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Recipe|GUNTHER'S GOURMET SEAFOOD MARTINIS

gunthers seafood martinis

Yield: 6 Portions

(Gunther's Gourmet Crab Salsa)

Ingredients:
  • 6 each - Little Neck Clams - washed thoroughly
  • 6 each - Jumbo Scallops - Remove Side Mussel
  • 12 each - Shrimp - 21 to 25 count in size - peeled and deveined
  • 6 Wedges - Lemon
  • 8 ounces - Guacamole
  • To taste - Old Bay
  • Parsley for Garnish
  • 9 ounces - Gunther's Gourmet Crab Salsa
  • 6 each - Martini Glasses
Method:
  1. In a covered pot, steam the well cleaned mussels for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes or until the shells open and the flesh is firm yet springy to the touch.  Chill immediately. 
  2. Replace the water and steam the clams for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes or until the shells open and the clams are firm yet springy to the touch.  Chill immediately. 
  3. Replace the water and steam the shrimp for 1 and 1 1/2 minutes or until cooked through.  Chill immediately. 
  4. Lightly oil the scallops with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.  In a very hot saute pan, sear on both sides for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes (depending on their size) per side or until they're golden brown and cooked through.  They should be firm yet springy to the touch.  Chill immediately. 
  5. In a clean martini glass, spoon in 1 1/2 ounces of Gunther's Gourmet Crab Salsa.  Arrange the chilled mussels, clams, scallops and shrimp.  (See picture)
  6. Garnish with a sprig of parsley and then dip the lemon wedge into some Old Bay and top off your Seafood Martini. 
Courtesy Gunther's Gourmet