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Serves : 4

Mesa & Manifesto • Shanghai Steve Baker features these skewers on Manifesto's outdoor terrace during their summer Sunday "DJ & BBQ sessions." In place of salmon or scallops you can substitute tuna, sea bass, marlin or swordfish.  More Seafood Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a small skillet, combine the mustard seeds, peppercorns, chile powder, bay leaf, celery seeds, coriander seeds and ginger and stir over moderate heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a spice grinder and let cool completely, then grind to a powder. Stir in the salt.

Step 2    

Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Thread the shrimp onto 4 metal skewers. Alternate the scallops and salmon cubes on 4 more metal skewers. Brush the skewers with the olive oil and season generously with the spice mix. (Reserve any remaining spice mix for another use.)

Step 3    

Grill the skewers over moderately high heat until the seafood is lightly charred and just cooked through, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle the seafood with the parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

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