Pan-Seared Scallops With Lemon Sauce Recipe

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Pan-Seared Scallops With Lemon Sauce
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  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove peel (yellow part only) from lemon in long strips.
  2. Squeeze 1 1/2 tablespoons of juice from lemon into a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Combine lemon peel, wine, shallots and garlic in heavy small saucepan. Boil until mixture is reduced to about 1/2 cup, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add cream and turmeric and boil until mixture thickens and is reduced to 1 1/4 cups, about 13 minutes.
  5. Pour mixture through fine strainer and discard solids.
  6. Return sauce to pan and whisk in 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Preheat oven to 200C/400°F Rinse scallops (remove coral and set aside if attached) and pat dry with paper towels.
  8. Toss scallops in bowl with salt and pepper.
  9. Melt 1 tablespoon butter with 1 tablespoon oil in heavy large skillet over high heat.
  10. Working in batches, add scallops to skillet and sear until browned and almost opaque in center, about 1-2 minutes each. Add remaining butter and oil as needed.
  11. Transfer scallops to rimmed baking sheet and bake about 3 minutes.
  12. While scallops are baking, saute corals in same pan for 1-2 minutes, if using.
  13. Divide sauce among plates and arrange scallops and coral atop sauce and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 523.45 Kcal (2192 kJ)
Calories from fat 230.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.61g 39%
Cholesterol 157.94mg 53%
Sodium 1532.38mg 64%
Potassium 833.7mg 18%
Total Carbs 16.87g 6%
Sugars 1.43g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.59g 2%
Protein 48.85g 98%
Vitamin C 6.5mg 11%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 62.6mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 148.46 Kcal (622 kJ)
Calories from fat 65.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.26g 39%
Cholesterol 44.79mg 53%
Sodium 434.6mg 64%
Potassium 236.45mg 18%
Total Carbs 4.78g 6%
Sugars 0.41g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.17g 2%
Protein 13.85g 98%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 11%
Iron 0.7mg 14%
Calcium 17.7mg 6%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.5
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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