Friday, March 29, 2013

Scallops with Rosemary Butter Sauce


A typical Good Friday meal back in Trinidad consisted of some sort of seafood. For my family, it was usually "carite" or "king fish", two types of white fish found just off the coast of the island.  Both of these are similar to tilapia in the sense that their subtle flavor pairs well with a variety of locals spices and preparations.  In keeping with tradition, we will be having seafood this Good Friday- except it will not be fish. I am planning to make this seared scallop recipe with a easy rosemary-butter sauce. In the past I've served this dish with brown rice but this time it will be served on top of grilled polenta slices. Happy Easter!

Scallops with Rosemary Butter Sauce
Serves 2

4 large scallops
salt and ground pepper
2 tbsp oil
1 small shallot, finely minced
1/4 cup white wine
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp fresh rosemary, minced

1. Using paper towels, pat the scallops to remove excess water. Season on each side with salt and pepper.
2. Add the oil to a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook the scallops on each side for 2 to 3 minutes undisturbed. Remove to a serving dish.
3. Lower the heat and add the shallots. Cook for 2 minutes until softened. Add the white wine and stir well to pick up any caramelized bits at the bottom of the skillet. Stir in the butter and chopped rosemary. Pour the sauce of the cooked scallops to serve.

5 comments:

Chelsea Marrs said...

These look delish! I don't think I've tried rosemary butter but it sounds lovely :)

Marina C said...

Lovely! Must try this soon!

Natasha said...

Thanks for stopping by guys! Been cooking with simple ingredients and flavors recently, which has been turning out well.

Natasha

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Carole said...

Lovely work! Would you be happy to link it in to the current Food on Friday which is all about scallops? This is the link . There are over 40 great links there already. I do hope to see you there. Cheers