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Citrus Scallop Salad Recipe
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Citrus Scallop Salad Recipe

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With scallops, pears and citrus fruits, this deliciously different salad is an outstanding first course. It also makes a great luncheon salad.—Sarah Geary, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) spring mix salad greens
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) refrigerated citrus salad
  • 2 medium red pears, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 16 sea scallops
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 224 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 217mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein

Directions

  1. Divide salad greens among eight plates. Drain citrus salad, reserving syrup. Arrange citrus fruit on salads. In a small bowl, combine pear slices and reserved syrup. Using a slotted spoon, remove pears and arrange on salads. Discard syrup.
  2. Place flour in a shallow bowl. Roll scallops in flour. In a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add scallops; cook for 2 minutes on each side or until scallops are firm and opaque. Top each salad with scallops. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Scallop Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p11


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curling_fanatic
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

"YUMM - I made my own balsamic vinaigrette from a Food Network recipe. Rather stronger than Kraft is, so could have done with less, but still really good. My 19 year old daughter raved and advised me that I have to add this recipe to her "leaving home cookbook"."

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marjoe11
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"So good! Would be great with chicken or shrimp - or no meat at all!"

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andi99
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"i believe that you buy it in the produce isle, next to the salad mixes and refrigerated dressing"

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mark59
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"Citrus salad is just what it says, orange, grapefruit, and mandarin orange segments in a light syrup"

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golliwog
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"What is 1 Jar Citrus salad? Citrus Salad?"

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