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Scallops in XO Sauce
Fish and Seafood
|Scallops in XO Sauce|
10 bay scallops
10 sea scallops, each cut into four pieces
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
½ teaspoon coarse salt
1 Tablespoon potato or water chestnut flour
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
6 coves fresh garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
1 large fresh red hot chili pepper, seeded and slivered
3 Tablespoons sugar snap peas, strings removed, then slivered
2 Tablespoons XO sauce
1. Mix both kinds of scallops with the sugar, salt, and starch and set them aside to dry somewhat.
2. Heat the wok or fry pan then add the oil stir-fry the scallops for just one minute before removing them to a plate.
3. Add the garlic and chili pieces and stir-fry another minute before adding the snap pea slivers, and stir once or twice. Now return the scallops to the pan and stir twice, add the XO sauce and one tablespoon of cold water, and toss well, then serve.