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Sizzling Scallops

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Ingredients
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Grated ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Miso paste 1 Tablespoon
  Black peppercorns 10 , crushed
  Rice wine vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light peanut oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Peanut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
  All purpose potatoes 8 Small, peeled and julienned
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Potato starch 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sea scallops 2 Pound, quartered
  Radicchio head 4 , coarsely chopped
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm), trimmed and finely chopped
  Enoki mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed
  Lime 1 , juiced
Directions

To prepare the salad dressing, combine the garlic, ginger, miso paste, peppercorns, and vinegar in the bowl of a food processor.
Process briefly to blend.
With the blades in motion, slowly pour in the oil.
Add the soy sauce and set aside.
Pour enough oil into a skillet to measure 2 inches deep.
Heat over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.
Add the potatoes and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Drain on paper towels and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Keep warm until ready to serve.
Keep the oil hot.
Place the potato starch on a large plate.
Pat the scallops dry and dredge in the starch, shaking off excess.
Fry in the oil until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
Drain on paper towels and season to taste with salt and pepper.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the scallops, radicchio, cilantro, and mushrooms.
Sprinkle with the lime juice, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Pour the salad dressing over and toss.
Serve on a platter with the potato sticks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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