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Maple Glazed Sea Scallops

Date Added: Jan 22, 2011 American Appetizers
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

6 mins

Ready In

16 mins

Serving

1

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Description

A wonderful fall dish of maple glazed seared scallops served with an Autumn salad of Granny Smith apple sliced and beet greens dressed in a light bacon apple cider dressing.


Ingredients

  • 6  Each Fresh Sea Scallops
  • 1
  •  As Needed Kosher Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 2
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Olive Oil
  • 3
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Butter, plus 1 teaspoon
  • 4
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Pure Maple Syrup, high quality
  • 5
  • 3  Each Smoked Cod Potato Cakes (optional)
  • 6
  •  As Needed Beet Greens Salad
  • 7

Directions

    1. Season scallops with salt and pepper
    2. Add oil to a hot saute pan
    3. Place scallops in saute pan, sear until golden brown on each side
    4. Add 1 tablespoon of butter then add maple syrup
    5. Finish with a teaspoon of butter, let melt into syrup
    6. Reduce a little bit, glaze over scallops while they're cooking
    7. Once both sides of scallops are done searing, turn off flame and continue to glaze reduction over scallops
    8. Plate scallops with cod cakes (optional)
    9. Top with beet greens and apple slices
    10. Enjoy!

    Beet Greens Salad

    Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup(s) Beet Greens or Baby Romaine
  • ½ Each Granny Smith Apple, sliced whole on a mandoline
  • As Needed Bacon Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Directions

    1. In a mixing bowl, toss together beets greens and apples with vinaigrette

    Bacon Vinaigrette Dressing

    Ingredients

  • 2 Table Spoon(s) Bacon, cooked, chopped
  • 1 Table Spoon(s) Mayonnaise
  • 1 Table Spoon(s) Flat Leaf Parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 Table Spoon(s) Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Directions

    1. Mix ingredients together until well combined

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