Scallops With Roasted Garlic Cream

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 55mins




  • Prepare the sauce by tossing the garlic cloves with olive oil and place on a square of aluminum foil.
  • Fold the foil to form a package and roast place in a preheated 350°F oven for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Allow the garlic to cool slightly, careful open package and transfer the garlic cloves to a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in cider vinegar and bring to a simmer, mashing the cloves with the back of a spoon.
  • As the vinegar evaporates, a paste will form, to the garlic paste stir in the heavy cream and simmer for about 10 minutes on low heat to blend flavors, adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • To prepare the scallops, rinse and dry with paper towels.
  • Dust the top side of the scallops with paprika.
  • In a non-stick skillet that has been sprayed lightly with olive oil, place the top side of the scallops down and sauté until crispy on top and lightly firm to the touch.
  • Place scallops on serving plate and drizzle garlic sauce over.