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Seafood Skewers

Herbaceous Seafood Skewers with Garlic and Lemon

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


  • 1 Zucchini sliced in 1/4 inch rounds
  • 8 Cherry tomatoes
  • 8 Shrimp
  • 4 Scallops


  • 2/3 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Lemon juice fresh
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • 1/3 cup Parsley finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper


  • Soak bamboo skewers in warm water for at least 30 minutes and for up to 3 hours. Make sure the skewers are fully submerged.
  • Peel fresh shrimp, leaving the tail on (optional).  
  • Prepare marinade by combining olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper. Reserve 1/4 cup. 
  • In two separate bowls combine seafood and veggies with marinade. Let it stand for 15-20 minutes.
  • Alternately skewer shrimp, scallops, and veggies in a pattern of your choice.
  • Heat a large grill pan. Grill, turning every few minutes until shrimp turns pink and scallops are opaque, approximately 8 minutes. 
  • Drizzle the reserved marinade over skewers and serve.
Keyword cherry tomatoes, garlic, herbs, kebab, lemon, light, olive oil, scallops, seafood, shrimp, summer, zuccini