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Alaska Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto

Alaska Scallops Wrapped in ProsciuttoGrilled scallops wrapped in prosciutto are ideal served as an appetizer or entrée.

Recipe Ingredients:

20 proscuitto slices
1/2 cup prepared basil pesto
20 Alaska scallops, thawed if necessary

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Brush clean barbecue grill with oil.
  2. Place scallops on grill and cook for 4 minutes. Remove to a baking sheet; cool slightly.
  3. Lay proscuitto slices out on a flat surface and fold length-wise into 1-inch wide strips. One inch from the bottom of each piece, place 1 teaspoon pesto. Place a scallop over the pesto, and roll it up in the proscuitto.
  4. Grill an additional 1 to 2 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 407; Total Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 100mg; Total Carbs: 5g; Protein: 45g; Sodium: 2357mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.