Basil Scallop Kabobs

Ingredients

  • ½ green pepper
  • 1 med. onion
  • 7 whole mushrooms
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • 5 basil leaves, shredded
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ lb. large scallops
  • Blackening seasoning

Steps

  1. Chop onion and pepper into 1 ½ inch chunks & slice garlic.
  2. Sauté this mix with a little basil & olive oil in skillet till partially softened.
  3. Remove veggies, to be cooled, leaving garlic behind in the skillet.
  4. Add butter & a little olive oil to the pan, scraping the bottom to remove any bits.
  5. Remove from heat & add basil. Puree if you like for smooth basil flavor.
  6. Heat grill to med hot.
  7. Rinse scallops & give a splash of lemon juice.
  8. Sprinkle on blackening seasoning & salt & pepper.
  9. Skewer kabobs, alternating scallops and veggies.
  10. Spray or drizzle kabobs with olive oil.
  11. Grill about 7 min- turning frequently.
  12. Drizzle kabobs with basil butter.

Serves: 2-3

Credit: Cam Van Sant