Sail through your next holiday party with a little help from this quick and easy recipe. Your guests will never believe that you prepared this delicious appetizer in only 30 minutes.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

Scallops:
Cream sauce:

Directions

Scallops:
  • Place vermouth, garlic, tarragon and sea scallops in a large resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate for 2 hours or up to 6.

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Cream Sauce:
  • In a medium-size sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add garlic and pepper and cook 1 to 2 minutes; add vermouth and cook over high heat 3 minutes. Add half and half and cook over high heat 3 to 4 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in tarragon and Parmesan; remove from heat and let cool. Cover surface with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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  • To serve, heat broiler. Reheat sauce over very low heat. Pat scallops dry. Cover broiler pan with nonstick aluminum foil. Place scallops on foil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place under broiler, 4 inches from heat. Broil 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Divide warmed sauce among 8 plates. Place 2 scallops on sauce on each plate.

Nutrition Facts

154 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 5g; cholesterol 44mg; sodium 289mg; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 1g; protein 9g.

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