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Sesame Skewered Scallops

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  Scallops 1 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon, toasted and crushed
  Grated onion 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned pineapple chunks 8 Ounce, drained (Juice Pack, 1 Can)
  Green peppers 2 Medium, cut into 1-inch pieces
  Cherry tomatoes 12

Thaw scallops, if frozen.
Place in a plastic bag.
For marinade, combine sherry, cooking oil, sesame seed, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Pour marinade over scallops.
Close bag.
Marinate in the refrigerator for several hours, turning bag occasionally.
Drain, reserving marinade, Thread scallops on 6 skewers, alternating them with pine- apple and green pepper.
Place skewers in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
Pour remaining marinade over skewers.
Bake in a 425° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till scallops are tender, turning skewers once or twice during the cooking time.
Thread tomatoes on ends of skewers.
Bake 5 minutes more.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1021 Calories from Fat 363

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.8%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149.7 mg49.9%

Sodium 2226.7 mg92.8%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.5 g42.2%

Sugars 38.1 g

Protein 83 g166.7%

Vitamin A 50.8% Vitamin C 483.9%

Calcium 32.8% Iron 25.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sesame Skewered Scallops Recipe