The sweet, tasty and mineral-rich flavor of scallops pairs perfectly with radicchio and red onion. Scallops are a nutrient powerhouse, containing valuable sources of Vitamins B12, phosphorus, protein, selenium (a valuable antioxidant associated with anti-aging benefits), zinc and magnesium. Enjoy this perfect scallop recipe idea for your next meal or wow guests at your next barbecue!
Start to finish: 25 minutes
Skill level: Moderately Easy
1 pound fresh or frozen scallops, thawed
1 head radicchio
1 medium red onion
Sea salt & pepper
Heat barbecue to medium-high heat.
Soak scallops in water for 10 minutes to remove any sand.
Tear off individual leaves of radicchio and set aside.
Remove the outer skin of red onion and cut in half. Cut the onion into small chunks and set aside.
Begin assembly of the skewers. Layer a chunk of onion, then a radicchio leaf, then a scallop. Repeat until skewer is full.
Lightly coat with olive oil, sea salt and pepper.
Cook the skewers on medium-high heat for approximately 8 to 12 minutes. The radicchio and onion should be lightly charred.
Drizzle some more fresh olive oil on top and serve immediately.
Tips & Warnings
Serving: 1 skewer
Total fat: 4.5g
Saturated fat: 0.5g
Total carbohydrate: 5.6g
Dietary fiber: 1.0g
Posted By Complete Nutrition and Stella Metsovas on July 16, 2013
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