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Grilled Scallops with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise

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Grilled Scallops with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Dill and orange flavors bring out the best in grilled scallops!

Ingredients

Orange-Chive Mayonnaise

1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives or green onion tops
2
teaspoons grated orange peel

Scallops

1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
2
tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
lb sea scallops

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, mix all Orange-Chive Mayonnaise ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Spray hinged wire grill basket with cooking spray or brush with vegetable oil.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix butter, dill weed, liqueur and salt. Stir in scallops until well coated with butter mixture. Place scallops in basket.
  • 4 Place basket on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until scallops are white and opaque. Serve with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise.
Tips  

Serve these simply elegant scallops with hot cooked angel hair pasta or linguine tossed with melted butter, chopped fresh parsley and freshly ground pepper.

Place orange slices on a large platter. Place scallops on orange slices, and sprinkle with chopped fresh dill weed. Serve with Orange-Chive Mayonnaise.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
730
(
Calories from Fat
610
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
68g
104%
(
Saturated Fat
21g
106%
,
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
)
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
1070mg
45%
Potassium
580mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
27g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 13 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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