Skewered Scallops Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sea scallops1 Pound
 White onions16 Small
 Green peppers3
 Mushrooms1⁄2 Pound
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Melted butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Garlic powder To Taste
 Paprika To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 228 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.8%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.2 mg

Sodium 106.3 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24.2%

Sugars 13.6 g

Protein 14 g28.1%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 116.2%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 6.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Rinse the scallops and pat dry.
2) Peel the onions and cut the peppers into 1 1/4 -inch pieces.
3) Remove the stems from the mushrooms.
4) Cook the onions in boiling salted water for about 8 minutes.
5) Add in the pepper pieces and cook for 2 minutes longer.
6) Drain.
7) Skewer the scallops, onions, pepper, and mushrooms alternating each.
8) In a bowl, mix lemon juice and butter and brush over the skewered seafood.
9) Sprinkle with pepper and garlic powder.
10) Sprinkle paprika over the scallops.
11) Keep 2 inches away from the source of heat and broil for about 5 minutes, turning once.

12) Serve hot.