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Citrus Scallop Salad

 Citrus Scallop Salad
This colorful, refreshing salad combines sea scallops dressed with a light citrus and herb sauce and fresh greens. Brought to you by dLife®
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.


  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 lb large scallops, cut in half crosswise
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 pinch salt (to taste)
  • 6 cups salad greens
  • 1 medium red bell peppers, cut crosswise into rings
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled, seeded, and sectioned
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil


  • Combine the garlic and white wine in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Add the scallops and cook on medium high heat for about 5 minutes,
  • stirring often, until tender and opaque.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove the scallops from the pan and set them
  • aside in a bowl.
  • Reduce the remaining garlic and wine to about 1/4 cup by simmering
  • for about 10 minutes and set aside to cool.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the orange juice, lemon juice, and
  • olive oil.

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Citrus Scallop Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Add the reduced wine liquid and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toss the dressing with the scallops.
  • Spread the greens on a large platter and arrange the pepper rings and
  • orange sections artfully around the edge.
  • Ladle the scallops into the center of the serving platter and drizzle
  • the rest of the dressing over the salad.
  • Top with basil and serve immediately.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 168 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 89 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/4 vegetable, 3/4 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.