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Tangy Shrimp and Scallops

"'Shrimp and scallops together make this a special dish for company,' says Raleigh, North Carolina's Lauren Llewellyn. 'I serve these appealing kabobs over pasta with a green salad and garlic bread.'"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Place shrimp and scallops in a large resealable plastic bag. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine th butter, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and paprika. Microwave at 50% power for 1-1/2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir to blend; set aside 1/3 cup for basting. Pour remaining marinade over shrimp ans scallops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Alternately thread shrimp and scallops on metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 6 minutes, turning once. Brush with reserved marinade. Grill 8-10 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink and scallops are opaque.

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This marinade was wonderful! I have a few tips. First of all, get large good scallops. Ours were very fishy, but the marinade helped to cover it up. Also, the recipe calls for 7 tablespoons ...

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I followed this recipe exactly and found the 1 hour marinating time was too much for the scallops. t overpowered their flavor and the citrus "cooked" them a bit changing the texture. The shrimp ...

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This marinade was wonderful! I have a few tips. First of all, get large good scallops. Ours were very fishy, but the marinade helped to cover it up. Also, the recipe calls for 7 tablespoons ...

This was served to family at our Mothers Day get-together and everyone loved it!! Will definately make this again soon...

I followed this recipe exactly and found the 1 hour marinating time was too much for the scallops. t overpowered their flavor and the citrus "cooked" them a bit changing the texture. The shrimp ...

I didn`t have paprika but tried the recipe without it. 1st time serving was at a family get together and everyone loved it. Great flavour without hiding the taste of the shrimp and scallops. Ev...

This marinade makes shrimps very yummy! Instead of scallops I added bell peppers and pineapple slices. I also added a tbsp of brown sugar to the marinade to add depth of flavor. The marinade ...

I ended up just using the shrimp with out the scallops and it was great. The best shrimp that i have ever made.

very good and easy recipe. would be excellent if it had just a little more flavor. thanks

I'm so sorry, but this was awful. It was a bizzare blend of flavors and I'm thinking it was the Worsh. sauce. My husband agrees. :(

I really liked this simple preparation for shrimp & scallops on the grill. I did sub Old Bay for the paprika. Served with lemon slices and several different sauces. Thanks for sharing, Lauren.