Method – Wash scallops, pat dry with paper towel. Season both sides with salt, white pepper, garlic powder and chili powder. Heat butter in pan until it’s smoking hot. Place seasoned scallops (wide side down) in a single layer. No sliding, no moving. Gently turn them over with thongs after 1 1/2 minutes, and sear for another minute. Plate the scallops. Now add the sliced mushrooms to the pan. stir fry on medium heat for 2 minutes, seasoning with a little salt and pepper. Scoop out the mushrooms and place them over the scallops. Turn up the heat to high, add the shot of southern comfort and orange juice to the pan. boil for 5 minutes until the southern comfort orange is reduced to a syrup. Pour the Southern Comfort orange reduction over the scallops and mushrooms. Garnish with the chopped spring onions and serve.
Recipe from: http://www.opensourcefood.com/people/mishmash/recipes/soco-orange-scallops
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