Sesame-Crusted Scallops with Black Bean Sauce

  • serves 4

 

5 Ratings
Directions for: Sesame-Crusted Scallops with Black Bean Sauce

Ingredients

Sesame-Crusted Scallops with B

1 400 g package sea scallops, thawed (about 16 pieces)

1 Tbsp sesame oil

3 Tbsp white sesame seeds

2 Tbsp black sesame seeds

1 tsp cornstarch

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

1 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander or thinly sliced green onion

Black Bean Sauce

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

1 Tbsp minced gingerroot

1 clove garlic, minced

pinch hot pepper flakes

⅓ cup sodium-reduced chicken stock

2 Tbsp black bean sauce

1 Tbsp dry sherry

Directions

Sesame-Crusted Scallops with B

1. BLACK BEAN SAUCE: In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook ginger, garlic and hot pepper flakes until fragrant, about 10 seconds. Add stock, black bean sauce and sherry; boil vigorously until reduced to about 1/4 cup, about 2 minutes. Set aside.

2. Meanwhile, pat scallops dry with paper towel; brush with sesame oil. In small bowl, stir together white and black sesame seeds and cornstarch. Press both sides of scallops into sesame seed mixture.

3. Place large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; brush with vegetable oil and heat until starting to smoke. Cook scallops until browned on outside and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to serving platter and keep warm.

4. Strain sauce, if desired; drizzle over scallops. Sprinkle with coriander.

Black Bean Sauce

1. BLACK BEAN SAUCE: In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook ginger, garlic and hot pepper flakes until fragrant, about 10 seconds. Add stock, black bean sauce and sherry; boil vigorously until reduced to about 1/4 cup, about 2 minutes. Set aside.

See more: Main Ingredient, Fish, Shellfish, Beans, Fry, North American, Dinner, Main, Hot and Spicy


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