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Grilled Scallop Salad

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"In Henry, Illinois, Dennis Reed creates this green salad with scallops, asparagus, bacon and walnuts. The recipe calls for prepared vinaigrette, but Dennis often fixes a homemade version with walnut oil and balsamic vinegar."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry; set aside. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine oil and soy sauce; add scallops. Seal bag and turn to coat. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill. Grill scallops, uncovered, over medium heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until the scallops are firm and opaque. Arrange mushrooms on a 9-in. square piece of heavy-duty foil coated with nonstick cooking spray. Grill mushrooms on foil, uncovered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until tender, stirring often.
  3. Arrange the lettuce on four serving plates. Top with asparagus, scallops.mushrooms, bacon, walnuts and cheese. Drizzle with dressing.

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WOW...my new favorite salad! I made a few substitutions (because of what was available to me). The store only had bay scallops so I used those and just added a few more to the quantity. Since I ...

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I wasn't super fond of this salad and won't be making it again. I really did not like the flavor of the the soy sauce/oil marinade for the scallops. And I didn't like that most of the salad item...

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WOW...my new favorite salad! I made a few substitutions (because of what was available to me). The store only had bay scallops so I used those and just added a few more to the quantity. Since I ...

This was fantastic! Loved loved loved it. I left out the asparagus (didn't have any). Even DH who does not care for seafood said this was really good. I will so be making this one again. A nice ...

This recipe is crazy good! The weather didn't permit me to use my grill, so I just cooked the scallops and mushrooms on my stovetop. I didn't even use any oil or anything with the mushrooms, a...

Excellent salad! Flavor was wonderful -- easy -- good presentation!

This salad was fantastic. Full of flavor, great textures, and nutrients. We count calories and eat pretty light in our household so I skipped the olive oil/soy sauce marinade and grilled the sca...

I wasn't super fond of this salad and won't be making it again. I really did not like the flavor of the the soy sauce/oil marinade for the scallops. And I didn't like that most of the salad item...

This is a fabulous salad! It's easy to make but looks impressive on the plate plus it tastes delicious. I will definately make this salad again and again.

I made this just as it is printed. It came out fantastic. A very light but fullfilling dinner. The scallops of course take on a bronze color due to the soy, but are very tender and sweet. Wi...

I like salads that are just a little bit different - not weird or unusual, just a little more creative than the same old, uninspired garden salad. This appealed to me - except for the walnuts an...