Mexican Seafood Saute With Avocado-Mango Salsa

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Total Time
55mins
Prep
45 mins
Cook
10 mins

Sauteed scallops and shrimp are paired with a vibrant sweet-savory salsa, gives this dish s WOW factor! Serve with warms corn or flour tortillas and a good Mexican beer! Bohemia beer is crisp and slightly spicy ($8 per six-pack) Bon Appetit Magazine, June 2009 edition. Havem't accounted for waiting time of 30 minutes to an hour.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. PREPARATION FOR SALSA:.
  2. Mix all ingredients in medium bowl.
  3. Season to taste with salt.
  4. Cover and chill.
  5. * DO AHEAD: Can be made 2 hours ahead. Keep chilled.
  6. SEAFOOD PREPARATION:.
  7. Whisk first 5 ingredients in small bowl to blend.
  8. Gradually whisk in 1/3 cup olive oil.
  9. Season marinade to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Place shrimp in large resealable plastic bag.
  11. Place scallops in another large resealable plastic bag.
  12. Pour marinade into bags, dividing equally (about 1/2 cup each).
  13. Seal bags; turn to coat.
  14. Chill at least 30 minutes and up to 1 hour.
  15. Drain shrimp and scallops; pour marinade into small saucepan.
  16. Bring marinade to boil; set aside.
  17. Pat scallops dry.
  18. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  19. Add scallops to skillet and sauté until beginning to brown, about 11/2 minutes per side.
  20. Transfer to large bowl.
  21. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to skillet.
  22. Add shrimp and green onions; sauté until shrimp are almost opaque in center, stirring often, about 3 minutes.
  23. Return scallops with any accumulated juices to skillet.
  24. Add boiled marinade.
  25. Simmer until seafood is just opaque in center and mixture is heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.
  26. Transfer to large shallow bowl.
  27. Garnish with lime slices & serve with salsa.
  28. **Serve with roasted corn on the cob as well as roasted pepper with Italian dressing, the tortillas and the Mexican beer.