Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Scallops With Watercress Salad
Total:
30 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
30 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

Cook the bacon in a medium nonstick skillet until crisp. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain; reserve the skillet.

Divide the watercress, cucumbers and radishes among plates.

Season the flour with salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Discard all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings from the skillet, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and heat over medium heat. Working in batches, toss the scallops in the flour and cook until golden on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Turn and cook until golden on the other side, about 2 more minutes (add 1 tablespoon oil, if necessary).

Arrange the scallops over the salads. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and the lemon juice to the skillet, then remove from the heat and add 1 to 2 tablespoons water, swirling the pan to release the browned bits. Crumble the bacon and add to the skillet along with the chives, and salt and pepper to taste; swirl to combine, then pour over the salads. Serve with the bread.

Photographs by Antonis Achilleos

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