Maple-seared scallops

Prep 5 min
Total 10 min
Makes 4 Servings

Ready in just 10 minutes, serve this 100-calorie protein-packed main over a bed of creamy kale, and help yourself to seconds.

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Ingredients

12
sea scallops
1/4 tsp
1/8 tsp
fresh-ground black pepper
2 tsp
1 tbsp
2 tbsp

Instructions

  • Pat scallops dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt, chili flakes and pepper.
  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add oil, then scallops. Cook until dark golden, about 2 min per side. Transfer scallops to a plate. Reduce heat to medium.
  • Add maple syrup and water to pan. Stir until saucy, about 30 sec. Drizzle over scallops.
  • Serve with Creamy Kale.

Reader Tested!

“Easy, quick and delicious! A bit glamorous as well. It felt like fine dining in my own house.” Laura Cofell

Nutrition

Calories 108
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrates 5 g
Fat 3 g
Sodium 281 mg
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Wine Pairings

2011 Le Vieux Pin Petit Sigma Blanc, British Columbia, $20.

Maple scallops & creamed greens – pair it with: A Canadian white. This dry,
aromatic white is a wonderful accessible Okanagan option. Pineapple fruit character on both the nose and palate complements the sweet maple note of the scallops. Our pick: 2011 Le Vieux Pin Petit Sigma Blanc, British Columbia, $20.

Issue: March 2013

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