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Coriander Scallops With Orange-Ginger Dressing

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3 Tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
2 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 tsp minced peeled fresh ginger
1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
2 Tbsp coriander seeds, coarsely crushed in resealable bag with mallet
16 ea sea scallops, side muscles removed
8 cups mixed baby greens
1 ea navel orange, peel and pith removed, cut between membranes into segments

 

Whisk juice concentrate, vinegar, 1 tablespoon oil, ginger, and cilantro in small bowl.  Season dressing with salt and pepper.

Placed crushed coriander seeds on plate.  Sprinkle scallops with salt and pepper, then press both sides in coriander to coat.  Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add scallops and cook until golden brown and just opaque in center, 1-1/2 to 2 minutes per side.

Divide greens, orange, and scallops among 4 plates.  Drizzle dressing over.

(4 servings)

 

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05/07/2011 - Posted by | Seafood

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