Grilled Scallops with Yellow Pepper Sauce

Recipe by CountryLady
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READY IN: 37mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 1
    small onion, diced
  • 2
    yellow peppers, seeded & sliced
  • 1
    clove garlic, smashed
  • 1
    teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1
    cup vegetable stock or 1 cup fish stock
  • 14
    cup whipping cream
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 20
    fresh large scallops
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2 tbsps of the oil in a saucepan; add onion& cook gently until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add peppers, garlic& thyme and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the stock, bring to a boil, reduce heat& simmer for 20 minutes or until the peppers are very soft.
  • Puree the pepper mixture, return to a clean pan, add the cream& sugar and bring to a boil.
  • Season to taste, reduce heat& simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, season the scallops.
  • Add remaining oil to a very hoy frying pan& sear the scallops for 2 minutes on the first side.
  • Turn& cook for another minute or until just opaque in the center.
  • Serve with sauce.
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