Monday, July 25, 2011

Lights, Camera, Action! A Legendary Event on 11Alive's Atlanta & Company!

A Legendary Event’s Executive Chef Liz Cipro appeared this morning on 11Alive’s Atlanta & Company with the fabulous Christine Pullara. Chef Cipro showed Atlanta how to cook up the perfect summer treat, A Legendary Event's Seared Scallops on Summer Corn Salad. The legendary recipe utilizes the freshest ingredients to make a unique salad everyone will love!

A Legendary Event’s  Seared Scallops on Summer Corn Salad

Serves 4 as an Appetizer or 2 for Dinner

12 – Large Sea Scallops (10-20 size)

Zest of one lime, S&P to taste

Grapeseed Oil or Canola Oil

3 ears of fresh corn

½ small red onion, diced

4 roma tomatoes, seeded and diced

2 scallions, whites and tender green parts

1 jalapeno, seeded and minced

5-6 radishes, thinly sliced

1 avocado, diced

Juice of two limes

Extra Virgin Oil

Salt and pepper to taste

½ bunch cilantro, chopped

Clean scallops and season with lime zest, salt & pepper. Cut kernels from corn, and combine will all other salad ingredients. Heat non-stick or cast iron skillet until you can hold your hand over it for only 4-5 seconds. Add a thin layer of grapeseed oil to cover the bottom of pan. Place scallops in pan and sear until dark golden brown (3-4 minutes); they should release easily from the bottom of the pan. Turn scallops over and continue to cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Plate corn salad on platter or individual plates, top with seared scallops and serve. You can choose to garnish with additional herbs or popcorn shoots. 

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