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This Italian Seafood Recipe is bound to
please anyone looking for a tasty, filling, and nutritious meal.
Plus, it extends your food budget by using less seafood than the
traditional main dish (such as seafood steak or fillets) would take.
A combination of great taste, nutrition, and a happy pocketbook – how
tempting is that?
Italian Seafood Skewers
¼ c canola oil
¼ c lemon juice, freshly
squeezed or bottled
1 garlic clove, minced
1 t oregano, dried or 1 T freshly
1 t chicken bouillon granules
1 T basil, freshly chopped
salt and pepper to taste
¾ pound uncooked fresh shrimp,
peeled and deveined
½ pound sea scallops
1 large each red and green pepper, cut
1 small zucchini, cut into 1/4"
1 small yellow squash, cut into 1/4"
In a bowl, combine the first seven
ingredients. This will be your marinade. Divide marinade into two large
resealable plastic bags. Add shrimp and scallops to one bag. Add veggies to other bag. Place bags into fridge for about 3-4
hours. After marinading, drain seafood and
discard marinade. Drain veggies and keep marinade from veggies for
basting. Alternate the shrimp, scallops, peppers
and squash while putting onto skewers – does not matter whether
they are wooden or metal. Place skewers onto preheated grill
(indoor or outdoor). Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for
about 6 minutes.
When done, shrimp will be pink. Baste occasionally and turn once. Serve over a bed of cooked rice, if