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Test Kitchen Approved

Tequila Chile Lime Scallops

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

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

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.