Seared Scallops with Spicy Papaya Sauce

Seared Scallops with Spicy Papaya Sauce

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"I made this for my husbands birthday, and it was a hit. We both ooohed and aaahed throughout dinner."

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  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 29.6 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 912 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine papaya, red pepper, jalapeno onion, lime juice, cilantro, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large sealable bag, combine flour, black pepper, and remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt. Add scallops, and shake to coat.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add scallops; cook and stir until golden. Serve scallops over papaya sauce.
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This is a great recipe if you are having guests over for dinner. Easy to make, impressive to serve. I split the sauce in half -- the first half I kept as a finely diced salsa, the second half I ...

Like others, I skipped flouring the scallops and just seared them over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes per side. Also, as others suggested, I made half of the papaya mix into a salsa, and I pu...

This meal was absolutely delicious. The only thing we did different was lightly simmer the papaya sauce for about (5) minutes to make it blend together. Big hit.