Seafood in Basil Sauce

1
Sheri Zarnick

By
@Shili

This recipe is also one from the Farmhouse Wall. Each recipe written on the wall must have been very important to this cook to preserve them to her walls like a time capsule. I love history and how recipes do tell a story of their own. I hope you enjoy all these treasures from a wonderful cook from our past who left an important piece of her life behind for the rest of us.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    scallops and shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry basil leaves
  • 3 clove
    garlic
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    sherry
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley

How to Make Seafood in Basil Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. If seafood isn't fresh and is frozen run under cool water to thaw. Drain and pat dry on paper towel.
  2. in blender combine basil, garlic, olive oil and 1 T. melted butter. process until smooth.
  3. Heat 2 T. bitter in a heavy frying pan over high heat until butter bubbles.
  4. Add seafood. Turn quickly in the butter to coat all over. Reduce heat to medium Saute stirring until seafood is heated through and cooked.
  5. Add Sherry and simmer 30 seconds. Add sauce from blender. Stir with spatula until sauce coats seafood evenly.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley. Serve immediately over hot cooked pasta or noodles.

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About Seafood in Basil Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes




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