Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh diver scallops
  • 2 blood oranges, zested, juiced and cut into supremes
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch of chopped parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
How to cook Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce:
  • Dry scallops with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in non-stick saute pan.
  • When foaming subsides saute scallops until browned about 2 minutes - flip, repeat.
  • Remove from pan and keep warm.
  • Discard butter and wipe pan clean.
  • Melt remaining butter over medium heat.
  • Swirl gently and watch. Butter will cook. It will turn nut brown and be beautifully fragrant. Careful not to burn it.
  • At this point add the blood orange segments, zest, and juice.
  • Continue cooking for another minute and watch the sauce come together.
  • Spoon blood orange sauce over scallops. Garnish with chopped parsley and orange zest.
  • I served the Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce over mashed potatoes.
  • Enjoy!
Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce recipe
Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce recipe
Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce recipe
Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce recipe

Note(s):

The Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce recipe very easy to cook and very tasty too! A simple supper, really. Just a few ingredients are all it took to pull this off. The scallops, of course, a couple blood oranges, some sweet cream butter, and a little mashed potatoes - gotta have something to serve the scallops on and sop up all that buttery, blood orange sauce.


This recipe for Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce serves/makes: 4 servings

The Diver Scallops with Blood Orange Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Scallops (more Scallops recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)

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