Pan-Seared Scallops With Ginger-Orange Spinach (Cooking Light)

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40mins
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directions

  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl.
  • Place scallops in a shallow dish. Add vodka, vermouth, and half of ginger mixture; toss gently. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.
  • Melt margarine in a large skillet over high heat. Add remaining ginger mixture, and sauté 30 seconds. Add orange rind and juice, and bring to a boil. Stir in spinach, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Remove from skillet, and keep warm.
  • Remove scallops from marinade, reserving marinade. Place skillet coated with cooking spray over high heat until hot. Add scallops; cook 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Add reserved marinade to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook until sauce is reduced to 1/4 cup (about 5 minutes).
  • Arrange scallops over spinach mixture; drizzle with sauce.
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  1. susie cooks
    This is a delicious recipe! I followed the recipe exactly. The orange juice and rind brightens up the spinach. The scallops were perfectly cooked. I will definitely make this again!
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  2. Brookelynne26
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