Portuguese-Style Scallops Recipe

Looking for an easy Portuguese-Style Scallops recipe? Learn how to make Portuguese-Style Scallops using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kdanica

Makes 4 servings



serving size: 5 ounces scallops and 1/2 cup rice

Recipe Ingredients for Portuguese-Style Scallops

1 1/2 pounds sea scallops
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1/3 cup sweet red wine
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
5 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups white rice

Recipe Directions for Portuguese-Style Scallops

  1. Sprinkle scallops with salt and pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a 10-inch cast-iron or heavy skillet over high heat until very hot (about 3 minutes). Add half of scallops; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove scallops from pan; keep warm. Repeat procedure with 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and remaining scallops. Remove scallops from pan.

  2. Stir in port and lemon juice, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add scallops, 3 tablespoons parsley, and garlic; saute 30 seconds over high heat. Serve scallops over rice. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley.

Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 301.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
543
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
573mg
24%
Potassium
721mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
80.7g
27%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
35.5g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 8% Iron 27%
* 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
95% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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