Seared Scallops with Lemon Orzo Recipe

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Submitted by hardworkinggrandma

Makes 2 servings



Yield: 2 servings (serving size 4 1/2 ounces scallops and about 3/4 cup pasta mixture)

Recipe Ingredients for Seared scallops with lemon Orzo

1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup orzo, uncooked
1/2 cup chicken broth, fat-free, low sodium
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/8 tsp dried thyme
1 tbl chives, chopped
1 tbl lemon juice, fresh
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
3/4 lbs sea scallops
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Seared scallops with lemon Orzo

  1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion to pan; saute 3 minutes. Stir in pasta, broth, wine, and thyme; bring to a boil. cover, reduce heat, adn simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and pasta is al dente. stir in chopped shives adn lemon juice. Keep warm.

  2. heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. sprinkle scallops evenly with salt and pepper. Add scallops to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  3. serve with pasta mixture

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 327.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.7g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
614mg
26%
Potassium
666mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
38.7g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
35.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 5% Iron 5%
* 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
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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