Scallops treated with STP (“wet” scallops) are mushy, less flavorful and will not brown properly. Often a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise and Szechuan peppercorns, five-spice powder was originally considered a cure-all miracle blend encompassing the five elements (sour, bitter, sweet, pungent, salty).What sauce goes with scallops?
Directions Heat oil in heavy skillet over high heat. When oil begins to smoke add scallops. Sear each side for one minute or until each side is golden brown. Add 1/2 cup of wine and lower heat to medium. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove scallops from pan. Add remaining wine and lemon juice,and garlic. Bring to a boil and reduce by half.What wine goes best with scallops?
Top wine pairings with scallops. Searing scallops enhances their sweetness and makes them a sure-fire match with chardonnay. Almost any kind especially white burgundy - it’s a great way to show off an older vintage. Old vine chenin blanc is also a good match. Champagne, especially a blanc de blancs is not too shabby.What is the best way to prepare scallops?
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic, and cook for a few seconds until fragrant. Remove scallops to a platter, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter. Pour sauce over scallops to serve.