Sunday, March 21, 2010

Soy-Citrus Scallops with Soba, suggested by Sarah

Soy-Citrus Scallops with Soba

3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon chili garlic sauce (such as Lee Kum Kee)
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, divided
1 pound large sea scallops
4 cups hot cooked soba (about 6 ounces uncooked buckwheat noodles)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

1. Combine first 6 ingredients and 1 teaspoon oil in a shallow baking dish; add scallops to dish in a single layer. Marinate 4 minutes on each side.

2. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove scallops from dish, reserving marinade. Add scallops to pan; sauté 1 minute on each side or until almost done. Remove scallops from pan; keep warm. Place remaining marinade in pan; bring to a boil. Return scallops to pan; cook 1 minute. Toss noodles with salt and green onions. Place 1 cup noodle mixture on each of 4 plates. Top each serving with about 3 scallops, and drizzle with 1 tablespoon sauce.

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