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Seriously Good Scallops Sautéed in Miso Butter Soy Sauce

Seriously Good Scallops Sautéed in Miso Butter Soy Sauce

This dish is a fusion of Japanese and Western food for you to enjoy the juiciness of the scallops.

Ingredients: 2-3 servings

Large scallops
6-8 (roughly 200 g)
Onion
1/4
Mushrooms (king oyster, maitake, shimeji, etc.)
as needed
Green onion
as needed
Garlic
1 clove
Butter
1 tablespoon
Combined seasoning
Soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons
Sugar
2 teaspoons
Miso
2 teaspoons
Water
2 tablespoons plus
-
Lemon juice
to taste

Steps

1. Slice the onion and garlic, and chop the mushrooms into preferred sizes. Coat the scallops with katakuriko (not listed). Mix together all the ingredients for the combined seasoning.
2. Heat half the butter in a frying pan, and sauté the garlic until fragrant. Add the onions and cook until soft. Add the mushrooms and sauté quickly. When cooked, transfer onto a dish.
3. Heat the rest of the butter in the frying pan, and cook the scallops on both sides. Add half the combined seasoning , cover the pan, and let steam for a little.
4. After steaming for a minute, add the cooked vegetables from Step 2 and the rest of the combined seasoning into the pan to mix. Serve with some green onions and lemon juice if you'd like.

Story Behind this Recipe

I used delicious scallops from Nova Scotia—where I live now—to make this Japanese-style dish.