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Scallop tartare with pickled beetroot, bacon and apple

Pickled beetroot and silky homemade mayonnaise accompany the fresh taste of diced scallops with bacon and apple in this dinner party recipe.

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For the mayonnaise

For the beetroot

For the scallops

  • 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon
  • 12 scallops, cleaned and corals removed, the scallop meat diced into 5mm/¼in pieces
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, cut into 5mm/¼in dice
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp finely chopped gherkin
  • 2 tsp finely chopped chives
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

To serve