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Scallops And Snow Pea Salad With Basil Mayonnaise

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Ingredients
  Fresh scallops 1 Pound
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Snow peas 1⁄2 Pound
  Avocado 1 , halved, peeled and sliced
  Romaine lettuce 1
  English cucumber 1⁄4 , sliced
  Shallots 2 , chopped (For Garnish)
  Hard-boiled eggs 3 , sliced (For Garnish)
  Chopped fresh basil 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
For basil mayonnaise
  Finely chopped fresh basil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Basic mayonnaise 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper 1
Directions

Poach the scallops in wine for 30 seconds.
Set aside to cool.
Cut ends off the snow peas.
Blanch whole in salted boiling water for 10 seconds.
Place quickly under cold running water, then set aside to cool.
To prepare basil mayonnaise: combine all mayonnaise ingredients.
Refrigerate.
Mix scallops and snow peas with avocado slices.
Fold in the basil mayonnaise.
Chill.
At serving time, line a salad bowl with romaine leaves.
Place the scallop and mayonnaise mixture in the center of the leaves.
Add cucumber, then garnish with shallots, eggs and basil.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Gourmet

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