Grilled Scallops with Honeydew-Avocado Salsa

Serving Size: 4
Total Time:


  • finely grated lime zest, plus 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1.5 Pound honeydew melon, rind removed and melon cut into 1/4-inch dice 2 1/2 cup
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Pound large sea scallops
  • 1 Hass avocado, cut into 1/4-inch dice


1. Light a grill. In a large bowl, combine the lime zest and juice with the 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the diced honeydew melon and avocado. Season the salsa with salt and black pepper.

2. Drizzle the scallops with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Grill over moderately high heat, turning once, until nicely charred and just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer the scallops to plates, spoon the salsa alongside and serve.