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Scallop Kabobs for 2 Recipe

Scallop Kabobs for 2 Recipe

“I’m always on the lookout for recipes that are lower in fat and heart-healthy, too. These kabobs fill the bill. I like to serve them with a fruit salad and a light dessert.” Edie DeSpain - Logan, UT
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • Dash garlic powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 3/4 pound sea scallops
  • 2 small green peppers, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour 2 tablespoons into a large resealable plastic bag; add scallops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 20 minutes. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add peppers; cover and boil for 2 minutes. Drain and immediately place peppers in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • 3. Drain and discard marinade. On four metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the tomatoes, scallops and peppers.
  • 4. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until scallops are firm and opaque, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 kabobs equals 235 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 616 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer