Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Mom’s Recipes

Cocoa Dusted Seared Scallops

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Ingredients

10 Sea Scallops

Salt

Grapeseed oil

1/4 cup good quality unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

1tsp ground cloves

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

Heat cast iron pan over medium high heat for 5 minutes. Dry scallops well with paper towel. Season with salt. Mix cocoa powder, cinnamon, cloves, and chili powder in small bowl. Dredge both ends of scallops in cocoa mixture. Add oil to pan and gently place scallops on the hot surface. Do not move. Let a good sear develop, about 2 minutes. Flip to opposite end and let cook, undisturbed for an additional 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.

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