Servings: 4 servings
Cook Time: 20 min
1/2 cup, plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon corn syrup
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 tablespoons butter
12 large sea scallops
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
In a small saucepan over low heat, combine 3 tablespoons sugar, water and corn syrup. Mix together and simmer to thicken. Reserve.
Add oil and butter to a saute pan over medium heat. Salt and pepper the sea scallops and add to pan. Coat sea scallops with 1/2 cup of sugar. Allow scallops to brown and caramelize on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Pour thickened glaze on top of scallops.
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