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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.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
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.