GRILLED SCALLOPS WITH LEMONY SALSA VERDE

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Grilled Scallops

YIELD: 4 Servings
INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for grilling
12 large sea scallops, side muscle removed
Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
Lemony Salsa Verde
  
PREPARATION
Prepare grill for medium-high heat; oil grate. Toss scallops with 2 tablespoons oil on a baking sheet; season with salt and pepper. Using a fish spatula or your hands, place scallops on grill, flat side down. Grill, turning occasionally, until lightly charred and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Serve scallops topped with Lemony Salsa Verde.
 
Lemony Salsa Verde

YIELD: Makes about 1 cup
INGREDIENTS

1/2 lemon (with peel), seeded, chopped,
1 finely chopped small shallot
1 finely chopped garlic clove
Salt and pepper
1 cup olive oil
3/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
Lemon juice
 
PREPARATION
Combine 1/2 lemon (with peel), seeded, chopped, 1 finely chopped small shallot, and 1 finely chopped garlic clove; season with salt and pepper.
Let sit 5 minutes. Stir in 1 cup olive oil, 3/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley, 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro, 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice, if desired.
 
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