Tuscan linguine with scallops and spinach cream
Tuscan linguine with scallops and spinach cream is an easy and surprisingly tasteful Italian combination of pasta and fish
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red chili pepper
sun-dried tomatoes in oil
Wrap the scallops in kitchen paper to extract humidity. Halve them when they are extremely big.
Dice the shallot, the garlic and the chili pepper
Dice the baby spinach
Mix the sun-dried tomatoes in the kitchen robot until creamy.
Heat the butter in a pan. Meanwhile season the scallops with pepper and salt.
Bake the scallops on both sides on high temperature for 3-4 minutes until they are brown. When ready, take them out of the pan and put them apart.
Heat the olive oil in the same pan. then add the diced shallot, the garlic and the pepper. Bake during a few minutes.
Pour in the wine to deglaze the pan, and let it reduce a few minutes.
Meanwhile mix the starch with a bit of the chicken broth. Then add the starch, the rest of the chicken broth and the cream to the mixture.
Let it simmer for 10 minutes. The cream should become thick.
Meanwhile cook the linguine according to the instructions on the packaging.
Add the baby spinach and the sun-dried tomatoes to the sauce and let it integrate for a few minutes.
Add the scallops and the linguine to the sauce and mix everything well.
Serve in deep preheated dishes and a cool glass of white wine.
Italian, linguine, scallops, spinach
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