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Scallops with Citrus Glaze

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

“These scallops are especially scrumptious when served on steamed rice with a green salad on the side.” —Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California
Scallops with Citrus Glaze Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 12 sea scallops (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest


  1. Sprinkle scallops with pepper and salt. In a large skillet, saute scallops in 1 tablespoon oil until firm and opaque. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, cook garlic in remaining oil for 1 minute. Add the juices, soy sauce and orange zest. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve with scallops.

Nutrition Facts

3 each: 235 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 574mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

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