Scallops With Sicilian Orange Salad Recipe

Scallops with Sicilian Orange Salad is a refreshing and vibrant dish that combines the delicate sweetness of scallops with the bright citrus flavors of Sicilian oranges. The scallops are seared to perfection, creating a golden crust while maintaining a tender and juicy center. The salad is made with a mix of fresh oranges, arugula, red onions, and olives, dressed with a tangy vinaigrette. This dish is perfect for a light and elegant meal, showcasing the flavors of the sea and the Mediterranean.

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Ingredients for Scallops With Sicilian Orange Salad Recipe

  • 1 Large Scallops
  • 0.17 Sicilian Oranges
  • 0.17 cup Arugula
  • 1/50 Ed Onion, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/50 cup Pitted Olives
  • 0.17 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 tablespoon Orange Juice
  • 0.08 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 0.08 teaspoon Honey
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Scallops With Sicilian Orange Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by preparing the Sicilian orange salad. Peel and segment the oranges, removing any pith and seeds.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the orange segments, arugula, thinly sliced red onions, and pitted olives.
  • STEP 3.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.
  • STEP 4.Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  • STEP 5.Next, prepare the scallops. Pat them dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 6.Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  • STEP 7.Once the skillet is hot, add the scallops in a single layer, making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
  • STEP 8.Sear the scallops for about 2-3 minutes on each side until they develop a golden crust and are cooked through.
  • STEP 9.Remove the scallops from the skillet and serve them on a bed of the Sicilian orange salad.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with some fresh herbs, such as parsley or basil, if desired.
  • STEP 11.Serve immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the scallops dry before cooking to ensure a nice sear.
  • Do not overcook the scallops as they can become tough and rubbery.
  • Feel free to add some additional ingredients to the salad, such as cherry tomatoes or feta cheese, for extra flavor and texture.
  • For a more substantial meal, serve the scallops and salad with some crusty bread or a side of roasted potatoes.

Storage and Serving

  • This dish is best served immediately after cooking to enjoy the freshness of the scallops and the salad.
  • If you have any leftovers, store the scallops and salad separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator.
  • The scallops can be reheated gently in a skillet over low heat, being careful not to overcook them.
  • The salad can be enjoyed cold as a refreshing side dish or used as a topping for sandwiches or wraps.
Nutrition
value
25
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein6 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    9mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    78mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    6mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    4mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    6mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp