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Chili Scallops With Black Bean Salsa

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Chili Scallops With Black Bean Salsa ! Wow ! I love this irresistibly seasoned seafood dish with a generous serving of my favorite savory seafood sauces. Try this Chili Scallops With Black Bean Salsa for my next meal and let me know if you like it 1
  Black beans 1 Can (10 oz), rinsed and drained
  Whole kernel corn 1 Can (10 oz), drained
  Finely chopped red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh cilantro leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), loosely packed , chopped
  Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sea scallops 1 Pound
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Cilantro leaves 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
  Red hot chili pepper 2 (For Garnish)
  Lime wedges 4

In large bowl, mix black beans, corn, onion, chopped cilantro, lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Set black bean salsa aside.
Rinse scallops with cold running water to remove sand from crevices; pat dry with paper towels.
In medium bowl, mix chili powder, sugar, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; add scallops, tossing to coat.
In nonstick 12 inch skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium high heat until very hot.
Add scallops and cook 3 to 6 minutes until scallops are lightly browned on the outside and turn opaque throughout, turning once.
Arrange black bean salsa and scallops on 4 dinner plates; garnish with cilantro leaves and red chiles.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1629 Calories from Fat 176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149.7 mg49.9%

Sodium 2026.3 mg84.4%

Total Carbohydrates 226 g75.3%

Dietary Fiber 51.9 g207.8%

Sugars 19.6 g

Protein 142 g284.2%

Vitamin A 110.1% Vitamin C 135.4%

Calcium 52.5% Iron 101.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chili Scallops With Black Bean Salsa Recipe