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    Fiesta-Style Scallops

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    34 mins

    30 mins

    4 mins

    Paris D's Note:

    We haven't tried this yet, but I wanted to post it for ZWT8. I don't often find low-fat southwestern recipes, so I was excited to find this. Prep time includes cooking rice.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pat scallops dry
    2. 2
      Combine cumin, chili and black pepper in a medium bowl. Toss scallops in spice mix.
    3. 3
      Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. When oil is hot, add scallops. Cook for 2 minutes per side, undisturbed.
    4. 4
      While scallops are cooking, combine hot rice with chopped cilantro, diced tomato, and jalapeno. Drizzle with lime juice and toss.
    5. 5
      Serve scallops atop rice and garnish with cilantro if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 11, 2012

      55

      Very enjoyable scallops! The rice is wonderful, and I'll make it again just by itself. I'm a bit of a scallop-a-holic, and this is the first time I've used these seasonings on scallops. Delicious! Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT8.

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    • on March 05, 2013

      55

      Really loved this great scallop recipe! The scallops were great of course but the rice makes this special - loved the lime and jalapeno. I used brown rice with great results. Thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for the Best of 2012 event, recommended by DieniaB

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    • on August 08, 2012

      55

      wow this is good the rice was rockin i used little scallops yes bigger would be better i used white rice because i made Seared Sea Scallops in Mandarin Sauce at same time and made each recipe for 1 try this one . i just poured scallops oil and all into rice it was great made for zaar tour 8

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    Nutritional Facts for Fiesta-Style Scallops

    Serving Size: 1 (254 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 458.1
     
    Calories from Fat 51
    11%
    Total Fat 5.7 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 27.2 mg
    9%
    Sodium 469.4 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 79.7 g
    26%
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    18%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 21.4 g
    42%

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