Caribbean-Marinated Shrimp and Scallops

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Tantalize your taste buds with this tangy combination of shrimp and tender sea scallops marinated in citrus juice, jerk seasoning and basil. Serve chilled, on a bed of fresh greens, for a complete meal. It's also a perfect appetizer for entertaining.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat; add scallops to hot pan and sear 1 1/2 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer scallops to medium bowl and chill. Saute shrimp in same pan 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Transfer shrimp to another bowl and chill.
  • Combine marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Add chilled shrimp, bell pepper, red onion, and green onions. Cut chilled scallops into quarters; add to bowl; toss well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.