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BBQ Scallops in Shell Recipe

BBQ scallops

Published: August 11, 2018 at 4:01 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a starter

Check out our easy barbecue scallop recipe, perfect for a quick yet impressive dinner party starter. You’ll need to get scallops in shells from a fishmonger – ask them to clean them for you and keep the shells for cooking. If you’re grilling, use little beds of coarse salt to keep the scallops level

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal136
fat12.6g
saturates7.9g
carbs1.5g
sugars0.4g
fibre0.5g
protein4g
salt0.9g
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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • 4 large scallops, cleaned (keep the shells)
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • ½ shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp capers, roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ½ a small bunch flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat a barbecue or grill to medium-high. Put each scallop into a shell with 1 tbsp of butter and some seasoning.

  • STEP 2

    Put onto the barbecue or under the grill for 5 minutes until lightly charred. Meanwhile, mix the shallot, capers, lemon juice and parsley, then spoon over the scallops and serve.

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