Recipe by COTTER_NH
"This is a scallop recipe I concocted in my mind one night, and literally made up as I was going along. It is simple, wonderful, and very forgiving. I have shared this with a few folks and they love it. Works with rice or fine noodles and pasta."
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2 1/2 tablespoons
chopped green bell pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons
chopped fresh dill
cherry tomatoes, quartered
Scallops are one of my favorite foods and I've easily made this recipe 20+ times. I don't put the green pepper in and make it with the tomatoes only sometimes. I think I probably use more wine (don't really measure anymore) and boil it hard for awhile. The recipe is great as is but is also very flexible. If you don't feel like zesting, just use juice. Not in the mood for dill? Don't use it. Note on the dill: I tend to use dried just because it's what's on hand. If you use dry, you do have to decrease the amount - dried herbs are more concentrated than fresh.
I was rather disappontined with this recipe. After reading the reviews I was looking forward to a wonderful scallop recipe and this is not a great one. It did have a very bright taste, due to the lemon juice, but I gess I prefer to have a good sear on my scallops and with the flour coating it made it a bit of a gooey mess. I would recommend grilling or BBQing to get that nice crisp out coating and leaving off the flour completely. Then adding the scallops back into the wine/lemon reduction. I used dried dill which might have been a mistake too. All in all it was OK, but not a stellar recipe.
Fantastic! The scallops were perfect and the sauce was amazing! I did add more wine and vegetables and substituted red pepper for green, but all in all this would and could be great the way it was (I just don't like green peppers). From all the happy people at this home-- THANKS!
I made this recipe with basil instead of dill. It was good and easy to follow. I would recommend using a different type of oil (I substituted canola half way through cooking the scallops) because the olive oil was burning up too fast. I also added some garlic at the end because it was a little bland for my taste; next time I will add it when I cook the scallops.
This was delicious! I will certainly be making this again and often. I found that I could cut the butter in half and reduce the olive oil by 1/2 tbs, used dried dill instead of fresh and it was still yummy!
I served this recipe (no changes) over angel hair pasta. My wife loved it and I know I'll be making it again. The citrus wasn't overpowering like in some recipes and I love the addition of dill. Very good.
I used half scallops and half shrimp just for variety. Served it over orzo. Delicious Dish! Thanks :)
Fantastic! Instead of dill, I used 1/2 tsp. oregano and 1/4 tsp. basil. I did not have green pepper and so added chopped broccoli and small pieces of spinach. Plus, I had some shrimp on hand and put a few in. Definitely will make again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Citrus Scallops II
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 138
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