Grilled Alaska Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto
This quick and decadent appetizer makes for a perfect first round.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Servings: 24
- Yield: 1 wrapped scallop per serving
- 24 ea. prosciutto, sliced thin
- 6 Tbsp. pesto, prepared
- 24 ea. Alaska Scallops, 20/30 count
- Basil for garnish
Step 1 Prepare scallops
Lay prosciutto out on a flat surface. One inch from the bottom of each piece add 1 tsp. of pesto. Place a scallop over the pesto, and roll it up in the prosciutto.
On a preheated grill, place the scallop wrap and cook for 1 minute.
Remove to sheet pan, mark side up, cover and refrigerate until needed.
Step 2 Finish scallops for service
At service, place the sheet pan in a preheated 425°F oven and cook until just heated through, 4-5 minutes.
Step 3 To tray pass
Drizzle additional pesto on a serving tray, top with the scallops, grill marked side up, garnish with chiffonade of basil.