BBQ Scallops

Clock 20 mins
Clock Super Easy
BBQ Scallops


  • 4 tbsp butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley, plus extra 1 tbsp
  • 8 large scallops, cleaned (keep the shells)
  • 1 tbsp baby capers, roughly chopped
  • ½ eschalot, finely chopped
  • Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper, to season


  1. Heat BBQ to medium-high. Put butter, lemon juice, garlic and parsley in a small bowl, season and stir until well combined.
  2. Combine capers, eschalots and extra parsley in a small bowl and set aside. Put scallops back in their shells, and top with butter mixture. Put onto the barbecue or and cook for 5-10 minutes or until flesh of the scallop is just set, and butter has caramelised.
  3. Plate scallops and sprinkle over caper mixture.

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