You are here

Seared Scallop Salad

Diet.Chef's picture
Ingredients
  King scallops 12 Large
  Low fat spread/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Clear honey 1 Tablespoon
  Ripe pears 2 , washed
  Rocket 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Watercress 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Walnuts 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Clean the scallops removing the thin black vein from around the white meat and coral. Rinse thoroughly and dry on absorbent kitchen paper.
2. Cut into 2-3 thick slices, depending on the scallop size.
3. Heat a griddle pan or heavy- based frying pan, then when hot, add the low-fat spread or butter and allow to melt.
4. Once melted, sear the scallops for 1 minute on each side or until golden. Remove from the pan and reserve.
5. Briskly whisk together the orange juice, balsamic vinegar and honey to make the dressing and reserve.
6. With a small, sharp knife carefully cut the pears into quarters, core then cut into chunks.
7. Mix the rocket leaves, watercress, pear chunks and walnuts. Pile on to serving plates and top with the scallops.
8. Drizzle over the dressing and grind over plenty of black pepper. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
3.990475
Average: 4 (21 votes)