Sambuca Scallops

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    Sambuca Scallops

    Sambuca Scallops

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    17min


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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.

    Ingredients
    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

    Directions
    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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    Used different ingredients. I found the sauce to be a little too runny so added some mushrooms but left out one tin of tomato's. This was really filling but a nice recipe nevertheless.  -  02 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)

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    I found the sauce to be a little too runny so added some mushrooms but left out one tin of tomato's. This was really filling but a nice recipe nevertheless.  -  02 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)

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