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Lequita Scallops

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Lequita Scallops is an irresistible mouth-watering recipe. An easy to prepare scallop recipe, Lequita Scallops is a dish that you would surely love to try.
  Bay scallops 8 Ounce, uncooked
  Tequila 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Grapefruit 1 Medium, peeled and cut into segments, juice reserved ,collected juice from deeding and sectioning grapefruit should yield about 0.25 cup (Ruby Red)
  Chopped cilantro 4 Teaspoon (For Garnish)

Combine the scallops, tequila, and lime juice in a nonstick frying pan.
Saute for about 5 minutes over medium heat, until the scallops are firm and opaque.
Transfer to a plate with a slotted spoon.
Add the grapefruit juice to the pan, lower the heat, and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, until the liquid is reduced by about half and thickened.
Add the grapefruit segments and scallops.
Toss to mix, remove from the heat, and serve garnished with cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 103 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.91 g1.4%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g0.48%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30 mg10%

Sodium 161.3 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.9 g3.6%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 14 g27.4%

Vitamin A 11.7% Vitamin C 51.8%

Calcium 8% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lequita Scallops Recipe