Grilled Sea Scallops with Mediterranean Grilled Vegetables and Greek Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 3 to 4 pounds of vegetables of your choice, sliced into uniform pieces.

  • 3 pounds fresh dry pack sea scallops

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon herbed sea salt(available at Dirk's)

  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons oregano, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon thyme, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 pound feta cheese, crumbled

Directions

  • Mix first 5 ingredients and toss with the vegetables. Coat well and set aside

  • Coat the scallops with olive oil, dust with salt and set aside at room temperature.

  • For the dressing, add all ingredients except for feta cheese and shake well.

  • We use a perforated stainless steel pan with a lid for the vegetables. Fill pan loosely with vegetables and cook on the grill indirectly, until tender, turning occasionally.

  • When vegetables are almost ready, cook scallops about 2 1/2 minutes per side over hot fire.

  • Place finished vegetables on serving platter and scatter with cheese. Top with scallops and finish with dressing.

  • Serves 6 to 8 people. Enjoy!

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