Grilled Shrimp and Scallops with Ginger and Butter

This recipe was very easy and makes a nice presentation for entertainment. With this heatwave I’ve been looking for outside grilling recipes. This is from The Joy of Grilling from Joe Famularo. It makes 6 servings.

Grilled Shrimp and Scallops with Ginger and Butter

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

1 pound of shrimp, shelled

1 pound sea scallops

1 red pepper

1 yellow pepper

8 tablespoons melted butter

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

salt and freshly ground pepper

2 green onions, finely chopped

2 tablespoons white vinegar

2 teaspoons of ground ginger

2 tablespoons heavy cream

 

Directions

Rinse and dry the shrimp and scallops.  Stem and seed the peppers, and cut them into 1 1/4 inch squares. Cover shrimp, scallops and peppers with 2 tablespoons of the melted butter and oil.  Add salt and ground pepper. Toss and set aide.

In a saucepan, saute the onions in 1 tablespoon of butter for 2 minutes. Add vinegar and ginger and boil until the vinegar is reduced by half. Add cream and reduce by half. Add butter and remove from heat and keep warm.

Skewer the shrimp, scallops and pepper. Grill for several minutes per side until the shrimp are pink and scallops opaque. Serve with the sauce.

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