Grilled Ponzu Marinated Scallop Lollipops

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 4 stalks lemongrass, white part finely minced, green part cut into 2 1/2-inch skewers and soaked in water
  • 4 scallions finely sliced, save a little for garnish
  • 1 cup ponzu
  • 1 tablespoon toasted whole green peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon naturally brewed soy sauce
  • 12 large sea scallops (U-8's), prepped and halved into disks
Directions
  • Preheat a cleaned, oiled grill.

  • In a bowl, mix together the minced lemongrass, scallions, ponzu, peppercorns, sugar, and soy. Add the scallops and marinate for 8 minutes before cooking.

  • Remove scallops and lay them on a flat surface. Skewer each one with the soaked lemongrass. Season lightly with salt and on the hottest part of the grill cook the scallops for only 1 minute a side.

  • If available, lay out washed whole scallions and lemongrass stalks on a plate in a fan shape. Top with "lollipops".

  • Beverage: Veuve Clicquot Blanc de Blanc or DVX


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