Organic Food Recipes

Recipe for Summer’s Best Seared Scallops

                                                                  Seared Scallops with Gremolata 

Seared Scallops with Gremolata RecipeMakes 4 servings. Choose large, meaty sea scallops for ease of preparation, and remember this gremolata, which is simply a Mediterranean mix of fresh herbs  works well with other protein choices as well: lamb, chicken, turkey. Make the recipe work for you.





1 1/2 lb. large sea scallops

Kosher salt and freshly milled black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, divided

1 shallot, minced

½ cup dry white wine

Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon

1 tablespoon minced Italian parsley

1 tablespoon minced chives

1 tablespoon minced basil

Season scallops with salt and pepper on a paper towel. Heat half the oil in a large skillet then sear the scallops until brown on the edges, about 3-4 minutes. Move t a warm dish.

Add remaining oil, shallots and sauté 1 minute, and then add wine, lemon, parsley, chives and basil.  Heat 1 minute then pour over scallops and serve.

Nutritional readout: 175 calories, FAT 3.7 g., PROTEIN 28.8 g., CARB 4.3 g., FIBER .3 g.