Citrus Scallops I

Citrus Scallops I

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"Serve this citrusy scallop dish atop fresh cooked pasta. Add some crusty bread and bottle of chilled white wine and you've got yourself an elegant dinner."

Ingredients

45 m servings 264 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 21.5 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1059 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the red bell pepper, green onions and garlic. Cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add the scallops, salt and red pepper flakes. Cook until the scallops are opaque and the red bell pepper is tender, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  2. Stir in the lime zest and juice, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet. Cook for 1 minute. Add the oranges and cilantro, cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.

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Ok this was really good.. really really good! It was extremely quick and easy to make, too. I made a couple minor changes... i didn't have any cilantro (well ok i admit it, i *did*, but... it ha...

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Yuck! These citrus flavors did not go well with the scallops at all!

Ok this was really good.. really really good! It was extremely quick and easy to make, too. I made a couple minor changes... i didn't have any cilantro (well ok i admit it, i *did*, but... it ha...

This dish was great! I took one of the reviewer's advice and omitted an orange, and I found that that was smart move. I served this with lo mein noodles and it was a big hit. I'd definitly ma...

This was a delightfully light yet satisfying way to fix scallops. The dish was quite colorful and the suggestion for preparing pasta was equally good. I think my orange slices were just way to...

I only used half the oil and served over angel hair pasta. A great, quick low-cal meal that my husband and daughter loved! Next time I will half the red pepper to make more mild.

Yuck! These citrus flavors did not go well with the scallops at all!

The ingredients in this definitely intrigued me so I planned it as a Sunday night dinner for my husband and I. I cut down on the about of oil slightly and only used 2 oranges instead of the 4 a...

A local store that specializes in fresh seafood was having a sale and they had HUGE scallops, so I went on a search for a great scallop recipe and I FOUND IT!!!! Wow-really flavorful, I added ab...

My husband and I thought this was delicious. The kids wouldn't touch it though, even my brave one. I didn't have green onions or a red pepper so used some white onion and a green pepper. I on...

What a great recipe!!! The whole family (husband and 5yr son) always asks for 2nds & 3rds! Its a very easy recipe to adopt to what you have in your pantry. I used 8oz of mandarin oranges, oran...