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Cajun Bronzed Scallops
Posted by Peggy on February 19, 2010
Recipe: Cajun Bronzed Scallops
12 medium-large sized scallops, 3/4-1 pound (dry-packed, if possible)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons grape seed or olive oil
Fresh thyme and lemon wedges, optional garnish
Combine salt, thyme, garlic powder, cayenne, white pepper and paprika. Season both sides of scallop with spice mixture.
Heat a large, heavy-bottomed cast iron or stainless skillet to medium-high heat.
Add oil and heat until hot but not smoking.
Place scallops in skillet. Sauté until cooked through, about 2 minutes on each side. Garnish with thyme and lemon wedges, if desired.
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