Grilled Scallops in Pumpkin Seed Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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