Grilled Scallops Lemony Salsa Verde

July 27, 2017
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Grilled Scallops Lemony Salsa Verde

Feast your eyes and taste buds on these delicious grilled scallops lemony salsa verde! Bon Appetit is the longest standing subscription I have ever had to any magazine. Not that I have any other subscriptions to anything but food magazines, of course. Stumbling on this recipe, undoubtedly, was the best thing to ever happen to my scallop-cooking repertoire. This is an easy peasy recipe that is sure to entice the tastebuds of your family at your next cookout! Enjoy! 


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Grilled Scallops Lemony Salsa Verde

Ingredients

Lemony Salsa Verde

½ lemon (with peel), seeded, chopped
1 small shallot, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup olive oil
¾ cup finely chopped fresh parsley
½ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
¼ cup chopped fresh chives
Fresh lemon juice (optional)

Scallops

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for grilling
12 large sea scallops, side muscle removed
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Prepare

Lemony Salsa Verde

1. Combine lemon, shallot, and garlic in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Let sit 5 minutes.
2. Stir in oil, parsley, cilantro, and chives. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice, if desired.

Scallops

1. Prepare grill for medium-high heat; oil grate.
2. Toss scallops with 2 Tbsp. oil on a baking sheet; season with salt and pepper.
3. Using a fish spatula or your hands, place scallops on grill, flat side down.
4. Grill, turning occasionally, until lightly charred and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side.
5. Serve scallops topped with Lemony Salsa Verde.

Grilled Scallops Lemony Salsa Verde
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. Lemony Salsa Verde
  2. ½ lemon (with peel), seeded, chopped
  3. 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  4. 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  5. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  6. 1 cup olive oil
  7. ¾ cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  8. ½ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  9. ¼ cup chopped fresh chives
  10. Fresh lemon juice (optional)
  11. Scallops
  12. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for grilling
  13. 12 large sea scallops, side muscle removed
  14. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Lemony Salsa Verde
  2. Combine lemon, shallot, and garlic in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Let sit 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in oil, parsley, cilantro, and chives. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice, if desired.
  4. Scallops
  5. Prepare grill for medium-high heat; oil grate.
  6. Toss scallops with 2 Tbsp. oil on a baking sheet; season with salt and pepper.
  7. Using a fish spatula or your hands, place scallops on grill, flat side down.
  8. Grill, turning occasionally, until lightly charred and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side.
  9. Serve scallops topped with Lemony Salsa Verde.
Adapted from Bon Appetit
Adapted from Bon Appetit
Florida Girl Cooks http://floridagirlcooks.com/

grilled scallops lemony salsa verde, grilled scallops, grilling, seafood, summer grilling, summer food, florida girl cooks

grilled scallops lemony salsa verde, grilled scallops, grilling, seafood, summer grilling, summer food, florida girl cooks

grilled scallops lemony salsa verde, grilled scallops, grilling, seafood, summer grilling, summer food, florida girl cooks

author: Teresa Gonzalez

<p>Teresa is a South Florida native who is a photographer that also has a passion for food. She’s a seeker of sunshine, lazy days at the beach, and exquisite food.</p>

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    lisa @ garlicandzest.comAugust 16, 2015

    What a cool idea! I must say, I’m glad you didn’t make the cones – I was feeling singularly unaccomplished!

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    lisa @ garlicandzest.comOctober 14, 2015

    congratulations! so happy for you and your family!

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    MargaretNovember 18, 2015

    Hello Teresa, I am so very excited to try your cider bourbon glazed turkey, however the recipe states you have included your own cider bourbon glaze recipe “below”…but it is not there. Would you please send it to me? My William sonoma is out. Thank you have a wonderful thanksgiving! Margaret

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    anna kraft heinOctober 8, 2017

    Hi Teresa! I’m in the same boat as Margaret! Where is the cider bourbon recipe? I don’t see it, either. Can’t wait to try!

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