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Citrus Scallops Recipe
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Citrus Scallops Recipe

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My husband and I like to eat seafood at least once a week. Oranges and lemon juice give scallops a refreshing burst of flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green or sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound sea scallops
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 4 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Hot cooked rice or pasta

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without rice or pasta) equals 240 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the pepper, onions and garlic in oil for 1 minute. Add scallops, salt and pepper flakes; cook for 4 minutes. Add lime juice and peel; cook for 1 minute. Reduce heat. Add orange sections and cilantro; cook 2 minutes longer or until scallops are opaque. Serve with rice or pasta. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Scallops in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p46

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without rice or pasta) equals 240 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 fruit.

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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