Anyone up for some Louisiana - styled blackened scallops? Take a minute to check out this quick recipe, from fridge to plate in 15min.

BLACKENED SCALLOPS

it’s always best to cook Louisiana-style blackened fish outdoors to avoid filling the house with smoke.


PREPARATION TIME  -10 MIN

COOKING TIME - 5 MIN

SERVINGS - 4


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb (675 g) medium or large scallops
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) melted butter

PREPARATION

  1. Place a cast iron skillet on the grill. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to high.
  2. On a large plate, combine the paprika, garlic powder, sugar, celery salt, oregano and cayenne pepper.
  3. In a bowl, toss the scallops with the melted butter. Coat the scallops with the spice mixture.
  4. In the hot skillet, blacken the scallops for about 1 minute on each side, or until the desired doneness.

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