Sauteed scallops with lentil sauce

These sauteed scallpos with lentils sauce are perfect for your festive moments, when you enjoy cooking and gathering friends and relatives around a table. For Christmas or Easter, for instance, it can be nice to combine and serve traditional dishes together with innovative foods. These sauteed scallops are exactly a original and sophisticated idea perfect for a festive moment, such as a S.Valentine dinner or any other particular celebration.

Ingredients

  • lentils 500 grams
  • garlic
  • parsley
  • salt
  • pepper
  • scallops 10 units
Information
20 minutes Total time
15 minutes Active time
Serves 10 persons
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Preparation

Break and clean the scallops. Cook each of them in a pan with salt, pepper and olive oil, without moving them and over a high heat. When the underside is brown and caramelized, set aside. In the meanwhile, cook your lentils with a minced clove of garlic and some parsley finely chopped. Once your lentils are cooked, add a glass of warm water and mix. Pour the sauce back in your pan, and cook until simmers, adding salt if necessary. To serve, pour a spoon of sauce on a warm individual plate and arrange one scallop over it. Garnish with a spring of parlsey.

Tips
Avoid the use of aluminium pans to cook your lentils! It's better to use a non stick pan!
Trivia
Lentils are rich in vitamins A, B and C, in proteins, mineral salts and oils.

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