Malt Whisky and Scottish Scallops

Malt Whisky and Scottish Scallops.

This can be for six as a starter or three/four for a main meal .

Ingredients

  • 24 hand dived scallops
  • 2 tbsp good olive oil
  • knob of butter (unsalted)
  • 3 tbsp double cream
  • 4 tbsp of good Whisky (we suggest Highland Park Scotch Malt Whisky)
  • 6/7 baby leeks
  • seasoning (salt and ground black pepper) to taste

Recipe preperation

  • Clean out the leeks and slice thinly, fry them quite gently in the pan until soft and set to the side.
  • In a heavy frying pan , heat the olive oil and butter and cook the scallops for approx 2 mins on each side .
  • Remove the scallops for the pan and place aside.
  • Pour the Whisky into the frying pan and keep stiring over the heat , once heated through , remove the frying pan from the heat and mix in the cream , salt and pepper to taste .
  • Place the scallops and leeks on a platter and pour over the cream and Whisky sauce.

please enjoy

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