Grilled Pepper Scallops with Garlic and White Wine and Peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 yellow bell peppers
  • 1 lb large scallops(about 12)
  • 2 tbs of basil butter (recipe below)
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter
  • Basil Butter:
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbs garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
This is a wonderful way to prepare scallops. You may cook the scallops over charcoal or on a stove top grill.

 

  • Add ingredients for butter in the bowl of a food processor and process until butter turns a light green.
  • Remove butter from bowl and reserve.

 

  • Cut peppers in half and remove seeds and white pith.
  • place peppers cut side down on a cookie sheet that is lightly covered with oil.
  • Roast at 350 degrees until tender. About 10 minutes.
  • Cut peppers into 1 inch pieces. (length wise)
  • Grill scallops for 2 minutes on each side (no longer) set aside.
  • In a saute pan place roasted peppers slices, some of the basil butter, 1/2 cup of dry white wine and the remainder of the garlic and saute for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the scallops and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Place mixture on a serving platter over a bed of linguine or over a farm fresh salad as pictured.

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