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Broiled Scallop Kabobs with Dill Sauce

Updated on March 8, 2014
5 stars from 15 ratings of Broiled Scallop Kabobs with Dill Sauce

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 4 kabobs


  • 1 lb sea scallops
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped onion
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill, (or 1 1/2 tsp snipped fresh dill)
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp paprika


  1. Prepare the dill sauce in a small bowl by stirring together mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice, and dill. Cover the sauce, and set it in the refrigerator until your are ready to serve the scallop kabobs.
  2. If frozen, thaw the scallops.
  3. Rinse the scallops, then with paper towels pat them dry.
  4. Slice any really large scallops in half.
  5. Thread the scallops onto four 8 to 10 inch long skewers, leaving about 1/4 inch of space between each scallop.
  6. Preheat your broiler, and lay the scallop kabobs on a greased unheated broiler pan rack.
  7. Stir the melted butter, pepper, and paprika together in a small bowl. Brush half of the butter onto the scallops.
  8. Broil the kabobs (about 4 inches from heat) for 4 minutes. Turn them, brush with the remaining butter mixture, and continue broiling for another 4 to 6 minutes just until the scallops are opaque.
  9. Serve your broiled scallop kabobs with dill sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 kabob with 3 Tbsp dill sauce
Calories 451
Calories from Fat351
% Daily Value *
Fat 39 g60%
Saturated fat 9 g45%
Unsaturated fat 30 g
Carbohydrates 3 g1%
Fiber 0 g
Protein 19 g38%
Cholesterol 88 mg29%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

I hope you enjoy these delicious Broiled Scallop Kabobs with Dill Sauce. Follow me on Twitter @topratedrecipes for more tasty recipes. Enjoy!


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