Parmesan Breaded Scallops With Lemon Garnish

"Clean, refreshing flavors just meant for a balmy summer evening. From Weber's Big Book of Grilling modified for our taste buds. Prep time does not include refrigeration time."
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  • Combine the coating ingredients on a plate and mix with your fingers.
  • Wash scallops and remove the small, tough side muscle.
  • Pat the scallops dry with paper towels and place in a small bowl. (Be sure the scallops are very dry or it will make the breading soagy).
  • Add the olive oil and mix to coat.
  • Dip the scallops in the coating, turning to cover evenly.
  • Gently press the crumbs onto the scallops.
  • Place the scallops in a single layer on a clean plate.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes to set the crumbs.

  • Finely chop the parsley and lemon zest and mix together. Add the olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Spray a grill tray generously with olive oil.
  • Place the scallops on the grill tray 1-2 inches apart and grill over direct medium heat until just opaque in the center, about 8 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling time. Treat them gently when turning.
  • Remove from the grill, place a little of the garnish onto each scallop and serve warm.

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  1. hsobaski
    Wonderful and soo tasty! I made these last night and they were so simple. I did add a little red pepper flakes as well to add a little more heat. Definetly would make again.
  2. breezermom
    This is very good. I always enjoy scallops, and have never prepared them like this on the grill. I had to use a fish basket, instead of a grill tray, and it worked wonderfully. Thanks for posting a great recipe! Made for PRMR tag.
  3. Chef Kar
    These were awsome! My favorite scallop recipe so far.
    I made this last night and was very pleased. I love scallops and this is a great alternative to baking them.
  5. NoraMarie
    Will make it again,very tasty


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