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Grilled Lemon-Pesto Shrimp and Scallops

grilled lemon-pesto shrimp and scallops Entree
Grilled Lemon-Pesto Shrimp and Scallops
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6

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

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 g) uncooked peeled deveined larg shrimp. thawed if frozen and tails peeled
  • 1 lb (500 g) uncooked sea scallops, thawed if frozen
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) refrigerated basil pesto
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) coarse ground pepper

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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 6 servings
Calories
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
1 1/2 g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
130mg
Sodium
410mg
Total Carbs
0g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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