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Seared Scallops with Cilantro and Chili and Lime

The lemony flavors of the wine will complement the citrus used in the marinade and won’t overpower the light bodied scallops.


  • 10-20 Fresh Scallops depending on size
  • 3 tbs Chopped Cilantro
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 1-2 tsp Chili Powder or Chipotle Powder (better if you can find it!)
  • Tortillas
  1. Blend the lime juice with the chili powder and chopped cilantro.
  2. Toss scallops in lime/chili mixture. Add water to cover if necessary and marinate for 2 hours or more.
  3. Grill over medium fire or sear in a hot pan until cooked through. Note previously frozen scallops will not sear! They release too much liquid while cooking, and never get a good sear.
  4. Serve with tortillas as an alternate to fajitas.


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Chateau St Jean Chardonnay North Coast 2012 750ML 750ML
The bright aromas of this wine are enticing with notes of ripe apple, creamy lemon pie, warm vanilla and brown spice notes. The soft palate is rich and supple with juicy fruit flavors of fresh nectarine, apple and pineapple. Pleasing notes of ...more
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