Dad's Excellent Scallops

Dad's Excellent Scallops


"Large sea scallops wrapped in prosciutto, basted with butter, and grilled. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce - ketchup, tartar, or cocktail sauce are all great with these."


33 m servings 354 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 354 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.3g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 124 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 957 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Wrap each scallop with a thin slice of prosciutto, and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Arrange scallops on the grill, and baste with butter. Cook for 5 minutes, turn, and baste with butter. Cook for another 8 minutes, or until opaque.
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  1. 90 Ratings


Mouth-watering!! This is a truly excellent recipe. I added garlic and lemon juice to the melted butter and sprinkled on Old Bay before wrapping the scallops. I grilled them in a grill basket ...

I love recipes that can be prepared ahead, are quick and easy, and so good. I made these ahead, refrigerated them and threw them on the grill as an appetizer. I reduced about one cup of heavy ...

Delicious and rich. Boyfriend said they were the best scallops he ever had. I put three wrapped scallops on two skewers and served on pasta.

Very good recipe. The suggestion about the frozen scallops was great. I found them (not the same brand, but large size scallops) in my grocery store, no problem. I was tempted to use bacon in...

Delicious and tasty - much more healthy than bacon.

The prosciutto definitely makes the recipe. The tastes blended especially well, and the texture was really good too. We decided to use garlic butter for variation, and found it even better!!

These were FABULOUS! I purchased the Prosciutto and large scallops (size of a silver dollar) from Trader Joe's. The scallops were in the frozen foods section. This makes an elegant, quick and...

Not the best I have ever had nor made. Kind of difficult and time consuming, plus extremely salty tasting. I would not reccommend for people like me who are not big salt fans.

Just as good as I knew they would be. I used bacon as we prefer its flavor over prosciutto.