If bay scallops are unavailable, use sea scallops that have been halved horizontally and then vertically. Amazing Seafood Recipes

Marcella Hazan
March 1997

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Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove and discard the iridescent membrane on each scallop.

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  • Warm the oil and garlic together in a large nonreactive skillet over moderate heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the garlic is pale golden, about 4 minutes. Raise the heat to high and stir in the rosemary. Add the scallops in a single layer, season with salt and pepper and cook until opaque, 2 to 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the scallops to a bowl.

  • Add the lemon juice to the skillet and simmer until the liquid is reduced to a syrupy glaze. Return the scallops and any accumulated juices to the skillet and toss to coat with the glaze; cook until just heated through.

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