Scallops On A Big Green Egg

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Today we are direct grilling scallops on our Big Green Egg.  Cooking scallops can be a daunting task for the big green egg, but fear not… we are here to help make it easy and tasty.

Scallops On A Big Green Egg

Watch as Ace's Grilling Expert, Chef Jason, shows you how to perfect this meal on your a kamado style grill.

Print Recipe for Big Green Egg Grilled Scallops

Yield: Serves 2 ppl
Prep time: 5 Minutes Prep Time
Cook time: 10-12 Minutes
Egg Setup – Cooking Style: Direct
Egg Setup – Grilling Temp: 450˚ F


Measure   Ingredient                                                                    Prep Notes      
3/4 lb            Scallops, Fresh                                                        Sea Scallops 10/16 count
1 tbsp           Oil, Canola/Olive Blend                                           
1 tbsp           Tiki Tiki Rub, 5280 Culinary                               Adjust to your flavor needs
1 tbsp           Fishy Fishy Rub, 5280 Culinary                        Adjust to your flavor needs

Cooking Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Remove scallops from the package and remove the side muscle piece (abductor muscle)
Place scallops into a bowl, add oil and season to taste with Tiki Tiki and Fishy Fishy
Cover scallops and allow to sit, on counter, while BGE reaches temp
  Preparing Your Big Green Egg
Pre Heat your Big Green Egg to 450˚ F and (if desired) load with your preferred smoking wood chunks (Layer in the wood chunks to create an even sustained smoke flavor)
Burp the Egg before opening
Place the scallops on the grill grate and in the center of the egg
Close the dome and cook scallops on each side for 3-5 minutes
Burp the Egg and flip scallops halfway thru the cooking process to get equal crust on each side
Close the lid and cook scallops until temperature reaches 145˚ F internal
Using oven gloves or heat resistant gloves and long tongs, remove scallops from the Big Green Egg
Drizzle with Fire Honey and devour

Products Featured:

Big Green Egg, XLarge
Big Green Egg, Thermometer
Big Green Egg, Charcoal                                   Ace SKU – 8697104
Tiki Tiki, 5280 Culinary                                      Ace SKU – 8017400
Fishy Fishy, 5280 Culinary                                Ace SKU – 8561938
Fire Honey, 5280 Culinary                                 Ace SKU – 8017719
Published on 2/4/2022.
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