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Blackened Scallops With Pasta

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1 lb. Sea scallops
9-12 oz. Package of pasta
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
½ yellow Onion, chopped
½ Tomato, chopped
Olive Oil
1 tbsp. Lemon juice
Blackened Spices:
1/4 tbsp. Salt
1/3 tbsp. Each of Black and white Pepper
1/2 tsp. Dry Mustard powder
1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/8 tsp. dried Thyme Leaves

1. Mix blackening spices together. Dredge scallops in blackening spices.

2. Saute onion in 2 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet, add mushrooms after onions are translucent, set aside.

3. Cook pasta according to instructions.

4. Heat a pat of butter in skillet to high heat. Add scallops on high heat for 6-8 minutes.

Cover to keep warm, set aside.

5. Place pasta in a bowl.

Drizzle with olive oil and toss with lemon juice.

Add mushrooms, onions, tomatoes into pasta and toss.

6. Serve pasta, place scallops on top.

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If you like spicy food, this blackened scallops is definitely going to hit the spot! If you can't handle spicy food, I suggest you reduce the black and white peppers in half!

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