Caramel Glazed Sea Scallops

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Servings: 4 servings
Cook Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Easy

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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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I added a little red thai chili paste to the glaze which gave it just a little kick. These are now my husband's favorite way to eat scallops!

By Anonymous on May 20, 2010


By Lokisa on June 08, 2009


By Lokisa on June 08, 2009

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