Scallops, Whiskey, and Mint

Scallops, Whiskey, and Mint
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Scallops, Whiskey, and Mint

Chantelle Marie

Scallops, Whiskey, and Mint

Start your dinner party the right way with this scallop recipe, along with the classic cocktails to accompany this delicious appetizer. This winning dish is a sure bet — enjoy!


In a small bowl, combine the sugar, ground mixed peppercorns, and salt, to taste. Season the scallops with this mixture.

Heat the canola oil in a medium-sized sauté pan over high heat until almost smoking. Add the scallops. Once caramelized on one side, flip them and continue cooking until crispy golden brown on both sides. 

Deglaze with the whiskey off the heat, return the pan to the stove, and step back while the alcohol burns off. Slowly stir in the butter. When the butter has melted almost entirely, add the mint and blackberries.


Calories per serving:

477 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Pork Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 29g 45%
  • Carbs 26g 9%
  • Saturated 15g 76%
  • Fiber 9g 38%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 9g
  • Monounsaturated 9g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 22g 45%
  • Cholesterol 99mg 33%
  • Sodium 634mg 26%
  • Calcium 89mg 9%
  • Magnesium 77mg 19%
  • Potassium 661mg 19%
  • Iron 2mg 12%
  • Zinc 2mg 16%
  • Phosphorus 585mg 84%
  • Vitamin A 214µg 24%
  • Vitamin C 30mg 51%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 3%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 5%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 11%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 9%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 64µg 16%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 38%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 3mg 16%
  • Vitamin K 45µg 56%
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