Sambuca Scallops

Sambuca Scallops


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Sambuca brings its anise flavour to this quick cook scallop dish. It makes a great entree to a special dinner or lunch.


Serves: 2 

  • 6 to 8 scallops
  • 30g butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sambuca
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 50g salad

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:7min  ›  Ready in:17min 

  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan over high heat; when the butter starts to foam add the olive oil.
  2. When the frying pan is hot add the scallops and cook on one side.
  3. After 3 minutes turn them over and pour the sambuca over the scallops, season with salt.
  4. Cook for 3-4 more minutes then reduce the heat to medium.
  5. Deglaze the pan with a teaspoon of balsamic vinegar.
  6. Transfer the scallops on the serving plates. Add the salad around the scallops and pour the sambuca sauce over the scallops. Season with pepper.

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