• Ingredients: 35
  • Serves: 39

Spicy glazed scallops on cucumber disks with garlic cloves, or to taste, minced, drained bottled pickled jalapeño peppers, chopped fine, 1/3 soy sauce, fresh orange juice, sugar, salt, 1-1/2-pounds sea scallops, rinsed,patted dry, and halved horizontally, vegetable oil, large cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices fresh coriander leaves for garnish into, fresh coriander leaves for garnish.

Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves, or to taste, minced
  • 5 drained bottled pickled jalapeño peppers, chopped fine
  • 1/3 soy sauce
  • 3 tbsps. fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2-pounds sea scallops, rinsed,patted dry, and halved horizontally
  • about 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 large cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices fresh coriander leaves for garnish into
  • fresh coriander leaves for garnish

For marinating the pork

  • *available at Asian markets.

For chicken:

  • *available at some specialty foods shops

For passion fruit-aji sauce

For salsa marina

For mango ravioli

To cook fish and assemble dish

  • Special equipment: a deep-fat thermometer

Espresso chocolate chunk:

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tsp. espresso powder

Very berry:

Peppermint fudge:

  • 3 tbsps. fudge sauce
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies

Directions

  1. Step 1 In a bowl combine well 1/4 cup water, the garlic, the jalapeño, the soy sauce, the orange juice, the sugar, and the salt, add the scallops, coating them well with the marinade, and chill the mixture, covered, stirring occasionally, for at least 8 hours or overnight.

    For this step you will need

  2. Step 2 Drain the scallops well. In a heavy skillet, preferably non-stick, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over moderately high heat until it is hot but not smoking and in it sauté the scallops in batches, stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until they are golden brown, transferring them as they are cooked to a plate and adding more of the oil to the skillet if necessary.

    For this step you will need

Nutrition information

Calories 382 Carbohydrates 31 g (10%)
Fat 9 g (14%) Protein 44 g (88%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (5%) Sodium 1,634 mg (68%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g Fiber 5 g (21%)
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g Cholesterol 82 mg (27%)