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Scallops In Garlic Butter

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Ingredients
  Sliced almonds 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), minced or pressed (large cloves)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Sea scallops 1 1⁄2 Pound, rinsed and patted dry cut large ones in half
Directions

Spread almonds on a baking sheet and toast in a 350° oven until golden about 6 minutes; set aside.
Melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium heat.
Add garlic, parsley, and lemon peel; cook, stirring, for about 1 minute.
Add scallops, a portion at a time do not crowd pan.
Cook, stirring, until scallops are just opaque in center; cut to test 3 to 5 minutes.
As scallops are cooked, transfer to a warm platter; keep warm.
When all scallops are done, top with almonds and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Quick

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