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Tequila Chile Lime Scallops

Tequila Chile Lime Scallops

Tequila Chile Lime Scallops

Recipe By Kate Wheeler, Savory Spice—Santa Fe, NM owner

Yields

4 servings

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

Recipe By Kate Wheeler, Savory Spice—Santa Fe, NM owner

A unique and simple method for cooking scallops in a flavorful marinade/sauce.

Ingredients

1 lbs. scallops

2 oz. tequila

2 Tbsp. blue agave

2 Tbsp. olive oil


1 Tbsp. lime juice


2 Tbsp. cold, unsalted butter

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Crushed Aleppo Peppers

    Our Crushed Aleppo Peppers are a mouthwatering, moderately hot blend of Aleppo pepper flakes. The Aleppo pepper is also known as the Halaby pepper....

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  • Fine Pink Himalayan Sea Salt

    Our Fine Pink Himalayan Sea Salt is believed to be of the most ancient of all pink sea salts. It's a highly flavorful pink cooking salt, and pairs ...

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Directions

Marinate scallops in tequila, blue agave, olive oil, Crushed Aleppo Chiles, lime juice, and Fine Pink Himilayan Sea Salt for 30 min. Heat a lightly oiled pan over medium-high heat. Remove scallops from marinade and pat dry. Sear for 2 to 3 min. per side or until golden brown. Transfer scallops to serving plate. Add marinade and butter to pan. Simmer until slightly thickened. Serve scallops over rice and drizzled with sauce.