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Scallop Skewers

By on August 31, 2016 in Dinner Time, Seafood Recipes with 0 Comments

scallop skewersThere are plenty of ways to make a skewer, this scallop skewers recipe is only one.  The trick to a decent skewer is preparation.  If you use wood skewers make sure you presoak them in water, it stops the wood drying so much.  Skewers are also great to throw on a barbecue.

Scallop skewers recipe


  • 12 Tasmanian scallops
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 bunches fresh spinach leaves, washed and drained
  • 6 fresh green asparagus
  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • Olive oil
  • oregano fennel seeds.


Brown onions in a frying pan, add spinach and fry gently with asparagus for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside.

Slice prosciutto in half lengthwise. Gently fry scallops in olive oil and oregano until just cooked. Wrap in prosciutto, place on a skewer (about 6 to a stick) and saute over high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Serve on a bed of spinach, brown onion and asparagus drizzled with olive oil and sprinkle with fennel seeds.

Serves 2-4

If you like this skewer recipe then try this Thai chicken satay skewers as well.  Just remember that skewer recipes are only limited to what you want to put on them. Try mixing up the proteins and the vegetables.

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