Vieiras a la Gallega - Scallops in Mustard-Ol

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Title: Vieiras a la Gallega - Scallops in Mustard-Ol
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Seafood, Spanish, Sauces


1 ts Olive oil
4 lg Sea scallops
1 ts Minced garlic
5 Green olives stuffed,
1 ts Small capers, drained
1 ts Dijon-style mustard
1 c Whipping cream
1 ts Unsalted butter
1 1/2 ts Seasoned fresh bread crumbs

Cook's notes: Green olives stuffed with anchovies are available at stores
that specialize in imported foods, Cost Plus.

Preliminaries: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Procedure: Heat olive oil in
medium skillet. Add garlic and scallops and cook on medium heat for 5
minutes. Add chopped olives (and anchovies if using them separately),
capers, mustard, cream and butter. Cook over medium heat for 8 to10 minutes
or until reduced by half, stirring occasionally. Spoon scallops into
scallop shells or onto small ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and
bake in a preheated 350-degree oven until top is nicely browned, about 2 to
3 minutes, watching carefully to prevent burning.

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