Brochettes de Saint Jacques et gambas en marinade méditerranéenne
Queen Scallops (Giant if you like !)
Prawns (better if they are king size as well)
6 soup spoon olive oil
2 soup soon tarragon
3 soup soon chopped chives
3 mashed garlic cloves
2 chopped shallots
Salt and pepper.
Prepare the marinade mixing the olive oil, the chives, the shallots, the garlic, salt and pepper.
Place sea food in marinade for approx 1.30 hour. At mid time, stir gently.
Take them out, dry gently with absorbing paper
Prepare the brochettes alternating scallops and prawns.
Cook in the oven in grill mode for 4 to 5 minutes. Turn upside down at mid time.
Wine advise :
- ALSACE : Riesling, Gewurstraminer (this would be my number 1 choice)
- Bordeaux : Graves like Château Carbonnieux (watch out, extremely expensive !!)
- Bourgogne : Saint Véran, Pouilly fuissé, Meursault
- Loire : Sancerre, Pouilly fumé
- Provence : Bandol
- Rhône : Tavel