Grilled Sea Scallops Brochettes with Gremolata (Parsley Lemon Garnish)

2 lbs. large scallops (about 32-36)
¼ cup olive oil
zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced on diagonal
½ tsp. paprika
½ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup chopped fresh mint
8-10 10”wooden skewers, soaked in water for 10 minutes
1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley, Italian is preferred
zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 T. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

For brochettes:

Combine the scallops and remaining ingredients in a bowl; marinate for at least 1 hour. Skewer 3-4 scallops on each wooden skewer. Grill over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side, for a total of 5-6 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter.


Combine the parsley, lemon juice and zest, garlic and olive oil. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper as desired. Top each skewer with a little gremolata. Makes about 8-10 skewers.

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