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Sautéed Bay Scallops with a warm Tropical Relish

Tropical Relish
1/2 cup fresh Florida mango, diced
2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped
1/2 cup fresh Florida papaya, diced
2 Tablespoons fresh Florida lime juice
1/4 cup sweet Florida red pepper, diced
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup Florida green onion, sliced
1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
2 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
salt to taste
fresh cracked black pepper to taste

Bay Scallops
2 Tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup dry white wine
1 pound Fresh Florida bay scallops
salt to taste
2 Tablespoons shallots, chopped
1 teaspoon Florida garlic, chopped
fresh cracked black pepper to taste


Combine first twelve ingredients for Tropical Relish & let stand for 30 minutes. Pre-heat sauté pan over medium high heat; add olive oil, salt and pepper scallops. Place seasoned scallops in sauté pan and let sear without stirring for approximately 1 minute; add shallots and garlic and stir. Add wine and reduce liquid by half. Add relish, quickly stir and remove from heat. Serve Immediately!

4-6 appetizer portions.

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