The phrase “spiedino” is a diminutive of “spiedo” the Italian meals time period for skewered meat. Spiedini, or “skewers,” are a preferred approach of grilling all through Italy, from north to south. Small items of meat, fish, greens, and even cheese are skewered on a spiedo, or “stick,” after which cooked over a flame. This recipe is one I’ve tailored from the Italian restaurant, Carrabba’s Italian Grill.
Spiedino Di Mare (Skewered Seafood)
6 ozsea scallops
6 ozlarge shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails eliminated
Kosher salt and black pepper to style
Extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, grated
1/Four cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs, for breading
Lemon Butter Sauce, recipe under
Fresh parsley, chopped
Bamboo or metallic skewers
Simmered Italian Seasoned Rice, recipe under
If utilizing bamboo skewers, soak them in heat water for a 1/2 hour.
Season the scallops and shrimp with salt and pepper to style.
Add the grated garlic to the breadcrumbs.
Lightly coat the seafood with olive oil, then dip within the seasoned breadcrumbs.
Preheat a stovetop grill and oil the grill.
Skewer the shellfish and grill on either side simply till the shrimp flip a lightweight pink.
Place the grilled seafood on the ready rice and pour the lemon butter sauce over the shellfish. Sprinkle chopped parsley on prime.
Lemon Butter Sauce
2 tablespoons salted butter
2 tablespoons recent lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Black Pepper to style
Melt the butter in a small saucepan or within the microwave. Add the lemon juice to the butter and heat briefly.
Add Worcestershire sauce and pepper to style. Mix nicely and put aside.
Simmered Italian Seasoned Rice
1 3/Four cups Chicken Broth
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
3/Four cup raw long-grain white rice
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Heat the broth and Italian seasoning in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high warmth to a boil.
Stir the rice into the broth. Reduce the warmth to low. Cover and prepare dinner for 20 minutes or till the rice is tender. Stir within the cheese.
Italian Peppers and Onions
Four bell peppers, seeded and sliced
1 onion, sliced thinly
Four complete garlic cloves pores and skin eliminated
1 teaspoon recent oregano, roughly chopped
1/Four teaspoon purple pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to style
Few leaves of recent basil, chopped
Heat a big non-stick skillet over medium-high warmth and canopy the underside with olive oil. Place the entire garlic cloves within the oil and let the garlic infuse the oil and start to caramelize. This ought to take about 5 minutes. Remove the garlic.
Add the peppers, onions, oregano, purple pepper, salt, and pepper and permit the greens to prepare dinner down and soften turning them over a number of instances. This ought to take about 15 minutes.
Place the greens in a serving bowl and sprinkle with chopped basil.