Grilled Scallops with Lemon Salsa Verde


Serves 4 to 6
2 tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped flat leaf parsley leaves
1 small garlic clove, finely minced or grated
3 tbsp (45 ml) extra-virgin olive oil, divided
½ lemon, rind removed, pulp cut into segments
3 capers, finely chopped
1 small anchovy fillet, mashed
1 tsp (5 ml) finely chopped shallot
1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
12 medium scallops
kosher salt, to taste


  1. To make lemon salsa verde, in a bowl, mix together parsley, garlic, 2 tbsp (30 ml) oil, lemon segments, capers, anchovy, shallot and pepper, and set aside.
  2. Preheat barbecue to high. Toss scallops in salt and remaining 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil. Grill for about 1 to 2 minutes per side, or until cooked all the way through.
  3. Serve in a bowl or scallop shells, topped with lemon salsa verde.
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