Citrus Shrimp and Scallops
Recipe type: Seafood
Serves: 4
  • 1/2 pound fresh or frozen scallops
  • 1/2 Cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger root
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 orange, cut in 8 wedges
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 12 fresh or frozen pea pods
  • 12 fresh or frozen large Shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1/2 pounds total)
  1. Halve any large scallops.
  2. Place scallops and shrimp in a plastic bag set in a deep bowl.
  3. For marinade, combine orange peel, orange juice, soy sauce, ginger root, garlic, and red pepper.
  4. Pour over seafood. Seal bag.
  5. Marinate in the refrigerator 30 minutes.
  6. Drain, reserving marinade.
  7. If using fresh pea pods, cook in boiling water about 2 minutes; drain. Or, thaw and drain frozen pea pods.
  8. Wrap 1 pea pod around each shrimp.
  9. Thread pea pods and shrimp onto four 10-12" skewers alternately with scallops and orange wedges.
  10. Grill kabobs on an uncovered grill directly over medium-hot coals for 5 minutes.
  11. Turn and brush with marinade.
  12. Grill 5-7 minutes more or till shrimp turn pink and scallops are opaque.
  13. Brush occasionally with marinade.
  14. Broiler Directions: Place kabobs on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.
  15. Broil 4" from the heat for 4 minutes.
  16. Turn and broil 4-6 minutes more or till shrimp turn pink and scallops are opaque.
  17. Brush occasionally with marinade.
Per serving: 133 calories, 22 g protein, 7 g carbohydrates, 1 g fat, 105 mg cholesterol, 305 mg sodium, 380 mg potassium.
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