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

Portuguese Scallops Recipe

Portuguese Scallops Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 14:31
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1 pound fresh sea scallops1 tsp salt¼ tsp black pepper2 tablespoon olive oil⅓ cup port wine2 tbsp fresh lemon juice2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley5 garlic cloves, minced2 cups cooked rice
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Season scallops with salt and pepper.
    2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan over high heat until hot.
    3. Add half of scallops; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned.
    4. Remove scallops from pan; keep warm. Repeat procedure with the remaining scallops.
    5. Stir in port wine and lemon juice, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
    6. Add back the scallops, 2 tbsp parsley, and garlic; sauté 30 seconds over high heat.
    7. Serve scallops over rice.


    Recipe & Photo Credit: adorefoods.com 


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