Grilled Lemon-Pesto Shrimp and Scallops

Grilled Lemon-Pesto Shrimp and Scallops

Grilling imparts a pleasant smoky flavor to shrimp and scallops coated in store-bought pesto. Have it ready in 25 minutes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp, thawed if frozen and tails peeled
1
lb uncooked sea scallops
1/4
cup refrigerated basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground pepper
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In large bowl, mix all ingredients. Place seafood mixture in grill basket (grill “wok”).
  2. Cover and grill seafood mixture over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, shaking basket or stirring seafood mixture occasionally, until shrimp are pink and firm and scallops are white.
Makes 6 servings
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Kitchen Tip
If you don’t have a grill basket, double a sheet of heavy-duty foil and poke several holes in it. Then grill this dish according to the recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 410mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 3 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.