Mexican Gulf Clam and Scallop Ragout

Exotic ingredients brought together to add intense flavors in a familiar application. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Clam Base, Mexican Gulf Clam and Scallop Ragout consists of green and red bell peppers, jalapenos, onions, mushrooms, Mexican oregano, tequila, bay scallops, and clams.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
1/2 cup Olive Oil
1 cup Green Bell Peppers, Julienne Cut
1 cup Red Bell Peppers, Julienne Cut
1/8 cup Jalepeno Peppers, Fresh, Fine Diced
1 cup Onions, Julienne Cut
1 cup Mushrooms, Sliced
1 tsp. Garlic, Fresh, Minced
2/3 cup All Purpose Flour
1 tsp. Mexican Oregano, Leaf, Dried
1 tsp. Cumin, Ground
1/4 tsp. Black Pepper, Ground
1 cup Tequila
3 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Clam Base
1 qt. Tomatoes, Canned, Diced in Juice
2 cups Bay Scallops, Raw
2 cups Clams, Canned, Chopped, Undrained
3 -4 Tbsp. - to taste Cilantro, Fresh, Chopped
PREPARATION

  1. In a 1 gallon sauce pot, heat oil over medium high heat. Add green peppers, yellow peppers, onions, mushrooms, garlic and chili peppers. Sauté 3 minutes.
  2. Add flour, oregano, cumin and pepper. Stir until well blended. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add tequila, Gold Label Clam Base, tomatoes, scallops and clams; mix well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and gently boil 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Finish with cilantro.