Grilled Scallops in Pumpkin Seed Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by spatchcock


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. PUMPKIN SEED SAUCE: Put shallots, cilantro, garlic and parsley into food processor.
  2. Pulse until finely chopped Add remaining ingredients (except oil and water) and puree until smooth.
  3. Season With machine running, pour in olive oil slowly.
  4. Thin with water to desired consistence.
  5. Add water a little bit at a time.
  6. ROASTED PEPPER VINAIGRETTE: Whisk together the hot pepper vinegar and olive oil.
  7. Stir in diced peppers.
  8. TOMATO SALSA: Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  9. ASSEMBLY: Put 5 scallops on a wooden skewer for each portion, brush with canola oil, season and grill until just done.
  10. Scallops can be broiled or sauteed as well.
  11. Spoon 1/2 cup of pumpkin seed sauce on each plate and spread to cover evenly.
  12. Arrange scallops in a circle around plate.
  13. Spoon 1 tsp of vinaigrette over each scallop.
  14. Spoon 1/2 cup tomato salsa in center of plate.
  15. Sprinkle each plate with 2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds and garnish with cilantro.

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