Perfect Food, Picnic, Tailgate, Backyard Recipes and more...
Google
 
Web Alan's Kitchen Recipes

Recipe Index | FUN Trivia Quiz | Grocery Shopping Tips | BEST Places to Picnic | Alan's Kitchen BLOG

Home >> Salad Recipes >> Main Dish Salads
Food, Cooking, Picnic, Tailgate, & Backyard Recipes plus more...

Seared Scallops on Mixed Greens with Citrus Vinaigrette

Salad Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 6 servings (1 salad each)

Prep time: 20 min.
Cooking time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • Vinaigrette
    • 1 - teaspoon grated orange peel
    • 1 - teaspoon grated lime peel
    • 1 - teaspoon minced garlic
    • 2 - teaspoons Gulden's Zesty Honey Mustard
    • 3 - Tablespoons fresh orange juice
    • 1 - Tablespoon lime juice
    • 1 - Tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
    • 1/4 - cup olive oil
    • 3/4 - teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 - teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Salad
    • 18 - sea scallops, muscle tab removed, patted dry (18 = about 1-1/2 lb)
    • 1 - teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 - teaspoon ground black pepper
    • No-Stick Cooking Spray
    • 7-1/2 - cups mixed greens (7-1/2 cups = about 15 oz)
    • 1 - orange, segmented

Directions:

  1. Make Vinaigrette:
    1. Place orange peel, lime peel, garlic, mustard, orange juice, lime juice and vinegar in medium bowl; whisk to combine.
    2. Slowly add half of the oil drop by drop to juice mixture, whisking constantly.
    3. Continue whisking and add remaining oil in a slow stream.
    4. Blend in 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; set aside.
    5. Sprinkle scallops with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Make Salad:
    1. Spray large skillet with cooking spray.
    2. Heat over high heat until hot.
    3. Place half of scallops in skillet and cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until opaque and firm to touch.
    4. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
    5. Repeat with remaining scallops.
    6. Toss greens with vinaigrette.
    7. Place equal amounts of greens on 6 dinner plates.
    8. Place 3 scallops on the side of each salad; garnish with orange segments.
    9. Serve immediately.

Alan's Kitchen Tip:

  • Unsure of how to pick fresh scallops? Fresh scallops are creamy beige to light pink in color. They should have a sweet pleasant smell and be almost dry to the touch.

Page 1 of 1  More recipes


 Menu Ideas & Planning
Menu Ideas & Planning

1000s of great recipes and menu ideas

 
 

 

Powered by ... All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.
Email | AlansKitchen Privacy Policy | Thank you!

Contact Us | About Us | Site Map