Sesame-Crusted, Pan-Seared Scallops with Asian Vinaigrette Recipe

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Sesame-Crusted, Pan-Seared Scallops with Asian Vinaigrette
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  1. In a small bowl add ginger, garlic, green onion, cilantro, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, soy, 1 tablespoon of canola oil, and sake. Whisk ingredients together.
  2. Place 1 teaspoon of vinaigrette in each soup spoon.
  3. Season scallops with salt and pepper.
  4. Place sesame seeds on a plate. Pat down top and bottom side of each scallop in sesame seeds.
  5. In a saute pan, over medium-high heat add remaining tablespoon oil. When oil is hot, add scallops, placing them sesame-crusted side down. Sear for approximately 1 minute, or until sesame seeds brown. Turn and sear on other sesame-crusted side for 1 more minute. Place 1 scallop in each soup spoon. Serve immediately.
  6. * The same serving format can be achieved with only 4 spoons by replenishing each guests spoon for subsequent servings.
  7. Recommended beverage: cold sake
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1257 Kcal (5263 kJ)
Calories from fat 633.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 70.43g 108%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 254.94mg 11%
Potassium 112.36mg 2%
Total Carbs 110.54g 37%
Sugars 12.29g 49%
Dietary Fiber 8.33g 33%
Protein 45.92g 92%
Vitamin C 19mg 32%
Vitamin A 3mg 100%
Iron 8.9mg 49%
Calcium 931.2mg 93%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 921.8 Kcal (3859 kJ)
Calories from fat 464.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51.65g 108%
Cholesterol 55mg 25%
Sodium 186.95mg 11%
Potassium 82.39mg 2%
Total Carbs 81.06g 37%
Sugars 9.01g 49%
Dietary Fiber 6.11g 33%
Protein 33.68g 92%
Vitamin C 13.9mg 32%
Vitamin A 2.2mg 100%
Iron 6.5mg 49%
Calcium 682.9mg 93%

* 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

  • 30.2
  • 34

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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