blackened scallops

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Nick Monfire
Oak ridge, NJ

My 7 year old wanted scallops for dinner so here is what we made

★★★★★ 1
serves 2
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For blackened scallops

  • 1/4 c
    base mayo
  • 1 tsp
    horseradish mustard
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    lake mohawk cajun seasoning or your own brand
  • 1/2
    roasted jalapeno seeds removed
  • 1/2
    roasted yellow bell pepper seeds removed
  • 10
    diver scallops
  • 1 Tbsp
    lake mohawk cajun seasoning or your own brand
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make blackened scallops

  • 1
    In a food processor combine the mayo,mustard,lemon juice,worcestershire sauce, 1/4 tsp. Cajun seasoning,jalapeno and yellow bell pepper and puree until smooth. Refrigerate.
  • 2
    Pat dry the scallops and set aside. In a small bowl add the 2 TBS Cajun seasoning. In a medium skillet add the 2 TBS olive oil and place on a medium heat. Allow temperature to come up (about 2 minutes).
  • 3
    Roll each scallop in the seasoning and place in the skillet and fry for 1 minute and turn over and repeat. Remove scallops to a plate with a paper towel.
  • 4
    Place 5 scallops on each serving plate and drizzle with the remoulade.
  • 5
    * you can roast the jalapeno and yellow pepper stovetop simply by placing on a direct flame and using a tongs turn 1/4 turn every 1-2 minutes or until blackened. Place peppers in a bowl and cover for 5 minutes. Use a spoon and gently scrape blackened skin off onto a paper towel. Slice peppers and remove seeds.
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