Pan Seared Scallops with Apple Cider Cream
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: International
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 500 gr. / 18 oz. spaghetti pasta
  • 800 gr. / 28 oz. scallops
  • 400 gr. / 14 oz. shrimps
  • 330 gr. / 12 oz. apple cider
  • 400 ml / 14 fl oz. light cream 15%
  • 2 apples cut in little cubes
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper (I put 2 tsp salt)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Take a big skillet.
  2. Add couple of tbsp of olive oil and sauté the scallops and shrimps in medium/high heat until they take a nice golden color on both sides, approximately 2 minutes per side.
  3. Remove and put aside.
  4. In the same skillet add the onion and garlic and sauté until they become soft about 3 minutes.
  5. Pour the apple cider and deglaze the pan.
  6. Let boil for a minute and add the cream.
  7. Lower the fire to low and add salt and pepper and all the other herbs.
  8. Let it simmer while you prepare the apples.
  9. Take another skillet add the apples, 1 tbsp of sugar and ½ cup of water.
  10. Let them boil in medium/high heat until they are soft.
  11. If they need more water add by ¼ of cup.
  12. Once all liquid is evaporated and the apples are ready throw them in the apple cider/cream pan and incorporate.
  13. About three minutes before the end throw the scallops and shrimps and whisk gently to incorporate.
  14. If the cream is watery, add 1 tsp of corn starch dissolved in one tsp of water.
  15. If on the other hand is thick add ½ cup boiling water from the pasta.
  16. Prepare pasta according to your liking and either throw it into the sauce skillet and toss or serve in plates and above it add the scallops and sauce. Either way it is super tasty!
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