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Pan Seared Scallops with Ginger Orange Spinach Recipe

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Submitted by srobertory

Makes 4 servings



Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 5 scallops, 3/4 cup spinach mixture, and 1 tablespoon sauce)

Recipe Ingredients for Pan Seared Scallops with Ginger Orange Spinach

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, julienne-cut peeled
1 tablespoon sliced green onions
4 garlic cloves, minced
20 sea scallops (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1/2 cup vodka
2 ounces dry vermouth
1 teaspoon stick margarine or butter
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
17 ounces chopped fresh spinach
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Pan Seared Scallops with Ginger Orange Spinach

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Place scallops in a shallow dish. Add vodka, vermouth, and half of ginger mixture; toss gently. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

  3. Melt margarine in a large skillet over high heat. Add remaining ginger mixture, and sauté 30 seconds. Add orange rind and juice, and bring to a boil. Stir in spinach, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Remove from skillet, and keep warm.

  4. Remove scallops from marinade, reserving marinade. Place skillet coated with cooking spray over high heat until hot. Add scallops; cook 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Add reserved marinade to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook until sauce is reduced to 1/4 cup (about 5 minutes).

  5. Arrange scallops over spinach mixture; drizzle with sauce.

  6. CALORIES 233 (13% from fat); FAT 3.3g (sat 0.5g,mono 0.5g,poly 1g); IRON 7.5mg; CHOLESTEROL 56mg; CALCIUM 302mg; CARBOHYDRATE 17.1g; SODIUM 799mg; PROTEIN 36.2g; FIBER 10.2g

  7. Cooking Light, JUNE 1998

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 341.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
269
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
636mg
26%
Potassium
1234mg
35%
Total Carbohydrates
12.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
29.1g
Vitamin A 229% Vitamin C 84%
Calcium 17% Iron 22%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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