Seared Scallops on Potato Pancakes
Seared Scallops on Potato Pancakes Recipe ( Video )
This dish is made with mashed potato, half a roasted red pepper, and a pound of left over scallops , but it is great.
Added by John on 19 Aug 2010 @ 16:57
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- 3/4 cup cold mashed potatoes
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp bread crumbs
- 1 salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
- 1 olive oil
- 1 lbs scallops
- 1 cayenne pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp capers
- 1/2 roasted and peeled red bell pepper
- 1 whole fresh basil leaves
Add 3/4 cup cold mashed potatoes, 1 egg, 2 tbsp bread crumbs, some salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix well.
Add a little oil in a pan over medium heat. Put the mixture in the pan, make 4 round shapes. Cook 7-8 minutes per side. Remove and set aside. These are the potato pancakes.
Put 1 pound scallops in a bowl, drizzle some salt, pepper and cayenne. Add a little bit olive oil. Stir well.
Pre-heat the pan on high heat. When the pan is hot, put the scallops in the pan. Add the red bell pepper besides them. Cook the scallops for 3-4 minutes per side. Remove the scallops. Spread the red bell pepper in the pan. Add the whole fresh basil leaves, 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp capers in the pan. Stir and cook until the butter is resolved. Then add 1/4 cup water, turn off the heat.
To serve, put a potato pancake on a serving plate, add 3 scallops on the pancake. Top the scallops with some red bell pepper and basil leaves. Spoon over the sauce. Enjoy!