Although I cant grill (no grill :( . . . so I put them under the broiler, watching carefully). Just a couple spritzes of olive oil, salt and pepper. You'd be amazed at how delicious they are!

Farmer's_market
added about 3 years ago

Scallions are lovely simply brushed with a little olive oil and s&p and quickly grilled (lay them perpendicular to grates for char marks, and so they don't fall through.) They get a little soft and smokey - a great, easy accompaniment for grilled steak, lamb, chicken...

A whole steamed fish with scallions and ginger is surprisingly easy and really delicious. A big one is a great way to feed a lot of people. (Pretty much any white fish.) I do it 'by heart' but there are lots of recipes on the internet if you search 'Chinese Whole Steamed Fish...'

Any kind of stir fry, or Asian noodle dish; I like lots of thinly sliced ones in Sesame Noodles - they lighten it up, keep it from being cloying.

Also - chopped and mixed in some good cream cheese. On a toasted bagel, with or without lox. Heaven.

Mrs._larkin_370
mrslarkin

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added about 3 years ago

We've grilled them, too, (wrapped in bacon - because that's how we roll.) Awesome.

I love ALL these ideas...I'm sensing a Your Best Scallions contest theme here!!!!!! Let's shall add this to the list along with Your Best Recipe Inspired by a Song. :)


Checker
added about 3 years ago

Loads of good ideas! Thank you all! And bacon-wrapped grilled scallions - you are a "sick puppy" indeed, but I think we may be from the same litter. ;)

Lulusleep
added about 3 years ago

Speaking of rolling them in bacon, it reminds me of this Japanese dish where scallion is rolled in thin slices of beef. It's called beef negimaki.

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added about 3 years ago

Make jerked chicken!

Cakes
added about 3 years ago

Nigella's Black and Blue Steak marinade:

http://uktv.co.uk/food...

Dsc_0048b
added about 3 years ago

Francis Lam has a great ginger scallion sauce -
http://www.salon.com/food...