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Grilled Alaska Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto

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


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.