Pan-Seared Scallops W/ Lemony Herb Sauce Recipe

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Pan-Seared Scallops W/ Lemony Herb Sauce
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  1. Rinse scallops in cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  3. Dust scallops with paprika.
  4. Sear scallops on one side until nicely browned (2-3 minutes). Turn scallops and sear until the second side is browned and somewhat firm to touch.
  5. Transfer scallops to a warm spot and finish searing any remaining scallops.
  6. Return heat to medium-high.
  7. Add lemon juice and boil to reduce by half.
  8. Add cream and boil to reduce to a couple of tablespoons.
  9. Reduce heat to low and whisk in the butter.
  10. Stir in the herbs and capers.
  11. Return the scallops to the pan to warm through, making sure not to let the sauce boil.
  12. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3203.78 Kcal (13414 kJ)
Calories from fat 1073.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 119.32g 184%
Cholesterol 197.23mg 66%
Sodium 11110.41mg 463%
Potassium 6239.55mg 133%
Total Carbs 506.84g 169%
Sugars 0.74g 3%
Dietary Fiber 61.81g 247%
Protein 55.93g 112%
Vitamin C 125.4mg 209%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 14mg 78%
Calcium 463.9mg 46%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 359.73 Kcal (1506 kJ)
Calories from fat 120.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.4g 184%
Cholesterol 22.15mg 66%
Sodium 1247.52mg 463%
Potassium 700.6mg 133%
Total Carbs 56.91g 169%
Sugars 0.08g 3%
Dietary Fiber 6.94g 247%
Protein 6.28g 112%
Vitamin C 14.1mg 209%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 19%
Iron 1.6mg 78%
Calcium 52.1mg 46%

* 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

  • 73.2
  • 86

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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