This is my signature dish. The presentation is lovely. I frequently prepare it for my friends and family, who always seem to enjoy it. I cook it differently according to the season. In the spring, I use asparagus. In the winter, I use sun-dried tomatoes from Trader Joe's. But right now, I have some wonderful tasting tomatoes from Robert's garden. You can make this with shrimp only and it will be just as good. Omit the seafood and you have a vegetarian entree. I use my homemade pesto when preparing this dish.c. At this point , my cooking is much better than my photography. You get the picture. I assemble everything on one plate. My husband broke my antique round serving plate one evening when washing the dishes, so all I have now are oval dishes. I have to tell you, he always cleans up my mess and washes the dishes after a meal. Bless his heart! I wouldn't do half the cooking if I had to clean up by myself.
It is important that everything is prepped ahead of time. The scallops and shrimp need to be dry. Heat the oil and butter in the frying pan until sizzling hot before you put the scallops in. Do not touch the scallops before you flip them over.
9/24/2021 09:25:48 pm
This meal was scrumptuous! Pesto pasta flavor was a delicious background to all bites.....increasing the flavor of the srimp and scallops....all melded together by the yummy juice. Gotta to try this myself!
11/27/2022 08:08:57 am
Thank you Drew for commenting. I enjoyed sharing a meal with you.
12/9/2022 10:21:51 am
Absolutely over the top delicious—-especially when shared with good friends
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