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How to make Portuguese style fried scallops.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
5 min
Ready In:
15 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Fried Scallops Recipe

Portuguese Fried Scallops Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Mon, Feb 1, 2016, 13:54
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1 lb fresh scallops8 tablespoons butter1 cup flour1 garlic clove, minced3 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped1⁄4 teaspoon salt1⁄2 fresh lemon, juice offresh ground black pepper
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Wash the scallops in cold water. Spread on paper towels to dry. Put flour in a small bowl. Toss scallops in flour to coat completely.
    2. Melt butter in a skillet over low heat. Add the scallops and pan fry 3 to 4 minutes, moving and turning, until they are firm but not browned. Add garlic and parsley and cook 30 seconds longer.
    3. Remove to a serving plate and squeeze lemon juice over scallops and season with salt and pepper.

    Recipe & Photo Credit: threeovens, food.com


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