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Herbed Scallops and Shrimp

Herbed Scallops and Shrimp

Herbed Scallops and Shrimp

Shellfish are naturally low in saturated fat and provide a dose of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which are believed to help reduce the risk of heart disease.


Makes 4 servings


1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 pound raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 pound bay or halved sea scallops


  1. Preheat broiler. Combine parsley, lime juice, mint, rosemary, oil, honey, garlic and black pepper in medium bowl; blend well. Add shrimp and scallops. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
  2. Arrange shrimp and scallops on skewers. Place on broiler pan. Brush with marinade. Broil 5 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and scallops are lightly browned. Serve immediately with lime slices and fresh mint sprigs, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Sodium 223 mg
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 5 g
Calories from Fat 27 %
Calories 152

Dietary Exchange

Meat 2-1/2
Vegetable 1

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