A Salad of Seared Scallops, Mango Salsa and Tortilla Strips Recipe

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A Salad of Seared Scallops, Mango Salsa and Tortilla Strips
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  1. FOR THE SCALLOPS: Combine ancho, cumin, salt and pepper in a medium shallow bowl. Heat oil in a large sauté pan until smoking.
  2. Dredge 1 side of each scallop in the spice mixture. Place the scallops in the heated pan, chile side down and cook for 20 seconds.
  3. Reduce the heat low, turn the scallops and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove from pan and reserve.
  4. FOR THE TORTILLA STRIPS: Heat oil to 375 degrees F. Fry the tortilla strips in batches. Remove to a plate lined with paper towels and season with salt.
  5. FOR THE VINAIGRETTE: Combine juices, basil and onion in a blender and blend until smooth. With the motor running, slowly add the olive oil until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. FOR THE SALSA: Mix all ingredients into a small bowl.
  7. ASSEMBLY: Place mixed (salad) greens in a large bowl, drizzle with a few tablespoons of the vinaigrette and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  8. Place the greens on a large platter. Arrange the scallops around the platter. Mound the mango salsa and then the fried tortillas in the center of the plate. Drizzle everything with more of the vinaigrette and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3471.56 Kcal (14535 kJ)
Calories from fat 1723.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 191.46g 295%
Cholesterol 96.9mg 32%
Sodium 9858.82mg 411%
Potassium 4840.67mg 103%
Total Carbs 415.16g 138%
Sugars 30.37g 121%
Dietary Fiber 48.75g 195%
Protein 47.97g 96%
Vitamin C 252.6mg 421%
Vitamin A 4mg 133%
Iron 12.7mg 71%
Calcium 481.3mg 48%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 342.41 Kcal (1434 kJ)
Calories from fat 169.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.88g 295%
Cholesterol 9.56mg 32%
Sodium 972.4mg 411%
Potassium 477.45mg 103%
Total Carbs 40.95g 138%
Sugars 3g 121%
Dietary Fiber 4.81g 195%
Protein 4.73g 96%
Vitamin C 24.9mg 421%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 133%
Iron 1.3mg 71%
Calcium 47.5mg 48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 84.6
  • 95

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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