Healthy Recipe: Pan Seared Deep Sea Scallop
Try this healthy seafood recipe created by The Medical Center of Plano Chef Miguel.
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here’s a healthy and delicious recipe with a southwest flair from our fabulous TMCP Chef Miguel.
Pan Seared Deep Sea Scallop
2 oz fresh papaya, diced
2 oz fresh mango, diced
2 oz cucumber, peeled and diced
Handful chopped fresh cilantro
Fresh squeezed juice from 2 limes
2 jalapeño chili (or green chili), seeded and minced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 lb deep sea scallops, rinsed, drained and dried with a paper towel
Fresh mint or cilantro leaf for garnish
Combine the papaya, mango, cucumber, cilantro, lime juice and jalapeño. Season to taste with salt and pepper, refrigerate for at least a ½ hour.
Heat olive oil in a skillet or frying pan over high heat. Add 4 scallops to the pan and sear on all sides (about 2 minutes for each side).
Remove scallops from pan and set aside. Place a little of the mango salsa in the middle of the plate and then place the seared scallop gently on top of the salsa and garnish with a fresh cilantro or mint.
Serve hot and enjoy!