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Grilled Scallops with Quinoa and Fresh Veggies

There could not be a meal more fresh and delicious than this!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 373kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 8-10 sea scallops
  • 3 tbsp. butter melted
  • 1 cup quinoa prepared according to package directions
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 green or red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 large cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 cloves garlic very finely minced
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Soak the sea scallops in the butter for 20 minutes, turning occasionally to coat. Meanwhile, cook the quinoa according to package directions.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the tomato, red or green bell pepper, cucumber, corn, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, red pepper flakes and salt & pepper.
  • Remove the scallops from the butter and sprinkle them with salt and pepper. Cook scallops on a grill over medium heat for 3-4 minutes per side. Serve quinoa, vegetables and scallops together.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 3mg
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