Scallop Sauté

recipe

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 medium onion, sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 pound fresh bay scallops, drained*
3 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1 teaspoon orange zest
3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons butter

Preparation

1. Sauté first 4 ingredients in 2 Tbsp. hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until tender. Remove from pan, and keep warm.

2. Sauté scallops in remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until done. Remove scallops from pan, and keep warm.

3. Add 2 Tbsp. soy sauce, orange zest, and next 3 ingredients to skillet. Bring mixture to a boil, and cook over high heat about 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in butter and remaining 1 Tbsp. soy sauce until well blended. Serve immediately over vegetable mixture and scallops. Garnish, if desired.

*Sea scallops may be substituted. Cook in remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes; turn over, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Note:

Cooking School Cookbook, Fall 1998

July 2009
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