Bay Scallops Scampi

Recipe by erinsky
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl cover sundried tomatoes with boiling water. Set aside and allow to steep for 30 minutes until tomatoes are softened.
  • Note: If you use oil packed tomatoes omit this step and increase the amount to one cup.
  • In the meantime, cook angel hair according to package directions, drain, and toss with a little olive oil.
  • Rinse and pat dry scallops. Season with salt and pepper.
  • When tomatoes are softened, squeeze out water and roughly chop.
  • In a large skillet heat 1/4 cup of butter and the olive oil on medium high heat until the butter foams.
  • Add scallops to the pan and cook 2 minutes until slightly brown on the edges. Stir and cook another 1 minute or until opaque. Remove from the hot oil and set aside.
  • Add to pan the garlic, chili, and sundried tomatoes and cook until garlic is blonde, about 2 minutes.
  • Add white wine and last 1/4 cup butter to the garlic mixture and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add back to the sauce the scallops and any juices and the fresh herbs.
  • Toss with the pasta and top with parmesan cheese.
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