Scallops and Vegetables in Vermouth

Scallops and Vegetables in Vermouth


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About this recipe: This is an elegant starter that will wow any dinner guest. Pan-seared scallops are served with vegetables sauteed in dry vermouth. It's perfect for any special occasion, such as birthdays, Valentine's day or Christmas.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 100ml dry vermouth
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 8 scallops
  • 1 knob butter
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley, for garnish

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Heat oil in large frying pan until hot. Saute onion for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the leek and carrots; saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Add dry vermouth and reduce heat to low. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Heat the butter in another frying pan over high heat. Pan-sear the scallops for about 1 minute per side or until brown.
  5. Transfer the leek and carrots to a serving plate, add the scallops, garnish with parsley and serve.

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