Buzzard's Bay Bourbon Scallops Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 20 mins

Buzzard's Bay Bourbon Scallops

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"This dish was conceptualized for the Victory Dinner Celebration at the 2014 Buzzard's Bay Cup Challenge. It played off local and imported ingredients for the event. I like to serve these over a field of wilted greens like Swiss or rainbow chard."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Melt 1/4 cup butter, 2 ounces bourbon, and olive oil together in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sea scallops in hot butter-bourbon mixture until browned and just about cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer scallops to a plate and drain any excess liquid from the skillet.
  2. Whisk remaining butter, remaining bourbon, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper together in the same skillet over medium-high heat until sauce reduces and alcohol evaporates, 1 to 3 minutes. Drizzle sauce over scallops.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 363 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.4 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 103 mg
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 23.4 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 320 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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