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Scallop and Potato Saute Recipe

Scallop and Potato Saute Recipe

I make this special seafood dish for the holidays to treat myself.—Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small red potatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 pound bay scallops
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • Lemon slice or wedge, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet over medium heat, cook potatoes in 1 tablespoon oil until golden brown and tender, about 12 minutes. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, heat remaining oil. Cook and stir scallops for 2 minutes. Add garlic and lemon juice; cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until scallops are firm and opaque.
  • 2. Add parsley, salt and pepper. Return potatoes to pan; heat through. Serve with lemon if desired. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 415 calories, 28 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 486 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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