Give Us a Call M-F At: (833) 603-0888 7-4 ET
Free Shipping on Every Purchase
Back to Scallops Recipes

Grilled Sea Scallop Skewers with Spinach Macadamia Pesto

by S Fish September 10, 2018

Grilled Sea Scallop Skewers with Spinach Macadamia Pesto

Fire up the grill! High protein scallops are grilled on skewers with veggies and served with a homemade, spinach macadamia pesto. A Whole30 meal that’s quick to make!

 

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 2 packages scallops, cleaned and patted dry
  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil + 4 tbsp. more for the grill
  • ½ cup button mushrooms
  • ½ cup white onion, sliced in large pieces
  • 1 cup zucchini, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, sliced
  • Salt & pepper to taste

For the pesto:

  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • ½ cup spinach
  • ¼ cup raw macadamia nuts

How to Make It

  1. Turn on the grill and heat to 325 F.
  2. Before starting with the skewers, chop all the veggies. They should be thick in size, so they can withstand the heat of the grill.
  3. Take 4 skewers and thread the veggies and scallops on them.
  4. Brush the skewers generously with the extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Brush the grill generously with the oil then add the skewers.
  6. Cook 4 minutes then rotate the skewers on the grill a 1/3 of the way. Rotate two more times until the scallops are opaque and the veggies are cooked.
  7. Remove the skewers from the grill and set aside.
  8. Place the ingredients for the pesto in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  9. Serve the pesto immediately with the scallops.



S Fish
S Fish

Author


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Scallops Recipes

Perfect Pan Seared Scallops
Perfect Pan Seared Scallops

by S Fish October 17, 2019

This recipe gives you step by step instructions on making your perfectly seared scallops in the comfort of your own kitchen!

Continue Reading →

Pan Seared Scallops with Lemon Garlic Butter
Pan Seared Scallops with Lemon Garlic Butter

by S Fish June 26, 2019

Imagine this, sweet scallops with a caramelized crust coated in a lusciously rich lemon garlic butter sauce.

Continue Reading →

LEMON GARLIC SCALLOPS WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES
LEMON GARLIC SCALLOPS WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES

by S Fish June 20, 2019

EASY Whole30 Lemon Garlic Scallops Zucchini Noodles with sautéed zucchini noodles. One pan and 10 minutes is what you need for this healthy, low carb meal.

Continue Reading →