Red abalone with pine nuts, lemon & butter
rinse 6 abalone, pat dry
season each side with salt & pepper
dust with flour
heat 2T butter in non-stick saute pan over medium high heat, til bubbling subsides
add abalone, foot side up.
sauté 1 to 2 minutes until golden brown (shake pan to keep them from sticking)turn, cook another 1 to 2 minutes until golden brown
remove abalone from pan onto heated plates
add 1/4 cup pine nuts to pan.
sauté until golden brown brown add the juice of half a lemon and 2T chopped parsley
sauté until juice is reduced by half and syrupy, remove from heat
add 2T butter, stirring til melted, pour over abalone.
use fork as passage to nirvana!