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 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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