Seared Scallops & Asparagus

with Sauvignon Blanc Vinaigrette

Seared Scallops & Asparagus

Scallops and Asparagus

Ingredients:

20 spears asparagus
Extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
12 sea scallops
Sauvignon Blanc Vinaigrette, recipe follows

Instructions:

Brush asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill over high heat until done; set aside.

Season scallops with salt & pepper. Place saute pan over high heat; sear scallops about 2-3 minutes per side, depending on size. Remove from heat.

To serve: Divide asparagus between 4 salad plates. Place 3 scallops on each plate and drizzle with sauvignon blanc vinaigrette.

Sauvignon Blanc Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

1 cup Chateau Ste. Michelle Sauvignon Blanc
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 cup lemon juice
Kosher salt, to taste
1 to 1-1/2 cups canola oil

Instructions:

Place wine in non-reactive saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer until reduced to 1/4 cup.

Place wine, Dijon, lemon juice and salt in blender. With blender running, slowly drizzle in oil. Season to taste with more salt.

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