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Sea Scallops and Mushrooms

 Sea Scallops and Mushrooms
"This is a foolproof yet elegant way to make sea scallops, which are somewhat tricky," Lynnae Neuberger of Marshfield, Wisconsin says of her no-fuss main dish. "And it couldn't be simpler because it uses the microwave."
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sea scallops, thawed and rinsed
  • 12 small fresh mushrooms, halved
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted

Directions

  • Place the scallops and mushrooms in a 9-in. glass pie plate or dish.
  • Combine the wine, lemon juice and seasonings; pour over scallop
  • mixture.
  • Cover and microwave at 50% power for 2 minutes; stir. Cover and
  • microwave at 50% power 4 to 4-1/2 minutes longer or until scallops
  • turn opaque. Stir in melted butter. Yield: 3 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked scallops with 4 mushrooms equals 170 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 407 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as

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Sea Scallops and Mushrooms (continued)

Wine (continued)
Chardonnay or Viognier.