I love scallops! LOVE them! This however was the first time I had ever made them because I live in WI and there is kind of a dearth of fresh seafood here. Obviously I could buy frozen but since Tristan doesn’t eat shellfish I just don’t. I just order them at restaurants or eagerly await going home to MN where my dad will make me shrimp and scallops and fish galore! But since I have this awesome friend Susan who does buy fresh seafood from the seafood market in Madison, I asked her if she would pick some up for me too and here we are. Thanks Susan!
I decided to make this as a fancy lunch for me and my coworkers on Tuesday and I felt like a personal chef or something as I packed up all my shizz at home and brought it to the store to put together this nice little lunch. Coincidentally I had made the galettes for BWJ that day too so we had a right little feast! I used my cast-iron grill pan and I was surprised that it didn’t give more of a sear. Kind of a disappointed to not have that nice crunch on the outside but I didn’t want to overcook the scallops. Verdict: I thought this was super yummy but I probably won’t make it again just because it was sort of putzy with a lot of ingredients and my husband won’t eat it. I’m glad that I made it though because Bek, Kathy, and I got to pretend we were fancy ladies who lunch instead of doing what we normally do which is stuff our faces super quick in the office or behind the desk. Yay for little luxuries!