Butter Poached Shrimp and Scallops


  • 1 lb of large shrimp
  • 1 lb sea scallops
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tbs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • kosher salt and white pepper to taste


  • In a large saute pan add  the butter and using low heat and melt slowly.
  • Add the white wine.
  • Add the garlic and simmer for 3-4 minutes, being careful not to let the butter brown.
  • Remove the shells and devein the shrimp
  • Add the shrimp and scallops and simmer, turning once for 4-6 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp and scallops to a platter and spoon the butter over.
  • Season with salt and white pepper
  • Garnish with chopped parsley.

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