With a few ingredients this is a simple appetizer or a main entrÃ©e – you choose! Lime Avocado Oil by Spicewood Food Company is being used and can be purchased on-line at Spicewood Food Company. Â If you would like to add a kick to the recipe mix in Spicewood Food Company’s JalapeÃ±o Avocado Oil with the Lime Avocado Oil. The recipe reflects a single serving. Increase amounts to accommodate your desired menu. Remember that these are big, so one for an appetizer or three for an entrÃ©e.
1 sea scallop (2.5- 3.0 oz) rinsed and patted dry
2 tablespoons of lime oil or 1 tablespoon of lime oil and 1 tablespoon of jalapeÃ±o oil
1/2 of a ripe avocado, peeled and sliced see technique How to Cut an Avocado if needed
4 leaves of cilantro finely chopped
Kosher salt and pepper
Lightly season cleaned and dried scallop with a dash of kosher salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of lime oil or use 1/2 tablespoon of lime oil and 1/2 tablespoon of jalapeÃ±o oil in a small skillet over medium high heat. Place scallop in pan with heated olive oilÂ cover and sear for 4 minutes. Turn, cover, and cook for an additional 4 minutes. While scallop is searing, fan out sliced avocado onto a small serving dish. Once scallop is cooked, remove from skillet. Place on top of fanned avocado and drizzle with remaining lime and jalapeÃ±o oils. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves. Lightly sprinkle 6-7 granules of kosher salt over the top to make the whole dish pop. The avocado and lime infused oil compliment each other perfectly!
Try Salneval AlbariÃ±o RÎ¯as Baixas Cosecha White Wine Valle Del Salnes (Spain),Â Schoffit Alsace Chasselas Vieilles Vignes (France),Â Â Paulo Alto Reserve (Chile)Â or aÂ Corona with a wedge of lime.