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Skewered Scallops Recipe   


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Serves 4     Hot  Seafood  Shellfish   Pork  Herbs  Main Course Barbecues  Kebabs  Skewers   Brochettes  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless




50g/2oz Melted Butter

The Juice of 2 Lemons

Black Pepper

1 teasp freshly chopped Parsley

24 large Scallops, shelled

12 Rashers Streaky Bacon, derinded





1. Place the melted butter, lemon juice, pepper and parsley in a large bowl and mix well.


2. Add the scallops and turn to coat.


3. Cut each bacon rasher in half widthways then wrap each scallop in half a rasher of bacon, threading them onto skewers as you go and reserving any remaining butter mixture.


4. Cook over hot barbecue coals for 3-4 minutes each side, basting with the remaining butter mixture, until the bacon is crisp and golden brown.


5. To serve - transfer the skewers to a serving platter and drizzle any remaining butter mixture over the top. Serve immediately.



Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Mixing Bowl


Basting/pastry brush


Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate - To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour. It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.

Baste - To moisten with the pan juices or other liquid during cooking. This aids in moisture retention.

Tips, Options and Substitutions


Can be cooked under a conventional grill for the same amount of time

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