This Smoked Sea Scallops recipe is outstanding! The prosciutto and green onions complete this mouthwatering seafood meal.

Recipe by Coastal Living September 2001


Recipe Summary

6 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Soak wood chips in water to cover at least 30 minutes.

  • Combine 6 cups water, salt, and sugar in a bowl, stirring to dissolve. Rinse scallops, and stir into brine. Cover and chill 1 hour; drain.

  • Arrange scallops in a single layer on a wire rack; chill 1 hour.

  • Prepare charcoal fire in smoker; let burn 15 to 20 minutes. Drain chips, and place on coals. Place water pan in smoker; add water to fill line.

  • Wrap strips of prosciutto around scallops, securing with wooden picks. Place scallops on upper rack. Place rack in smoker. Sprinkle green onions over scallops (most will drop into water); cover with smoker lid. Cook 20 minutes or until done.