Skewered Scallops With Orange-Sesame Dipping Sauce

Skewered Scallops With Orange-Sesame Dipping Sauce
Skewered Scallops With Orange-Sesame Dipping Sauce

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • SAUCE:

  • 1/4

    cup honey

  • 1/4

    cup unseasoned rice vinegar

  • 2

    teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger

  • 2

    teaspoons soy sauce

  • 2

    teaspoons chili-garlic sauce (available at Asian markets and in the Asian foods section of many supermarkets)

  • 1

    teaspoon oriental sesame oil

  • 1

    teaspoon grated orange peel

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh mint

  • 2

    tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

  • Salt to taste

  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste

  • SCALLOPS:

  • 2

    tablespoons peanut oil

  • 1

    tablespoon oriental sesame oil

  • 18

    medium sea scallops side muscles trimmed

  • Salt to taste

  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste

  • 1

    tablespoon chopped fresh mint

  • 1

    tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • 18

    wooden skewers - (6" long)

Directions

For Sauce: Mix first 7 ingredients in medium bowl to blend well. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover; chill.) Mix in remaining ingredients. Season orange-sesame sauce with salt and pepper. For Scallops: Heat peanut oil and sesame oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Sprinkle scallops with salt and pepper. Add to skillet; sauté until just opaque in center, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to large bowl. Add mint and cilantro; toss to coat. Thread 1 scallop onto each skewer. Arrange skewers decoratively on platter. Serve with sauce. This recipe yields 6 appetizer servings.

Keyingredient.com uses 'cookies' to give you the best, most relevant experience. Using this website means you're ok with this. Learn more here.

Please describe your issue: