Citrus Scallops with Whole Wheat Couscous Recipe

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Submitted by slimacious

Makes 4 servings



Healthy in a Hurry; Good Housekeeping, May 2009

Recipe Ingredients for Citrus Scallops with Whole Wheat Couscous

2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp lemon peel
1 tbsp lime juice
1/4 tsp lime zest
1 1/4 lbs sea scallops, rinsed
3 tsp olive oil
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 tbsp shallot, finely chopped
8 oz baby greens
1 cup whole wheat couscous

Recipe Directions for Citrus Scallops with Whole Wheat Couscous

  1. From lemon, grate teaspoon peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice. From line, grate teaspoon peel and squeeze 1 tablespoon juice. Set juices aside. In a small bowl combine the peels, salt, and pepper.

  2. Prepare couscous, following package directions.

  3. Place scallops on paper-towel-lined plate; pat dry. Sprinkle with citrus-peel mixture.

  4. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil on medium heat. Add scallops; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until opaque throughout, turning once. Remove from pan; cover.

  5. To skillet, add 1 teaspoon oil and shallot; cook 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in Dijon mustard and citrus juices, scraping up browned bits; cook 1 minute. Toss sauce with greens; place on plates. Top with scallops and chopped parsley. Serve with whole wheat couscous.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 260.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
335
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
345mg
14%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
43.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
31.3g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
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