Parmesan Crusted Scallops/ WATR, Miami Beach

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The Chef: Ross Jansen
The Restaurant: WATR, Miami Beach
The Dish: Parmesan Crusted Scallops


3 ea U-10 scallops
2 lbs unsalted butter
4 lemons (zest and juice)
2 oranges (zest and juice)
1 tbsp toasted cumin
1 tbsp smoked paprika
To taste kosher salt

Method of Preparation for Parmesan butter:

  • Bring butter to room temperature for 2 hours or until softened.
  • Add Parmesan, lemon zest and juice, orange zest and juice, cumin, and paprika to mixer with paddle attachment.
  • Mix on medium low until all ingredients are smooth and well mixed.
  • Taste butter and season with salt to taste.

Method of Preparation:

  • Pat dry scallops, cut each in half.
  • Season both sides with kosher salt.
  • Using spoon, spread butter on each scallop.
  • Bake in oven at 425 for 6-8 minutes.

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