Grilled Scallops with Yellow Pepper Sauce

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This is a once-in-a-while treat for us! The sauce can be made with red or orange peppers - its also delicious over grilled fish.

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  • add   1 clove garlic
  • add   1 cup vegetable stock or fish stock
  • add   1 small onion
  • add   20 fresh large scallops
  • add   1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • add   2 yellow peppers
  • add   3 tablespoons olive oil
  • add   salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • add   1 teaspoon sugar
  • add   1/4 cup whipping cream


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