Barbecued Scallops with Butter and Lemon

Barbecued Scallops with Butter and Lemon


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About this recipe: This is a simple, quick and delicious preparation for scallops.


Serves: 6 

  • 175g (6 oz) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 675g (1 1/2 lb) sea scallops
  • handful chopped fresh parsley

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Preheat barbecue for medium heat.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in lemon juice and salt. Place scallops in a large bowl, and toss with butter mixture. Let stand for about 2 minutes.
  3. Thread scallops onto skewers, or use a wire basket. Cook on barbecue for about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Return butter mixture to saucepan, and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low, and keep warm while scallops cook. Toss with cooked scallops, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.

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