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Grilled Scallop Tostadas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jewel-Osco. All opinions are 100% mine.

Summertime is our favorite, because that means we get to bust out the grill. Honestly, I’d grill year-round if we could. There’s so little clean up and the food always has such a great flavor. We recently started grilling a lot more seafood – particularly shellfish – and it’s been a game changer.

Being in located in Chicago, we’ve always been proud Jewel-Osco shoppers. You can also find these scallops at the Albertsons Companies family of stores, including Albertsons, Safeway, ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, Vons, Randalls, Shaw’s Supermarket, Star Market, Tom Thumb and Vons. We started purchasing their Open Nature® Responsible Choice™ seafood and will never go back! 100% of Open Nature seafood is wild caught, contains no preservatives, and all products now bare the Responsible Choice™ logo for sustainable sourcing.

scallop tostadas

When shopping for seafood, we always look for indicators that it’s going to taste fresh and that it was responsibly caught. All of this effects the taste and quality, and there’s nothing worse than opening a bag of shellfish to find that it’s not up to par.

We decided to try out their Open Nature® Colossal Sea Scallops and were not disappointed.

Pairing the grilled flavor of these scallops with a tostado topped with fresh ingredients made for an impressive, yet easy dish. We bought all of the produce fresh from Jewel! Jewel-Osco also offers Grocery Delivery and Drive Up & Go™ for convenient ways to shop!

There are so many textures and flavors on these tostadas. The colors are beautiful and they’re a great dish for entertaining. Let’s get started!

Grilled Scallop Tostadas

These easy grilled scallop tostadas are easy and packed with authentic flavor! They're perfect for to impress your guests are your next backyard BBQ.

Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword mexican, scallops, seafood, tostadas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 1 package tostadas
  • 1 package frozen colossal sea scallops by Open Nature, defrosted
  • 1 avocado peeled, mashed
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 husk of corn cooked + off the cob. You can also use a jar of canned corn.
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 3 tbsp Cotija cheese crumbled
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Begin by prepping all of your fresh produce per the ingredients list.

  2. Once your workspace is organized with all of the fresh ingredients, clean the scallops by removing the tough mussel on the side (some scallops do not have this.) Pat them dry.

  3. Drizzle the scallops with olive oil. Salt and pepper on both sides.

  4. Grill them for 2-3 minutes on each side. Set aside when done.

  5. Add salt to your mashed avocado. Spread the avocado onto each of your tostadas.

  6. Place three scallops on the tostada.

  7. Top with corn, cilantro, tomato, and red onion.

  8. Top with lime juice.

  9. Top with cheese.

  10. Serve and enjoy!

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