Watermelon and Sea Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 1, 2020
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A combination of sweet, salty, and savory to test the pallet of seafood lovers. This delectable entree is a combination of giant sea scallops, generous cubes of sweet watermelon, salty prosciutto and savory basil. I found this recipe in a magazine done with swordfish but I changed it to scallops. Either way it is delicious!

How To Make Watermelon and Sea Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto

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A delightful dish that exhumes complexity that'll sure to please even the pickiest eaters. This wonderful watermelon and sea scallops skewers are wrapped in prosciutto bringing you a combination of flavors that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
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  • 24 sea scallops per person, depending on size
  • 24 cubes firm watermelon about the same size as scallops, per person
  • ½ cup basil leaves large
  • 8 slices prosciutto
  • ¼ cup lemon juice for sprinkling


For Skewers:

  1. Start with a piece of prosciutto place on the end of the skewer.
  2. Place a watermelon cube on skewer with a basil leaf and pierce the piece of prosciutto with the skewer.
  3. Continue by adding a scallop.
  4. Repeat until kabob is completed.
  5. Place kabobs in container and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  6. Place over medium flame, turning until scallop is firm.
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  • Calcium: 5mg
  • Calories: 67kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 120mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 96IU
  • Vitamin C: 3mg
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