Grilled Seafood Platter

No grill? Use a turbo broiler. Adjust cooking time - add one to two minutes more per side.

April 2008 | By
Grilled Seafood Platter
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Fish and Seafood


Main Dishes

Preparation Time


Date Published

April 2008

No grill? Use a turbo broiler. Adjust cooking time—add one to two minutes more per side.

Prep Time 20 minutes
      plus overnight marinating 
Cooking Time
25 minutes

24 pieces prawns
1 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
2 teaspoons  salt,
2 teaspoons pepper
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 pieces fresh tilapia
3/4 teaspoon coriander powder
3/4 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons lime juice
8 sea scallops
1 teaspoon cumin

For the cilantro oil
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup of fresh cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

Prepare prawns: In a large bowl, stir together oil, herbs, zest, and seasoning. Toss in prawns and coat well. Keep covered and chilled in the refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight. Thirty minutes before cooking, stir in lemon juice.

Season tilapia with coriander, cumin, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Wrap in foil and grill until done, approximately 6 minutes per side.

3  Season scallops with cumin then sear in a very hot pan with a small amount of oil until browned, about 2 minutes per side.

Drain marinade from prawns then grill for 3 minutes on each side until cooked through.

Prepare cilantro oil: Mix olive oil and fresh cilantro in a blender. Season with salt and pepper. Spread cilantro oil over cooked scallops and fish.

Arrange prawns, scallops, and tilapia on a platter. Serve with lemon wedges.


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