Pan-Seared Scallops with Chipotle-Orange Sauce

Looking for something to add variety to your dinner menu this week? Our Pan-Seared Scallops with Chipotle-Orange Sauce are a light dinner option packed with protein and nutrients from Florida Orange Juice.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Florida Orange Juice
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions
  • 1 ½ lb. large sea scallops
  • 2 tbsp. butter, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt, divided
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce

Preparation

1. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.

2. Sprinkle scallops with paprika and 1/8 teaspoon of salt.

3. Add scallops to pan; cook for 3 minutes on each side or until browned.

4. Remove from pan, and keep warm.

5. Add Florida Orange Juice and chiles to the pan.

6. Bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to ¼ cup (about 1 minute).

7. Add 1 tablespoon of butter and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon of salt, stirring with a whisk until smooth.

8. Serve the sauce with scallops, and garnish with the green onions.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size
Amount per serving
Calories
401.7
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat9.8g 13%
    • Saturated Fat5.4g 27%
    • Trans Fat0.3g
  • Sodium1904mg 83%
  • Total Carbohydrate18.1g 7%
    • Dietary Fiber0.6g 2%
    • Total Sugars4g 8%
  • Protein47.1g 94%
  • Vitamin A902.7mcg 100%
  • Vitamin C15mg 17%
  • Calcium34mg 3%
  • Iron1.5mg 8%
  • Thiamin0.1mg 8%
  • Folate56mcg 14%
  • Potassium1.5mg 0%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.