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Scallop Piccata Recipe

Looking for an easy Scallop Piccata recipe? Learn how to make Scallop Piccata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jennaleigh11

Makes 4 servings



delicious, good with lobster meat also

Recipe Ingredients for Scallop Piccata

1 pound dry sea scallops, tough muscle removed (see Ingredient note)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
8 ounces whole-wheat angel hair pasta
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup clam juice
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup chopped garlic
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and chopped
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Scallop Piccata

  1. 1.Put a large pot of water on to boil.

  2. 2.Sprinkle scallops on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and add the scallops; cook, turning once, until browned on both sides, about 6 minutes total. Transfer to a plate.

  3. 3.Cook pasta in the boiling water until not quite tender, about 4 minutes. Drain and rinse.

  4. 4.Whisk wine, clam juice and cornstarch in a small bowl until smooth.

  5. 5.Cook garlic in the pan over medium-high heat, stirring often, until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the wine mixture; bring to a boil and cook until thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, capers and butter; cook until the butter melts, 1 to 2 minutes.

  6. 6.Return the scallops to the pan, add the pasta and cook, stirring gently, until heated through and coated with the sauce, about 1 minute. Stir in parsley and serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 261.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
381
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
521mg
22%
Potassium
483mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
53.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
27.0g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 7% Iron 15%
* 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 selenium
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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