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Any Egg scallop advice out there, quick?

LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum
Wife has a plate of scallops sitting out. Not sure what her plan is, but I'm looking for an Egg plan for them. Any quick advice is appreciated. Temp, time, seasoning, etc....???
Thanks
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Cast iron grate or reg???
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  • NewportlocalNewportlocal Posts: 474
    I do bacon wrapped skewers with tony cacheres and brush/pour butter on them while they are cooking. Obviously Caheres isn't necessary. Anyway they turn out good for me. I usually use mesquite for my shrimp and scallops just a preference thing, but I am sure any wood charcoal is more than sufficient.
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Thanks Tweev, the bacon and fried sound great, but the wife is on a diet. Gonna have to get creative w my side of the plate.
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Sounds good Newport, I may just have to cook mine to my liking And she can handle her's her way. Bacon, butter, garlic is sounding like the way to go.
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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Cast iron grid....just a bit of sea salt and cracked pepper, quick sear on each side...
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Thanks. This might just be it w a lil swamp venom on them.

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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Quick sear it's going to be. EVOO, sea salt, cracked pepper. Sure wish I had a MINI for this.
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Tweev, this gives me time for a few beverages on the deck and also time to explain to the lady (WE) need another Egg. :D
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Just opened a red bag of RO w some very nice pieces in it. Picked up two canisters for the mapp yest at home depot and the guy working there told me it was overkill. I laughed and proceeded to check out.
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    Just opened a red bag of RO w some very nice pieces in it. Picked up two canisters for the mapp yest at home depot and the guy working there told me it was overkill. I laughed and proceeded to check out.
    He obviously doesn't understand.
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    edited May 2012
    How hot does this machine need to be for a quick sear? 400-500?? For the scallops that is...
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    When I think sear I think lava.
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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I would say in the 500 range for quick scallop cook...are you at stock grid height or searing on CI on spider?
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Cast iron on fire box. Got up to 500ish. I had the lid open a good bit.
    http://i1254.photobucket.com/albums/hh612/jholland70/909464e1.jpg
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Very quick meal. Egg got up to temp very quick and the food was on and off in no time. THANK YOU all for the quick response!!! Now, to get a small or a mini? Decisions, decisions.
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    I really think the mini is the way to go, but the "small" crowd puts up a good argument. I don't want to regret not getting one or the other.
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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 766
    Wow!! Logical. But I have a 10 month old so i prob should stick to 1.
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  • NewportlocalNewportlocal Posts: 474
    I am buying another egg in the next two weeks. I have a 9,7,5,and 3 year old. I love them and love my mini. Hey people have to eat.
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  • Thanks Tweev, the bacon and fried sound great, but the wife is on a diet. Gonna have to get creative w my side of the plate.
    Just a hard sear with salt pepper and olive oil is all you need with a good scallop. Tweev is correct- In a pan on the stove. Butter is better but EVOO works just fine.



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