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scallops in orange hollandaise

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI


yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For scallops in orange hollandaise

  • 1/2 c
  • 2 lg
    egg yolks
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 12 lg
    sea scallops
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
  • salt

How To Make scallops in orange hollandaise

  • 1
    For the sauce. Melt the butter on stove in saucepan. Set aside and keep it warm.
  • 2
    Whisk the egg yolks and place in a double boiler or bowl over boiling water whisking vigorously to keep it from becoming scrambled. Once thickened remove from heat and whisk in the lemon juice then drizzle the butter in slowly whisking constantly. Whisk in the orange juice and zest. Set aside and keep warm.
  • 3
    Pat the scallops dry and season with salt. Place a skillet over high heat and add the olive oil and butter. Turn the heat to medium and add the scallops sear 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • 4
    To plate add some hollandaise to the plate and top with scallops.

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