Scallops with Fruit Salsa

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Nice summer dinner! This can also be served as an appetizer for 8 by splitting scallops up and serving on individual dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In bowl combine all salsa ingredients and mix well.
  2. The sweet vs tart balance can be adjusted to your taste by adding more sugar or lime juice.
  3. Sprinkle each side of the scallops with salt, pepper and sugar.
  4. In skillet, melt butter over medium high heat.
  5. Right when butter starts to turn color, add scallops and cook 1 1/2-2 minutes on each side or until they are lightly browned.
  6. (Make sure they do not overcook!) Transfer scallops to plate and serve with salsa.
Most Helpful

Wow, what a treat! The fruit salsa added such a fresh, tropical touch and complemented the scallops nicely. Thanks, Kim127. Made for ZWT7, Mischief Makers team.

NorthwestGal June 02, 2011

Fabulous. . .totally restaurant quality. I bought the biggest, most beautiful scallops I could find and cut them in half horizontally so that they cook more quickly; 4 giant scallops cut in half were enough for 2 entree portions. I did add some Jamaican Jerk Seasoning on top of the scallops which was a great complement to the flavors in the salsa and BTW, I thought the apple in the salsa was great and I would have never thought to do that. I also snuck some Jalapeno Tabasco and some cantaloupe into the salsa. I loved this meal!

JanuaryBride May 28, 2009

We ate this as an entree for three people. This was very easy to put together and instructions were straightforward. Only change I made was I used less salt in the salsa (personal choice) otherwise I kept everything the same. The flavours with the salsa and scallops were very refreshing. Thank you Kim127

Chef floWer May 03, 2007