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Lime Scallops Recipe

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Course: Main Course
Total Time: Under 4 Hours
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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 Lime Scallops

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Simplicity itself—and you can either grill or broil these zesty skewered scallops. Be sure to let them marinate for at least a couple of hours to develop flavor. The recipe comes from Eileen Weinberg of Good and Plenty to Go in Manhattan.

Yield: Serves 6

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 pounds sea scallops
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Dash of salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 limes, in wedges, for skewering
  • Garnish: 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Directions

Mix the scallops, lime juice, oil, and seasonings together in a glass bowl and let marinate for at least 2 hours.

When you’re ready to cook, thread the lime wedges and scallops on skewers—1 lime wedge, then 3 scallops, etc.

Cook under the broiler or over a charcoal grill for 5 or 6 minutes, turning once.

Serve the skewers sprinkled with the cilantro.


© 1997 Frances McCullough
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutritional information is provided by the author.

Per Serving: Protein: 25.3g Fat: 8.2g Carbohydrate: 4.2g

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