Grilled Scallops with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise

Grilled Scallops with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise

Dill and orange flavors bring out the best in grilled scallops!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

Orange-Chive Mayonnaise
1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives or green onion tops
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
Scallops
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
2
tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
lb sea scallops
  1. In small bowl, mix all Orange-Chive Mayonnaise ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving but no longer than 24 hours.
  2. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Spray hinged wire grill basket with cooking spray or brush with vegetable oil.
  3. In medium bowl, mix butter, dill weed, liqueur and salt. Stir in scallops until well coated with butter mixture. Place scallops in basket.
  4. Place basket on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until scallops are white and opaque. Serve with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
Serve these simply elegant scallops with hot cooked angel hair pasta or linguine tossed with melted butter, chopped fresh parsley and freshly ground pepper.
Special Touch
Place orange slices on a large platter. Place scallops on orange slices, and sprinkle with chopped fresh dill weed. Serve with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 730
    • (Calories from Fat 610),
  • Total Fat 68g
    • (Saturated Fat 21g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 140mg;
  • Sodium 1070mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 13 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.