Lemon-chive Scallop Kebabs
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1Calories232Total Fat8.5 gSaturated Fat1 gSodium428.5 mgTotal Carbohydrate9 gDietary Fiber1.5 gProtein30.5 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresLemon juice2 tablespoonsOlive oil2 tablespoonsFresh chives, chopped1 + 1 tablespoonLemon zest1 teaspoonSalt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper1/8 teaspoonSea scallops¾ poundCherry tomatoes12Metal skewers (or wooden skewers soaked in water for at least 20 minutes)4
  • Directions
  • Prepare grill or broiler.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, 1 tablespoon of the chives, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Add scallops and toss until thoroughly coated.
  • Thread scallops and cherry tomatoes onto the skewers and brush thoroughly with the lemon-chive mixture.
  • Place scallop kebabs on a lightly oiled grill rack or a nonstick broiler pan. Grill for 8-12 minutes, turning regularly, until opaque in center and lightly browned. If broiling, broil for 6-8 minutes, turning a few times, until opaque in center and lightly browned. It’s easy to overcook scallops, so keep a close eye on them to make sure they don’t burn.
  • Garnish kebabs with remaining tablespoon of chopped chives.

  • Exchanges
    4 very lean meats; 1.5 fat; 2 vegetables

    Side Suggestions: Couscous
    Prepare according to package directions. Garnish with chopped chives.

    Side Suggestions: Grilled Asparagus
    Lightly coat ½ bunch asparagus with 2 teaspoons olive oil and season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Place on grill rack or indoor grill pan coated with nonstick cooking spray and cook for 3-4 minutes, rotating at least once, until nice grill marks appear.

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