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Soy-Lime Scallops with Leeks

Servings:

4

Total Time:

Prep: 10 mins

Marinade: 30 mins

Grill: 8 mins

Nutrition:

130 calories, 20g protein, 9g carbohydrate, 1g fat (0g saturated), 1g fiber

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sea scallops
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 4 baby leeks, rinsed well and trimmed
  • 8 medium scallions
  • 1 medium lime, halved

Preparation

1. Thaw scallops, if frozen. Rinse and pat dry. For marinade, combine soy sauce and rice vinegar in a small bowl; set aside.

2. Place scallops, leeks, and scallions in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Add marinade. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate in for refrigerator 30 minutes.

3. Discard marinade. Place leeks, scallops, scallions, and lime halves (cut sides down) on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill 8 to 10 minutes, turning scallops and vegetables occasionally.

4. To serve, top veggies with scallops. Squeeze limes over the top.

 

Honey Grilled Shrimp

 

Servings

8 servings

Preparation Time

10 minutes

Calories

Per serving-175 calories, 5 g fat

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian salad dressing
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Preparation 

  • In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, honey and garlic; set aside 1/2 cup. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate reserved marinade for basting.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Thread shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes on each side. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill or broil 3-4 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink, turning and basting frequently.
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