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Scallops And Leeks in Star Anise-Orange Sauce - Bon-Ap

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Category: Seafood, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Fresh orange juice
  • 4 Whole star anise
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 tb Peanut oil; may be doubled
  • 1 tb Orange zest; see prep note
  • 4 md Leeks; see prep note
  • 16 Sea scallops



1) PREP ORANGE PEEL: 1 tablespoon 1/2 x 1/8-inch orange peel strips (orange
part only)

2) PREP LEEKS: 4 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only), cut
crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces

3) Boil juice and star anise in saucepan until juice is reduced to 2/3 cup,
about 4 minutes. Cool; remove star anise and reserve. Whisk sugar and
cornstarch into juice. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high
heat. Add orange peel strips and reserved star anise to skillet and saute 1
minute. Add leeks; saute until tender, about 6 minutes. Add scallops; saute
until opaque in center, turning once, about 3 minutes. Add juice mixture;
boil until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and

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