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Simple Seared Scallops Recipe

Looking for an easy Simple Seared Scallops recipe? Learn how to make Simple Seared Scallops using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ilovellamas

Makes 4 servings



These sea scallops are crisp and glazed outside, tender and moist inside. Serve with orzo tossed with chopped tomato, feta cheese, basil, salt, and black pepper.

Recipe Ingredients for Simple Seared Scallops

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1 1/2 pounds sea scallops
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Recipe Directions for Simple Seared Scallops

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add scallops. Seal bag, and shake to coat.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallops; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  3. Add wine and vinegar to pan; cook 3 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring with a whisk. Stir in scallops; remove from heat. Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.

  4. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces scallops)

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 212.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
214
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
567mg
24%
Potassium
584mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
9.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
29.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 8%
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
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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