Simply Seared Sea Scallops (from Alfalfa’s Market) Serves 4

  • 1-Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground sea salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1-pound Sea Scallops 

Make sure the scallops are dry and bring to room temperature right before cooking. Season scallops on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add scallops, and depending on size, cook for about 2 1/2 -3 minutes per side, until cooked through. Don’t overcook!

Serve with steamed Swiss chard, black quinoa and mango chutney.

Per serving: 130 calories, 4.4 g fat, 19 g protein, high in magnesium, phosphorus, selenium and vitamin B12.


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