Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Orange Braised Shallots

Recipe by CCinSC
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dry scallops well and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in large saute pan until smoking then add the scallops.
  • Don't overcrowd them.
  • Brown well.
  • Let cook over medium high heat until done, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Keep Warm.
  • In non-aluminum pan bring orange juice and concentrate to boil.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • In a saute pan, heat olive oil until almost smoking.
  • Add the shallots, browning them well on all sides.
  • Add orange juice mixture and chicken stock, cover.
  • Let simmer over moderate heat until shallots are nearly cooked through.
  • Remove shallots and let the remaining liquid reduce uncovered to about one cup.
  • Swirl in butter and serve immediately over shallots and scallops.
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