Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops Recipe

Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops

Makes 8 to 12


  • 4 - 6 slices prosciutto
  • 3/4 pound scallops (about 8 - 12)
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided use
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives


  1. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half, lengthwise. Wrap one piece of prosciutto around the outside edge of each scallop. Secure with a toothpick.
  2. Season surface of scallop lightly with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil with 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Lay wrapped scallops in pan without touching each other. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove to a warm plate.
  4. Add remaining 3 tablespoons butter to pan. Cook, swirling pan and watching carefully, until butter turns a nutty brown. Immediately remove pan from heat. Swirl in lemon juice and half the chives.
  5. Spoon sauce over scallops. Sprinkle with remaining chives.


Amount Per Serving (based on 2 servings)
Calories: 510
Fat: 36 g
Saturated Fat: 18 g
Cholesterol: 110 mg
Sodium: 1840 mg
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Fiber: 0 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 36 g
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