Alton Brown Shows You How to Perfectly Sear Scallops (VIDEO)

You can use scallops to make a delicious dish, if you cook them properly of course. In this video Alton Brown gives some tricks and tips on searing scallops to perfection.

In case you missed any of that, find the ingredietns a the steps listed below.

1 1/4 pounds dry sea scallops (approximately 16)
2 teaspoons unsalted butter
2 teaspoons olive oil
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Heat butter and olive oil over medium heat in large sauce pan
Dry scallops with a paper towel
Season with a bit of salt and pepper
Remove muscle from scallops
Check pan and make sure to bubble out all the water in the butter
Once bubbling stops look for a bit of smoke it’s time to add the scallops
Put scallops in the pan, allowing for a bit of space between each one
Cook for 1.5 minutes and flip in same order you placed them in the pan
Cook for another 1.5 minutes

Now that you’ve seen a pro cook scallops you have the knowledge on how to do it yourself. Try this recipe at home and let us know how it turns out.

Source: FoodNetwork

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