Union Gas

A Spectra Energy Company

Search
Open Menu
EnerSmart Magazine

Recipes - Entrees/Side Dishes

Grilled Lemon Prosciutto Scallops

Grilled Lemon Prosciutto Scallops Photo

Serves 6

  • 18 large scallops
  • 10 ml chopped garlic
  • 9 thin slices prosciutto
  • 4 lemons, cut in wedges
  • Olive oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • 6 bamboo skewers soaked in cool water for 30 minutes

Instructions

  1. Preheat the barbecue for direct grilling to 450 to 475 F (230 to 240 C).
  2. Line a tray with paper towels, and place the scallops on the tray and pat them dry. Sprinkle the scallops with garlic and pepper.
  3. Slice the prosciutto in half lengthwise. Wrap the scallop with prosciutto around the edge so it looks like a drum, leaving the top and bottom exposed.
  4. Skewer the wrapped scallops through the sides and alternate scallops with lemon wedges (three scallops per skewer and two lemon wedges).
  5. Drizzle evenly with olive oil.
  6. Place scallops on the barbecue. Slide the tin foil under the exposed skewer handles to prevent the wood from burning.
  7. Cook the scallops for two minutes per side or until the bacon is crisp and lemons are charred.
Dettson

Reader's Voice

Give us your response to this issue of EnerSmart Magazine

EnerSmart™ magazine is published by Union Gas Limited, a Spectra Energy Company, and has 600,000 copies distributed through newspapers in southern, northern, western and eastern Ontario. Advertising rates and distribution information for the EnerSmart™ magazine are available upon request from Union Gas. Contents may not be reprinted without written permission of Union Gas. All rights are reserved. Opinions and comments reflect those of the writer and not necessarily those of Union Gas. ™ EnerSmart is a trade-mark of Union Gas Limited.