Easy White Wine Butter Scallops are a delicious, easy, and quick scallops recipe. Serve with fresh bread or on top of pasta for a delectable meal.
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With longer, warmer days comes gatherings with family and friends where time can casually slip by while enjoying a timeless white wine from Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines . I’ve paired these easy White Wine Butter Scallops with a crisp Pinot Grigio from Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines.
The scallops have some Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines’ Pinot Grigio in the recipe, which is an effortless way to pair food and wine. Adding the wine you’re planning to sip on into the recipe enhances the flavours all around.
Whether these White Wine Butter Scallops recipe are savoured on a patio with a crisp bottle of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Pinot Grigio Wine or snuggled with a loved one by a camp-site fire, this scallops recipe is so quick you’ll have more time to enjoy your company … and the wine.
After a hectic week of running around and working hard, I relish my Friday evenings with family and friends where I get to open a bottle of crisp white wine to sip and savour. And what’s better than pairing wine with food to compliment and enhance flavours?
Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines Pinot Grigio is extremely food-friendly and will match most dishes at any gathering. Perfect with seafood, salads, and lighter dishes, this wine tastes incredible in and out of a recipe. It elevates the scallops and blends so nicely with the butter in the sauce. Plus, garlic, which is so good with wine and seafood.
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- Spicy Greens with Shallot Vinaigrette, screams spring and is our go to salad dressing.
- Brown Butter Cauliflower with Garlic Breadcrumbs, cauliflower and shallots are a dream team and here the garlic would bind them wonderfully.
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White Wine Butter Scallops is a delicious, easy, and quick scallops recipe. Serve with fresh bread or on top of pasta for a delectable meal.
- 80-120 small scallops, 340 grams bag, defrosted overnight if frozen
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter
- 5 cloves garlic, minced or very thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup (120 ml) Woodbridge Pinot Grigio Wine
- 1/2 cup tender herbs, finely chopped (parsley, chives, and dill)
- 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
Rinse scallops under cold water and dry on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
Add garlic to melted butter and cook, stirring, for a minute or two. Add white wine and reduce to half, about 2-3 minutes.
Add scallops and cook for 2-3 minutes until no longer opaque and cooked through. Remove from heat.
Add red pepper flakes and herbs. Stir to combine.
Serve with crusty fresh bread or place on top of thin pasta and serve with a simple green salad.