Grilled Scallops With Orange-Chive Mayonnaise

Grilled Scallops With Orange-Chive Mayonnaise

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  • Prep


    30
    min

  • Total


    30
    min

  • Servings


    4

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

Steps

  • 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 from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1


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

  • tip 2


    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

730 Calories, 68g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:
1 Serving
Calories
730
Calories from Fat
610
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
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;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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