Scallops with Dill Sauce


Have dinner on the table in no time with this easy seafood recipe. Paprika adds a zesty flavor to the scallops.

Scallops on decorative lettuce piece with Dill Sauce
Prep Time:
20 mins
Broil Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
28 mins


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sea scallops

  • 3 tablespoon butter, melted

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • teaspoon paprika

  • cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 ½ teaspoon snipped fresh dillweed or 1/2 teaspoon dried dillweed

  • Lemon wedges (optional)


  1. Thaw scallops, if frozen. Rinse scallops; pat dry with paper towels. Halve any large scallops. Thread scallops onto four 8- to 10-inch skewers, leaving a 1/4-inch space between pieces. Preheat broiler. Place skewers on the greased unheated rack of a broiler pan.

  2. In a small bowl stir together butter, pepper, and paprika. Brush half of the mixture over scallops. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until scallops are opaque, turning and brushing with the remaining melted butter mixture halfway through broiling.

  3. Meanwhile, for tartar sauce, in a small bowl stir together mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice, and dillweed. Serve scallops with tartar sauce and, if desired, lemon wedges.

  4. Makes 4 kabobs

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

451 Calories
39g Fat
3g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 451
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 50%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 475mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 342mg 7%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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