Curry-Dusted Scallops with Pea PuréE Recipe

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Submitted by amydrummond

Makes 4 servings



Golden-brown scallops are gorgeous when framed by a bright pea purée. An infusion of curry and lime juice invigorates this dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Curry-Dusted Scallops with Pea Purée

10 ounces frozen baby peas (not thawed)
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 scallions, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 1/2 pounds sea scallops
1 tablespoon olive oil

Recipe Directions for Curry-Dusted Scallops with Pea Purée

  1. Cook peas on stovetop with water (1/4 cup) according to package directions (do not drain). Pulse in a food processor with cooking water, butter, scallions, lime juice (to taste), and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a coarse purée. Season with salt.

  2. Stir together curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper on a plate. Pat scallops dry and coat all over with curry mixture.

  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot, then sauté scallops in 2 batches, turning once, until browned and just cooked through, about 4 minutes per batch. Transfer with tongs to a clean plate. Serve scallops over pea purée.

Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Sear

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 278.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
294
Calories from Fat
98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
321mg
13%
Potassium
763mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
15.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
32.7g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 7% Iron 11%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
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