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Scallops With Red Pepper Sauce

  Roasted red peppers 180 Milliliter, drained if necessary (3/4 Cup)
  Chicken broth 120 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Dry white wine 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Minced fresh basil/1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/1/2 cup 120 Milliliter
  Scallops 1 1⁄2 Pound, 1 to 1 3/4 inches -2.5 to 4.5 cm in diameter (680 Gram)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon, melted

In a blender or food processor, whirl peppers, broth, and wine until smooth.
Pour into a wide frying pan.
Add basil.
Boil over high heat, stirring, until reduced to about 3/4 cup/180 ml (about 5 minutes).
Reduce heat to medium.
Add the 1/2 cup (120 ml) butter in 1 chunk, stirring until incorporated.
Remove sauce from heat and keep warm.
Rinse scallops and pat dry.
Thread through their diameter on 4 skewers so they lie flat (larger scallops may require another skewer parallel to first).
Brush generously with the melted butter.
Arrange skewers on cooking grate.
Place lid on grill.
Cook, turning once halfway through cooking time, until scallops are opaque but still moist in center (5 to 8 minutes; cut to test).
Pour sauce onto individual plates.
Lay scallops in sauce.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1899 Calories from Fat 1224

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 139 g214%

Saturated Fat 85.3 g426.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 579.4 mg193.1%

Sodium 2070.6 mg86.3%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.24 g0.96%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 117 g233.2%

Vitamin A 253.3% Vitamin C 216.3%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 14.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scallops With Red Pepper Sauce Recipe