Seared Scallop Spoons
 
 
  Garlic mashed potatoes (see separate recipe)  
12   large sea scallops  
  sea salt  
1   red bell pepper  
2 tbs    olive oil  
24   spoons  
 
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
1 See recipe in the Starch section. Be sure potatoes are very smooth.
Scallops
1 Heat a little oil in a pan just to smoking. Pat the scallops dry. Season with salt. Place the scallops in the pan and sear on one side until browned with a crisp crust (about 2-3 minutes). Turn and sear on the other side an additional 1 minute.
2 Remove the scallops and let rest 2 or 3 minutes. Cut into bite-sized wedges.
Red Pepper Pureť
1 Roast red pepper over grill until the skin is blackened and blistered. Place in a covered bowl and let steam for 10 minutes. Remove skin from pepper, then slice and remove seeds and membrane.
2 Cut flesh into chunks and place in a blender. Pureť until smooth, adding olive oil to reach desired consistency. Pureť should be slightly thick.
Assembly
1 On single spoon, pipe about 1 tbs garlic mashed potato. Next place a small piece (about the size of the spoon) of scallop. Top with a dot of the red pepper puree'. Serve hot.
 
Servings: 12
 
 Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
The following ingredients were not linked to the ingredient database and were not included in the nutrition information:
sea salt
spoons
 
       
Amount Per Serving      
Calories   120.84  
Calories From Fat (52%)   63.29  
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 7.14g   11%  
Saturated Fat 3.29g   16%  
Cholesterol 21.39mg   7%  
Sodium 331.35mg   14%  
Potassium 311.31mg   9%  
Carbohydrates 9.55g   3%  
Dietary Fiber 0.79g   3%  
Sugar 0.00g      
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g      
Net Carbohydrates 8.76g      
Protein 5.14g   10%  
 
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