Broiled Scallops with Agave-Lime Marinade

Serves: 2

   1/2 pound scallops
   1 lime cut in wedges, for garnish
   2 tablespoons agave
   1 tablespoon vegetable oil
   4 teaspoons lime juice
   1/4 teaspoon grated lime peel
   Dash hot pepper sauce
   1/4 teaspoon salt

Broiled Scallops with Agave-Lime Marinade is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.

Combine marinade ingredients. Pat scallops dry with paper towel and add to marinade. Marinate, stirring occasionally, up to 1 hour or cover and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, up to 24 hours. Preheat broiler. Arrange scallops and marinade in a single layer in 2 individual broiler-proof dishes or in scallop shells. Broil 4 inches from source of heat 4-7 minutes, depending on size of scallops, or until opaque throughout and lightly browned. Serve with lime wedges and, if desired, hot crusty French bread to soak up the juices. Can be doubled, tripled or halved.