Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops on Rosemary Skewers

by Mugnaini on April 22, 2013 in Appetizers,Seafood

Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops on Rosemary Skewers

Yields 10 to 12 pieces
Roasting Oven Environment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large fresh day boat scallops, about 10-12 pieces
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 5-6 slices Prosciutto di Parma, cut in half lengthwise
  • 10-12 rosemary sprigs, 5 inches long, leaves removed to within 1 inch of end
  • Prosciutto wrapped Scallops on Rosemary Skewers

Preparation

Remove the muscle from the side of each scallop. Place in small bowl and toss with the 1 tablespoon of the oil, lemon zest and juice. Refrigerate for 1/2 hour.

Remove the scallops from the refrigerator and place each scallop on a piece of prosciutto and roll. Secure with a rosemary sprig.

Heat a 1/4 sheet pan in the oven for 5 minutes. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil and heat for an additional 30 seconds. Remove the pan from the oven and add the scallops in a single layer. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once and rotating the pan occasionally. The internal temperature should be 125 degrees. (Be careful not to overcook scallop). Remove from oven and allow to rest for a few minutes. Serve drizzled with pan juices.

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