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Grilled Scallops with Lemon Wedges

These Grilled scallops are so full of flavor! They’re easy to grill and need minimal seasoning to taste irresistibly tender and savory!

Prep Time

        Prep time: 5 minutes
        Cook time: 5 minutes
        Yield: Serves 4


    •    1 tbsp olive oil
    •    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    •    fresh ground black pepper
    •    lemon wedges, for serving (Optional)
    •    1 pound medium-sized sea scallops, frozen or fresh


  1. Thaw the scallops, if frozen.
  2. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat (375 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit).
  3. Pat the scallops dry with a clean towel or paper towel. Place them in a bowl and mix them with the olive oil, salt, and several grinds of black pepper.
  4. Place the scallops directly on the grill grates and grill them 2 to 3 minutes until browned on bottom. Flip and grill for 1 to 2 minutes until just opaque.

This great family recipe is thanks to A Couple Cooks at


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