Scallops with Caribbean Chimichurri

 The following recipe makes a delicious and refreshing accompaniment to a Caribbean-themed meal.

 

Serves 1

 

Ingredients

Seared Sea Scallops with Caribbean Chimichurri (Gluten Free Recipe)

 

  • 4 sea scallops (U-10 scallop size)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of salt and pepper

For Chimichurri

  • 1/2 Tbsp - Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 Tbsp - Lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1/2 Tbsp - Lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp - Sugar
  • 1 tsp - Garlic, fresh, minced
  • 2 tsp - Each: fresh cilantro, parsley and scallions, finely chopped

 

Directions

  1. Season scallops with salt and pepper, place olive oil in a saute pan or skillet. When pan is hot, add scallops and cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove from pan and place on serving plate.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over scallops. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

 

Calories: 184

Total Fat: 8 g

Saturated Fat: 1 g

Cholesterol: 40 mg

Sodium: 197 mg

Total Carbohydrates: 8 g

Fiber: 0 g

Sugar: 3 g

Protein: 21 g