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  • Citrus Scallops

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    Citrus Scallops
    Prep: 5 min Cook: 10 min Servings: 4
    by Robyn Savoie
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    The bright color of the red bell pepper and oranges, combined with lime juice; give these scallops a refreshing burst of flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Medium Red Bell Pepper, Cut Into This Strips
    • 4 Whole Scallions, Sliced Thinly
    • 1 Clove Garlic, Minced
    • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
    • 1 Lb. Sea Scallops
    • 1/4 Tsp. Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
    • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
    • 2 Tbsp. Fresh Lime Juice
    • 1/2 Tsp. Lime Zest
    • 4 Medium Navel Oranges, Peeled and Sectioned (Tip)
    • Garnish:
    • Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
    • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

    Directions

    1. In a large skillet, sauté the pepper, onions and garlic in oil for 1 minute.
    2. Add scallops, salt and pepper flakes; cook for 4 minutes. Add lime juice and peel; cook for 1 minute. Reduce heat.
    3. Add orange sections; cook 2 minutes longer or until scallops are opaque. Serve with rice or pasta. Garnish with cilantro and red pepper flakes.
    4. Cook's Tip: You can substitute 1 large can mandarin oranges, drained for the navel orange sections.

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