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Scallops with Lemon Oil from Canyon Ranch Health Resort

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Most people know that fish is good for you, but what about other seafood? As it turns out, scallops, in addition to their delectable taste, contain a variety of nutrients that can promote your cardiovascular health, plus provide protection against colon cancer. – Worlds Healthiest Foods


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • Half a ripe papaya, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp minced red bell pepper
  • 2 tsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp chopped green onion
  • 1 tsp minced red onion
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 lb sea scallops (about 12)


In a small bowl, combine 3 tbsp oil and zest. Let sit 1 hour at room temperature. Strain mixture, using a fine sieve. In another small bowl, combine honey and lime juice. Add remaining ingredients for papaya relish and mix well. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large saute pan. Sauté scallops over medium heat until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side. For each serving, place 3 scallops on a plate and drizzle 1 tbsp lemon oil over scallops. Top with 2 tbsp papaya relish.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 245 calories, 14 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 9 g carbohydrates, 20 g protein, 2 g fiber

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

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